Compelled by God’s Love

Compelled by God's Love
November 26, 2017

II CORINTHIANS 5:14-15
WHY SHOULD WE EMBRACE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF INTERNATIONAL MISSIONS?

BECAUSE WE ARE COMPELLED TO DO SO BY THE LOVE OF CHRIST!

HOW EXACTLY DOES THE LOVE OF CHRIST COMPEL US TO EMBRACE INTERNATIONAL MISSIONS?

I. WE ARE COMPELLED, AS MUCH AS WE CAN, TO LEARN MORE!

II. WE ARE COMPELLED, AS MUCH AS WE CAN, TO PRAY MORE!

III. WE ARE COMPELLED, AS MUCH AS WE CAN, TO GIVE MORE!

*2016 SBC MISSIONARY SUPPORT RECEIVED FROM SBC CHURCHES…
GOAL =$155,000,000 RECEIPTS =$153,000,000

*100% OF THE ANNUAL LOTTIE MOON CHRISTMAS OFFERING GOES TO SUPPORT THE WORK OF SBC IMB MISSIONARIES ON THE FIELD!
$50 WILL PROVIDE 25 CUPS OF COFFEE FOR WORKERS IN MEXICO CITY WHO MEET WITH BUSINESS PEOPLE TO SHARETHE GOSPEL
$200 WILL PROVIDE SIX MONTHS OF METRO TICKETS FOR A MISSIONARY WORKING IN DOWNTOWN MOSCOW
$500 WILL PROVIDE A SUPPLY OF BIBLES AND VIDEOS TRANSLATED INTO SPECIFIC LANGUAGES FOR WITNESSING TO UNREACHED PEOPLE GROUPS
$1000 WILL PROVIDE SOUND EQUIPMENT FOR A CHURCH PLANTED BY IMB MISSIONARIES IN JAPAN
$5,000 WIL PROVIDE A THREE-WEEK TRIP FOR A MISSIONARY TO PENETRATE THE MOUNTAINS OF NEPAL IN ORDER TO MAKE CONTACT WITH A HARD-TO-ACCESS UNREACHED PEOPLE GROUP THERE. *

IV. WE ARE COMPELLED, AS MUCH AS WE CAN, TO GO MORE! Acts 1:8

V. WE ARE COMPELLED, AS MUCH AS WE CAN, TO SEND MORE!

-IN THE LAST REPORTED YEAR (2015):
1.9 MILLION HEARD THE GOSPEL
175,290 NEW BELIEVERS
15,058 TRAINED PASTORS
6,138 NEW CHURCHES PLANTED


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