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Missions Report For August 2009


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Power Point used for Missions Sunday August, 2009. Why missions is important and why we should all go on Short-Term Missions trips.

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Missions Report For August 2009

  1. 1. Realizing Our Future
  2. 2. <ul><li>&quot;Lost people matter to God, and so they must matter to us.&quot; -- Keith Wright </li></ul>Why is Missions So Important
  3. 3. Why Not Just Send Money? Why Should I Go On a Short-Term Missions Trip? <ul><li>&quot;Some wish to live within the sound of a chapel bell; I wish to run a rescue mission within a yard of hell.&quot; – C.T. Studd </li></ul>
  4. 4. Lives are Changed Why Missions?
  5. 5. Why CWOC is CWOC <ul><li>Why Missions? </li></ul>
  6. 6. You See How Big God Is <ul><li>Why Missions? </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>“ The most common areas of change that people recall included becoming more aware of other people’s struggles; learning more about poverty, justice, or the world; increasing compassion; deepening or enriching their faith;broadening their spiritual understanding; and boosting their financial generosity” Barna Group </li></ul>What Happens When You Go On a Missions Trip?
  8. 8. <ul><li>“ I grew up some on that trip. I started learning that the Christian walk wasn't just about fun youth group outings and trying to stay on the right side of God's rules. It was about serving. To this day, I still remember those lessons…” </li></ul>Heather Koerner: Take a Trip, Change Your Life (Reflecting on her First Missions Trip as a teenager.)
  9. 9. &quot;To know the will of God, we need an open Bible and an open map.&quot; William Carey
  10. 10. <ul><li>Obviously, today is Missions Sunday. </li></ul><ul><li>If you are supporting Missions each month, please put it in the offering when it comes time. </li></ul><ul><li>If you aren’t supporting Missions, give it some serious thought, please. For Your Sake, not just God’s. </li></ul>