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Missions Definition by Pastor Jeremy Collins

Missions is the extension of the ministry of the Local Church outside of its walls and sphere of direct influence to places and to people it cannot reach itself by sending and partnering with others who are like-minded and who can and will go on their behalf.

M — Mandate (to) — Preach, Baptize, Train
Matthew 28:18, 19; Acts 1:8

I — Intercession (for) — The Lost, The Givers, The Goers
Matthew 9:37–38; 2 Thessalonians 3:1,2

S — Suffering — Persecution from without and within
2 Timothy 4:5; 2 Timothy 3:10–12; 1 Peter 4:12–13

S — Sacrifice — Financial, Physical, Emotional
2 Timothy 2:4; Romans 12:1,2

I — Involvement — “All in”, “You”
1 Corinthians 16:1,2; 1 Corinthians 12:12-20

O — Obedience (to) — The Will and Word of God
John 2:5; 1 Samuel 15:22

N — Nearness (to) — God: His Presence and His Power
James 4:8; Philippians 2:1–16

S — Standing Power — No Quitting – Pressing On
Ephesians 6:12-18; 1 Corinthians 16:13; Philippians 3:14

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