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God's Love Is For Everyone... Welcome!

It's very rewarding... to know that you are a

faithful ambassador of God's love.


Evangelism

As believers, we are each called to be ambassadors for Jesus Christ, and have a responsibility to share His good news. If we are faithful to plant the seed of God's word, the Lord assumes the responsibility for bearing fruit through that seed (1 Corinthians 3:6).

The individuals we serve long for a relationship with God, and like everyone else, they come to the Father through Jesus. He said, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father but through me," (John 14:6 NAU)

Salvation through faith in Jesus Christ is, "good news of a great joy which shall be for all people," (Luke 2:10). The word of God is like a seed planted in the hearts of those who hear, (Matthew 13:189-23). "Faith comes by hearing and hearing by the word of God," (Romans 10:17). God's word does not return to Him void, without accomplishing the purpose for which he sent it, (Isaiah 55:11).

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Discipleship

Learning to follow Jesus is what church is all about. We encourage one another to let the Lord have first place in our lives. Our participants are often on the receiving end of blessings and our church services give them opportunities to lead, to serve, and to worship, in spirit and in truth.

Who will you pray with these brothers and sisters in Christ? Who will stand by their side in worship and commit time and compassion to encourage them in their Christian faith? When the ministry of Christ For People With Developmental Disabilities began in 1979, it was estimated that less than 5% of church congregations in the United States were actively ministering to people with disabilities (Moody Press 1980). We praise the Lord for the opportunity He's given us to be involved in this special arena of Christian outreach.

 We've learned that making a church physically accessible by building ramps, elevators, and barrier free restrooms, is only the beginning. A congregation's acceptance and love will show that all the barriers are truly gone.


Christian Fellowship

As Christian believers, our relationship with one another in the body of Christ is to be based on acceptance and love. "Therefore, accept one another, just as Christ has accepted us to the glory of the Father," (Romans 15:7 NAU). We're described in scripture as brothers and sisters. The Lord intends closeness for us to share that will prove to the world that our faith is real and that we belong to Him.

Jesus said, "By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another," (John 13:35 NAU). The Apostle Paul talks about our practice of loving one another, and says, "excel still more," (1 Thessalonians 4:10 NAU). There is a scripture verse that sums up our ministry's view on fellowship very well: "Having so fond an affection for you, we were well-pleased to impart to you not only the gospel of God, but also our own lives, because you had become very dear to us," (1 Thessalonians 2:8 NAU).

Be faithful in sharing God's word through evangelism and teaching. But be just as faithful in sharing his love, and your very lives, with others.

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