“After this I looked and there before me was a great multitude that no one could count,
from every nation, tribe, people and language, standing before the throne and in front of the Lamb. They were wearing white robes and were holding palm branches in their hands. And they cried out in a loud voice: ‘Salvation belongs to our God, who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb.’”
Revelation 7:9-10 (NIV)
While a culture of faith-sharing fueled by interpersonal relationships is key to the multiplication of disciples, the above vision of an innumerable number of saints may be reached only when the evangelism efforts of individuals are strengthened and supported by the body of believers in the form of Christ’s Church.
In the diversity of this ultimate Kingdom of believers, too, we can see the importance of providing places of worship, discipleship, and fellowship for groups of every language, ethnicity, and socio-economic status.
As the Courageous Churches team seeks to provide for and encourage existing Virginia Baptist congregations, we now endeavor also to facilitate a movement of new worshipping communities emerging locally and globally.
Whether by expanding and diversifying your own congregation with a multi-site or beginning to reach those not yet connected with a body of believers with a new church start, join fellow Virginia Baptists in striving to facilitate a movement of churches multiplying through the following Courageous Churches initiatives:
For more information about Courageous Churches, contact Wayne Faison.
View members of the Courageous Churches team.