Special Mission Seminars and Studies are designed to help inspire churches and pastors for missions and make them aware of their mission responsibilities and opportunities. For more information on scheduling a seminar or study contact the Mission Mobilization Team.
Acts 1:8 Leadership Conference and Seminar
This one-day conference provides an overview of the Acts 1:8 Challenge initiative focusing on God’s mission for every church. Acts 1:8 partners – the local Baptist association (Jerusalem), state Baptist Convention (Judea), the North American Mission Board (Samaria), and the International Mission Board (ends of the earth) – make presentations describing and offering numerous partnership opportunities.
Time is set aside during the conference for interaction with partners, as well as for praying for specific people groups to be reached with the gospel at home and abroad. A closing challenge encourages churches to sign up for the Acts 1:8 Challenge or to renew their commitment to an Acts 1:8 paradigm of missions and ministry.
An Acts 1:8 Challenge Conference is designed to assist local Baptist associations in presenting the Acts 1:8 challenge of Jesus to their churches. It provides a strong framework for missions and ministry around the Great Commission and Acts 1:8.
One-Day Missions Seminar
Based on the book, When Missions Shapes the Mission
This study will:
- Assist pastors and mission leaders to lead their church on a faith journey to take the gospel to the nations
- Help you gain a realistic perspective of the status of missions in your church
- Present a biblical perspective of what your church is called to do
- Present proven ideas to help your congregation be a more effective missions church.
“This book is simply intended to be a useful tool in your hands to spur you on to be a missions-focused congregation, led by a missions-minded pastor looking to honor a mission-hearted Savior.”- DAVID HORNER, Author
Acts 1:8 Sunday School Curriculum
Sunday School and small groups are excellent environments to teach a Great Commission/Acts 1:8 paradigm of missions. Acts 1:8 Challenge curriculum and studies are free to every Southern Baptist church.
During Jesus’ final moments on earth, He challenged His followers to go out into the world and be His witnesses. His final challenge was all about missions. Specifically, He said we should become His witnesses in Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria, and to the ends of the earth. These 13-session studies will help individuals in your church discover a new way to look at missions. You will learn how this challenge must be applied to the life of every believer. Everyone has a role in missions. Whatever it is, all Jesus asks is that we each play our part.
Many lessons come with a high-quality video segmentdesigned to be used in-class to illustrate or reinforce a key point of the session.
To download the studies and more information visit: http://www.actsone8.com/a18c/
Acts 1:8 Doctrine Study
This 2005 Doctrine Study The Acts 1:8 Challenge: Empowering the Church to Be On Mission provides a biblical view of the Acts 1:8 Challenge, and will be an important resource to have on hand as you implement an Acts 1:8 Challenge vision in your church. Purchase the study at any LifeWay Christian Store, order the study online at www.lifeway.com, or call the catalog store at 1 800 448-8032. There is a leader’s guide and a student workbook.
To download the studies and more information visit: http://www.actsone8.com/actsone8pb.aspx?pageid=8589948335