Our Mission: Love God, Love Others, Help Others Love God
Our mission is to glorify God by exalting Jesus Christ and expanding his kingdom in the lives of people everywhere. We are all about making disciples everywhere and always.
“Go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.” (Matthew 28:18-20)
Love God, Love Others, Help Others Love God
“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.” “Love your neighbor as yourself.” (Matthew 22:37-40)
Our Vision: GATHER, BUILD, MENTOR, PLANT
Our Vision is to be a congregation mobilized* for gathering, building, mentoring, and planting Christ's Church in our community, convention, and continent.
- Be a Come and See church by GATHERING believers and the unchurched in our community
- BUILD and equip followers of Jesus to make disciples locally and globally
- Be a MENTOR and resource for churches, pastors, and missions within the IBC and beyond
- PLANT new campuses, congregations, and churches
* A mobilized church is a healthy church with a biblical mission, common values, shared vision, and effective strategies for impacting its community and world by reproducing disciples, leaders, and congregations.
- Real before God and one another
- Relational with God, fellow Christ-followers, and neighbors
- Relevant to our community in this time and this place