American Baptists Churches - USA
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The ABC Mission Statement

American Baptists
are a Christ-centered,
biblically grounded,
ethnically diverse people
called to radical discipleship
in Christ Jesus.

Our commitment to Jesus
propels us to
 nurture authentic relationships
with one another...
build healthy churches...
transform our communities...
and speak the
prophetic word in love.

 As a people of prayer, purpose, and passion,
we are in the forefront of creating a community of faith
where people of every race, nationality, and culture

gather as one in worship, service, and work.

The heart of the gospel is God's redemptive love.
In our life together, the world will see the power of forgiveness
to overcome alienation, the strength of love to transform hate,
the power of grace to break the bonds of guilt,
the triumph of hope over despair, and the victory of faith over doubt.

Through the cross of Christ we embrace the world as neighbor.
Our vision for mission energizes
a multitude
of servant ministries of evangelism,
new church development,
social justice,
healing, peacemaking, and education.

Empowered by the Holy Spirit, we work together in mutual trust,
humility, love, and giving, so that the gospel might be preached
and lived in all the world.


As American Baptists:

...We maintain a commitment to Biblical Teaching.
...We honor the autonomy of the Local Church.
...We affirm the importance of Missions.
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