To love our neighbors, encourage them to believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, make disciples and impact our community.
“To love our neighbors”
“But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth”. NKJV
”Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord, thy God, with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like it, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself”.
“For God so greatly loved and dearly prized the world that He [even] gave up His only-begotten (unique) Son, so that whoever believes in (trusts, clings to, relies on) Him shall not perish – come to destruction, be lost – but have eternal (everlasting) life”. AMP
“Encourage them to believe…”
Romans 10:9, 10
“That if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation”. NKJV
“But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him”.
“And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God”.
John 8:32, 36
“And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free…If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed”.
Matthew 28:19, 20
“Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age. Amen”. NKJV
“So Jesus said to those Jews who had believed in Him, If you abide in My Word – hold fast to My teachings and live accordance with them – you are truly My disciples”. AMP
John 15:7, 8
“If you live in Me – abide vitally united to Me – and My words remain in you and continue to live in your hearts, ask whatever you will and it shall be done for you. When you bear (produce) much fruit, My Father is honored and glorified; and you show and prove yourselves to be true followers of Mine”. AMP
“Impact our community”
“Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven”.
Isaiah 61:1, 2
“The Spirit of the Lord God is upon Me, Because the Lord has anointed Me To preach good tidings to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to the captives, And the opening of the prison to those who are bound; To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord, And the day of vengeance of our God; To comfort all who mourn”. NKJV
The conversion of the Philippians’ jailer – v.30 “what must I do to be saved?”
Truth Memorial Baptist Church will be a teaching headquarters.
People will come from all over to learn about God’s Word.
A radio & TV broadcast will be heard all over the world to teach and equip God’s people to be effective in their daily life Team ministries will make an impact on the community to win the lost at any cost.
The gospel will be shared to every individual that comes through our doors. They will leave with intentions of living for Christ in a Christless age.
A powerful Youth Ministry will reach young people and motivate them to live circumspectly in this world.
We will reach the homeless through feeding, clothing and housing them. They will be build up both physically and spiritually.
A Day Care Center for the working family will supply a child with a Christian atmosphere, producing a moral environment for learning.
A Recreation Center where all are welcome. Fun activities, counseling, and support will be available. Good role models for the young to follow.
Truth Memorial Baptist Church wants to reconcile the institution of the family to God and to each other. Each member of the family will take their rightful place in the home with the power of God’s Word and His Holy Spirit.
Rev. William F. Smith, Senior Pastor