Called to be Witnesses and Ambassadors
We believe that it is the specific and direct command of the Lord Jesus Christ to all believers that they are to go into the world just as He was sent by His Father to tell the Good News of God’s offer of salvation to all through Christ. We believe that after they are saved, believers are called to be witnesses and ambassadors in the world and that their primary purpose in life should be to make Christ known to the whole world.
19 Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”
15 And he said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation.
18 As you sent me into the world, so I have sent them into the world.
8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”
18 All this is from God, who through Christ reconciled us to himself and gave us the ministry of reconciliation; 19 that is, in Christ God was reconciling the world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and entrusting to us the message of reconciliation. 20 Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.