World Missions“And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.”
Mark 16: 15 & 16
The following is a list of the mission ministries and missionaries Bethel Baptist supports and a brief description of their work:
* 10,000+ NAMB and IMB missionaries - These faithful families carry the Gospel to North America and regions beyond. This is a local and a global endeavor.
* Bethel Baptist television and radio ministry - These broadcast of our church services are aired several times a week in seven counties of NC.
* Good News Club through Child Evangelism International - The Gospel is shared in two public schools weekly, Marion and Graham by volunteers of Bethel in after school Bible clubs.
* Assisted Living Ministries - The senior choir of Bethel, along with several of Bethel’s preachers travels to seven different care facilities each month to sing and proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
* Bethel Baptist Foreign Missions Trips - Approx. 35 people a year travel to another state or country on specific mission endeavors which is undergirded by the mission budget of our beloved congregation.
* Baptist Retirement Homes - The goal of this ministry is to care for our senior adults who need assistance in a wholesome environment that is spiritually and physically nurturing.
* Baptist Children’s Homes - The goal of this ministry is to care for abused, neglected and orphaned children.
* Lottie Moon Christmas Offering - This offering supports the foreign missionaries of the Cooperative Program.
* Annie Armstrong Easter Offering - This offering supports the North American missionaries of the Cooperative Program.
* Dr. David Gibbs and the Christian Law Association - This ministry has an excellent history of defending the rights of churches, Christian schools and Christians all across the nation who are persecuted for their faith.
* 2 AWANA missionaries, Ed Schlosser and Tom Nash - These men serve the local church by assisting in the implementation and operation the AWANA ministry in two regional areas of North Carolina. The goal is to reach boys and girls with the Gospel of Christ and train them to serve Him.
* Hands on Missions, Glenn Walker - A local mission board organizing people in Cleveland County and surrounding communities for missions. Two of our men serve on the board of directors, Chuck Rinehart and George Ledford.
* Christine’s Home - This is a local home for troubled girls operated by Hands on Missions.
* Gideons International - The Gideons are known globally for their endeavor to distribute God’s word world wide.
* Hephzibah House - This is a home for troubled girls in Warsaw, Indiana operated by Dr. Don Williams, the father of one of our deacons, Joel Williams.
* Pregnancy Resource Center of Cleveland County, operated by Matthew Holland - A work designed to prevent abortions and share the hope found in Jesus Christ. This work provides many of the necessities for unwed mothers.
* Greater Cleveland County Baptist Association.
* Gap Year International, Johnny Condrey Jr. - This ministry leads high school graduates onto the foreign mission field immersing them into a different culture to proclaim their faith and learn the language. This ministry is the work of one of Bethel’s very own. Johnny was raised here at Bethel.
* Abuse Prevention Women’s Shelter of Shelby - This ministry seeks to provide care and shelter for women who are challenged by the various elements of sin that come against their lives.
* Beacon Men’s Shelter of Shelby - This ministry seeks to aid the homeless whose lives have been challenged by the various elements of sin that come against their lives.
* Crossroads Rescue Mission of Shelby, Rocky Shelton - This ministry cares for those addicted to drugs and alcohol. Their focus is to reach them with the delivering message of the Lord Jesus Christ and to disciple them to become productive Christian citizens.
* Score International, Ron Bishop, Hugo (Present with the Lord) and Sarah Liborio - This is a multi- faceted medical, church planting and sports ministry in Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic. Our youth have traveled several times to these locations to minister the Gospel on mission trips.
* The Master’s House of Shelby - A ministry to men who have found victory through Christ to overcome their substance abuse.
* The Gospel Preacher’s Association, Bro. Billy Sampson - Bro. Sampson is an evangelist who travels over America and to other nations to share the Gospel through preaching and singing.
* Highway Harvestors, Dr. Kara Blackard, Dr. Tim Sims - A audio ministry providing CDs to truck drivers across the world with the preaching ministry of our own Pastor, Dr. Tim Sims and Dr. Kara Blackard
TELEVISION AND RADIO PROGRAM
Shelby, TV Channel 9 Time Warner Cable
Sundays 8a.m. & 8 p.m., Mondays 7 p.m.
Gaston, Mecklenburg & Union Co. TV Channel 9 -
Sundays 4 p.m.
Rowan, Cabarrus, & Stanly Co.
TV Channel 9 -
Sundays 7:30 a.m.
WADA 1390 AM Radio -
Sundays 7:00 a.m.