How do we get from here (The pulpit) <<< >>> To there (The world)
In Matthew we find a very special mandate to the Apostles. Jesus said to take the Gospel of this kingdom to the entire world and even to its most distant regions. Teaching and baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.
Fast-Forward 2000 years...
As faithful disciples of Jesus we also have this mandate, to bring the light and hope of salvation to a lost and dying world. Yes, dear believer the fields are white for harvest and the workers are few.
It's been nearly 90 years since the invention of the first commercial television set and 30 years since the implementation of the internet. Yes, the world has seen a geometric progression of communication technology since the beginning of the last century. And much like atomic energy, it can be used for evil as well as good. It is the intent of Westview Church to use it for the latter. Social networking is also becoming a very effective method for staying connected with the Church and we will also make strong use of this medium.