When the Apostle Peter was seeking to describe what it means to be a Christian, he gave us insight into God's motive for saving a people for His own possession. In 1 Peter 2:9, Peter tells us that God has redeemed Christians "so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light." We serve a magnificently gracious God who has forgiven our sins and has satisfied our souls. And because we love Him, we desire to "proclaim His excellencies" to all who will listen.
Our Local Outreach department seeks to instruct and equip Grace Community Church members in the obedient and joyful pursuit of that Great Commission (cf. Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 1:8) by taking the Gospel to our community. Our philosophy of ministry regarding evangelism is as follows. Biblical evangelism is:
September 15, 2019
November 7, 2021
Grace Evangelism is a nine-week, interactive evangelism training course designed to equip believers with a clear, understandable, and faithful gospel message.
Saturday, October 9, 2021 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
• First Baptist Church, Canoga Park
From the beginning, God had a perfect, beautiful design for humanity. He created people, male and female, to bear His image and reflect His character by ruling over the earth and living in community with others.
Open Arms Pregnancy Clinic
Sunday, October 10, 2021 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Every second Sunday afternoon, a group of Russian-speaking believers from our congregation meet.
One of the most precious doctrines in all of Scripture is the doctrine of adoption. In justification, God forgives our sins and declares us righteous through the atoning work of His Son.
I experienced a radical change in July of 1989 that took me from decades of bondage to drugs, alcohol, racism, violence, and numerous prison sentences, to being a lover of Jesus. I was converted on a jailhouse floor.