OUR BELIEFS

AND AFFILIATIONS

We adhere and have adopted as a Church THE BAPTIST FAITH & MESSAGE 2000, as our CORE BELIEFS.

The Mission/Purpose of Antioch Baptist Church is

TO Exalt the Savior through individual and corporate worship

TO Equip the saints for the abundant life and the work of the ministry through Bible-based preaching/ teaching.

TO Encourage the saints in sorrow and in service through loving, caring and accepting Christian fellowship.

TO Evangelize the lost through proclaiming God’s Word and calling people everywhere to accept through faith

TO Enable the Church to fulfill her ministry through the wise stewardship of the resources that God has entrusted to this Body of Believers.

Polk-Haralson Baptist Association
A family of 62 churches that do missions and ministry together.

Association mission is to encourage churches and pastors to fulfill the Greatest Commandment and the Great Commission give to us by Jesus Christ.

Georgia Baptist Mission Board
https://gabaptist.org/
The Georgia Baptist Convention is made up of autonomous, cooperating churches that partner together through the Cooperative Program and special mission offerings and mission efforts to share Jesus Christ across Georgia, throughout North America, and around the world. Our Convention of churches may be best described by our Mission Statement:
“The Georgia Baptist Convention is a voluntary association of churches growing in grace, strengthening one another in faith and working together in obedience to the Great Commandment and the Great Commission of Jesus Christ.”
Churches give through the Cooperative Program and the Mission Georgia Offering to support the missionaries and ministries of the Georgia Baptist Convention. In turn, Georgia state missionaries provide assistance, training, encouragement, and support for the ministries of Georgia Baptist churches and associations.

At the 2011 Convention annual meeting, Georgia Baptists adopted 5 Smooth Stones or initiatives to reduce lostness in Georgia: Spiritual Renewal, Kingdom Generosity, Church Revitalization, Church Planting, and Authentic Evangelism. Resources and more information are available at gabaptist.org/5smoothstones/.
Churches are affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention through their affiliation with the Georgia Baptist Convention. Through the Cooperative Program and affiliation with the Southern Baptist Convention, Georgia Baptist churches partner in missions across North America through the North American Mission Board and around the world through the International Mission Board and other ministries that extend the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

SOUTHERN BAPTIST CONVENTION
For almost 170 years, Southern Baptists have sought to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ to all people everywhere. The Southern Baptist Convention was formed with a Gospel vision. Its founding charter identifies its singular focus: ...for the purpose of eliciting, combining, and directing the energies of the Baptist denomination of Christians, for the propagation of the Gospel...

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