The Illinois basketball team had a memorable season in 2004-2005. Before a
tough game at Wisconsin, Coach Bruce Weber wrote one word on the dry-erase
board: “Believe.” And when they won, the coach said, “There’s
no doubt, we’ve got some kids in the locker room who believe.” (C-U
Those kids were #1 because they believed and,
sportscasters kept saying, they played as a team.
Christians, we also believe.
And we’re also part of a team—the
body of Christ. God chooses to reach out to the world through us,
We can also be #1. Through the Discipleship Tree, we can help set
the pace for the nation. We can challenge church
people across the country
their outreach to those people who are hurting.
Individually we don’t have the money that say, Bill Gates and Warren Buffet,
two of the richest men in the world, do.
But think of it—one Christian donating $48 and asking three others to donate and ask three, and those nine asking three more...Soon
the pool of available Mission Match funds will be able to encourage hundreds and thousands of churches across the U.S. to expand mission
Will you help?