At Heritage Baptist Church, we believe our mandate is given by the Lord Jesus in the Great Commission. The last marching orders of the Lord Jesus, found in Matthew 28:16-20, are, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”
The Great Commission is a dual task, both evangelism and discipleship. It is proclaiming the gospel to unbelievers and teaching believers all that Jesus has commanded. The ministries of this church seek to obey the Lord Jesus’ final command to the church by making disciples of all nations and teaching them the whole counsel of God.