Jesus said "I will build my church . . . " (Matthew 16:18); therefore, we are not the church builders, but the catalysts. We believe our calling is to plant the seed of the Gospel with those we encounter. A church emerges as a natural and spontaneous response to that seed growing through effective discipleship when men and women decide to gather together for prayer, worship, fellowship, baptism, and accountability.
serving the persecuted church
Jesus was persecuted. He warns, "If the world hates you, know that it has hated me before it has hated you" (John 15:18). Lifeway exists in regions where they encounter religious persecution on a regular basis. The regions where Lifeway exists encounters religious persecution on a regular basis. The people groups we are reaching, are historically animistic tribal religions or come from devout Muslim backgrounds. Because we have faced persecution and excommunication in many forms, we are committed to serving the persecuted church.