Differencemakers bring change. And our city, our nation, and our world are in desperate need of an active community of individuals who see themselves as people with a difference to make.
That’s what the Differencemakers movement is all about. We want to be a catalyst that inspires individuals in our community and around the city to make measurable change — from the words we say to the manner in which we interact with each other.
Will you join the movement and be a Differencemaker?
We can all be Differencemakers. We don’t have to have political power or monetary worth behind our names to effect change. You can probably think of someone in your life that has made an impact. Are you being a person of impact? Watch, and see what being a Differencemaker is all about.
WHAT IS A DIFFERENCEMAKER?
We are Gathering our Hearts.
We are Growing our Souls.
We are Giving our Lives.
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The driving force behind the Differencemakers movement is love. In 2 Corinthians 5:14-15, the apostle Paul writes, “For Christ’s love compels us, because we are convinced that one died for all, and therefore all died. And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised again.”
So what does living for Christ look like? We think it looks like love in action. It looks like caring for orphans and widows, loving your neighbor and your enemy, giving your time, talent and financial resources to show the community that they are loved and cared for. Love in action looks like gratitude, service and the quiet prayers of your heart.
At Houston’s First Baptist Church, our mission is to be a relevant, biblical community. And that means making a difference in the city and communities where we live. We started the Differencemakers campaign as a way to motivate our church community and the city at large to not just talk about the changes they’d like to see, but to get into action and make change happen.
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