South is a part of the family of God fulfilling His mission in the south Polk County Florida area.
Our passion is to help people become wholly devoted followers of Jesus.
When we refer to Wholly Devoted Followers of Jesus, we mean that we are mutually on a journey to love God and others with all our heart, mind, soul, and strength. As we read the Bible, we see ordinary men and women, just like us, learning to trust and follow.
We take our direction from the words of Jesus.
“And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment. And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” Matthew 22:37-39 ESV
We love God by growing in our knowledge of Him and living in worshipful obedience to His Word.
We love people by imitating Christ and inviting the broken and suffering to receive hope and care.
“And Jesus came and said to them, “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.”” Matthew 28:18-20 ESV
We make disciples by proclaiming the powerful gospel message that Jesus Christ lived in perfect obedience to the Father, was crucified for our sin, was resurrected by the power of the Holy Spirit, ascended into heaven, and will one day return to make all things new.
We invite you to come see what we are all about and to join us in this mission.