To serve as a ‘Catalyst’ for ministries connected with Native Americans, FoNAC will lend voice and visibility to the 567 tribes across the USA on a national level. Networking with individuals, churches, associations, and state conventions to initiate partnerships for Native ministry. Develop resources relevant to Native culture while remaining true to the Word of God. Identify and facilitate existing ministries who are working to develop indigenous church planters and mission pastors. Work with national networks and SBC partners to assist in planting Native congregations in Send Cities.
FoNAC’s Vision is to be an integral part of developing a network of people, places and partnerships working together to see a movement of God beginning among the 567 tribes of the United States and the 634 recognized First Nations governments or bands spread across Canada, extending to the indigenous people around the globe!
To raise the awareness of the spiritual needs of Native Americans and First Nations People
To network with individuals, churches, associations, state conventions and other ministries to initiate partnerships.
To help potential partners understand Native culture and worldview
To develop culturally relevant resources to aid in evangelization, discipleship and mission development.
To facilitate the planting of churches in areas of significant Native population in partnership with the North American Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention.