The Great Commission
"And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, 'All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.' Amen." - Gospel of Saint Matthew 26: 18-19
Standing Before the Judgement Seat
“When the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the holy angels with Him, then He will sit on the throne of His glory. All the nations will be gathered before Him, and He will separate them one from another, as a shepherd divides his sheep from the goats. And He will set the sheep on His right hand, but the goats on the left. Then the King will say to those on His right hand, ‘Come, you blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world: for I was hungry and you gave Me food; I was thirsty and you gave Me drink; I was a stranger and you took Me in; I was naked and you clothed Me; I was sick and you visited Me; I was in prison and you came to Me.’ 'Then the righteous will answer Him, saying, ‘Lord, when did we see You hungry and feed You, or thirsty and give You drink? When did we see You a stranger and take You in, or naked and clothe You? Or when did we see You sick, or in prison, and come to You?’ And the King will answer and say to them, ‘Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me." - Gospel of Saint Matthew 25: 31-40
Our mission at Orthodox Africa is a two-fold. First, we answer Christs' calling for us to make disciples of all nations and baptizing them in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Secondly, we strive to live as true Orthodox Christian and live the example Christ gave us by feeding the hungry, giving drink to the thirsty, and shelter to the homeless.
The ultimate goal of Orthodox Africa is to help create fully functional and self-sustaining Orthodox Christian communities, that can grow organically and function without the long-term need of foreign financial aid.