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What Is Mission 1:8?

Mission 1:8 is based on Acts 1:8, where Christ told us: “You shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth.” Every two years, we draft a new plan to effectively reach our “Jerusalem” (local), our “Judea and Samaria” (national), and the “remotest part of the earth” (international). This engages our entire church in the work of the ministry, directing all church giving to its best use for spreading the gospel. 

What Is WIN NOW?

Mission 1:8 WIN NOW is our church’s ministry strategy for 2023-2024. All gifts given during these two years will be used to fund our ministries—locally, nationally, and internationally. The $70 million goal will fund our church’s ministry priorities and help us seize strategic opportunities. We intend to allocate approximately $55 million to the ministry budget and $15 million toward additional ministry initiatives and worldwide outreach. In Mission 1:8 WIN NOW, our goal is to win as many people as possible as quickly as possible to faith in Jesus Christ, in fulfillment of the Great Commission. 

Our Legacy of Mission 1:8

At First Baptist Dallas, we aim to transform our world with God’s Word…one life at a time. To accomplish this goal, we created a one-fund ministry strategy in 2014 based on Acts 1:8.

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth.” 

Now, church, are you ready to WIN NOW?

Mission Initiatives

First Dallas has a rich history of innovating in multimedia ministry. Mission 1:8 WIN NOW will keep our media ministry vibrant for the next decade, providing the technology now necessary to further our worldwide outreach across all platforms.

  • Broadcast Expansion of Pathway to Victory

    Expand the reach of our media ministry to develop the most impactful broadcast ministry in the world.

  • Engagement of iCampus Online Ministry

    Produce online educational videos, host in-person gatherings with online viewers, and increase content creation including iCampus Kids.


    Invest in an enhanced in-person worship experience with LED lighting. Strengthen the online and broadcast worship experience via new cameras and production equipment.


    Refurbish and modernize the Historic Sanctuary to provide an excellent contemporary in-person experience to reach a new audience in Dallas and online.

Our Goal – $70 Million

Ministry Budget, Mission Initiatives, and Worldwide Outreach!

Make Your Commitment

Our two-year goal (January 2023- December 2024) for our ministry budget, mission initiatives, and worldwide outreach is a total of $70 million. There is much work to be done!

Please prayerfully consider how you will invest in winning as many people as possible as quickly as possible for Jesus Christ.

My Commitment To Mission 1:8 Courageous (January 1, 2021 – December 31, 2022) is:

Your Contact Information

(JANUARY 2023 – DECEMBER 2024)

Please prayerfully consider how you will invest in winning as many
people as possible as quickly as possible for Jesus Christ.

Let’s WIN NOW!

My commitment to Mission 1:8 WIN NOW over
the next two years:


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Frequently Asked Questions

Mission 1:8 WIN NOW has been described as “one-fund” giving. What does that mean?

Mission 1:8 WIN NOW is a comprehensive plan that includes the ministry budget, as well as worldwide outreach and mission initiatives. Instead of asking for disconnected offerings throughout the year, we integrate all giving together into a single fund. This means that all giving to Mission 1:8 WIN NOW can be strategically allocated to best accomplish our mission as a church.

When should I begin giving toward my commitment to Mission 1:8 WIN NOW?

At the beginning of 2023. Mission 1:8 WIN NOW begins on January 1, 2023, and will conclude on December 31, 2024. Everything given to the church on or after January 1, 2023, will be attributed to Mission 1:8 WIN NOW. 

Would it benefit the church for me to give a significant gift toward my pledge early in the process?

Yes. You may give your pledged amount at any time over the next two years, but it would greatly benefit the church if you gave a significant gift toward your pledge early in the process. These early gifts will enable the church to better plan when and how to allocate funds, undertake new mission initiatives, seize opportunities, and manage our cash flow as we implement our ministry plan in 2023-2024.