Mission Tensae church is a church that currently ministers in the larger Chicago metropolitan
area. Our vision is to raise a generation of Christians dedicated to advance the
Kingdom of God in their reach. Currently our primary ministry is among Ethiopians
and Eritreans. We believe the same Holy Spirit that was upon Jesus Christ has anointed
the church to:
Proclaim the good news to the poor.
Proclaim liberty for the captives.
Recover sight to the blind.
Liberate the oppressed.
Therefore in light of this truth and in obedience to the Great Commission (Matt.
28:19) and the Great Commandment (Luke 12:30)Tensae Churchhas the mandate, the
authority and responsibility to proclaim the good news to the nations through words
and deeds for the Glory of God and for the dignity of humanity.
To reach out to East African ethno-linguistic groups in Chicago Metropolitan areas
using relevant contextualized approaches.
To disciple believers employing various strategies.
To intercede and reach out to others through prayer, which we believe, can impact
beyond our ethno-linguistic, cultural, and social settings.
Offer transforming service Chicago and beyond through networking with partners in
addressing issues such as HIV/AIDS, poverty, illiteracy and similar problems.
To mobilize, train, empower and network our members and partners to be involved in
local and global Mission.
To conduct continual dialogue on Biblical theology of missions and development taking
into consideration the Creation, Fall, Christ’s life, and Eschatological doctrines.
To initiate grass root church planting and discipleship initiatives in the region
of North Eastern Africa and beyond.
Implementation of the Great Commission and the Great Commandment.
Stand for Bible based and Christ centred ministry and lifestyle that recognize the
authority of Holy Spirit.
Partnership with the family of God to advance the Holy Mission sharing God’s love.
Emphasize Holistic and transformative approach in ministry by addressing the need
of the whole person according to the Bible.
Value the individual while promoting unity and community.
Innovative strategy and dynamic contextualize in ministry.
Recognize and honor diversity while promoting unity.