The local churches preach the gospel of grace and of the kingdom to sinners that they may be saved.
The local churches minister the life supply to believers that they may grow in Christ.
The local churches establish the church in each city that the believers may become a local corporate expression of Christ in practicality.
The local churches release the living and rich word of God from the Holy Scriptures that the believers may be nourished to grow and mature.
The local churches build up the Body of Christ so that the Bride may be prepared for the coming back of Christ as the Bridegroom.