Grace to You Europe uses mass communications media to expose John MacArthur’s Bible teaching to as wide an audience as possible. Why? “For the equipping of the saints for the work of service, to the building up of the body of Christ; until we all attain to the unity of the faith, and the knowledge of the Son of God, to a mature man, to the measure of the stature which belongs to the fullness of Christ" (Eph. 4:12-13).
One of our principal tasks is to protect believers from being "tossed here and there by waves, and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, by craftiness in deceitful scheming" (v. 14). We accept the God-given responsibility of "speaking the truth in love" (v. 15) and strive for the growth of the church and the glory of the Lord, rather than the praise and honor of men.
Our role is not to supplant the local church's ministry, but to support it by providing additional resources to those hungering for the truth of God's word. Media ministries can never substitute for involvement in a biblical church, group bible study, or interaction with a teacher. Yet we sense the need for more in-depth resources, evidenced by the many Christians and Christian leaders worldwide who depend on our ministry to supplement their own study.
Our desire is that God be glorified through Grace to You's radio broadcasts, CDs, DVDs, MP3s and publications. The Lord Jesus Christ is the Head of this ministry, and we desire to perform our work as unto Him, to reflect Him to all those we encounter, and to operate not in our strength but through His power (Philippians 4:13).