- Bikers For Christ Motorcycle
The purpose of this charter is to record
for posterity and future reference those
things about the Bikers for Christ Motorcycle Ministry (afterwards
BFC M/M) that make it unique & effective.
These will maintain the spirit and intentions of the original and
The charter serves as a written guide to keep the ministry rooted
in where we are
and to build goals for where we are going.
The charter helps us to always remain focused on and never forget
the fact that God is the reason for this ministry.
Who we are
BFC M/M is a motorcycle ministry in which members ride their bikes
participate in events that put them in places where God can use
them to minister
We are a bunch of bikers who have been saved by the grace of God.
To bring the good news of salvation through Jesus Christ to
members, veterans, independent motorcyclists, and any others who
may not fit
into the “norm of society” and to minister to everyone
and anyone else to whom God leads us.
To bring all types of people, including motorcycle club members
into the Kingdom
of Heaven and to plant seeds of faith in the hearts of men and
and wherever we can.
The mission of BFC M/M is to bring the love of Jesus Christ to
those in the
Our primary mission is to share the good news of salvation through
to the members of motorcycle clubs and others in the
motorcycle world and to minister to their spiritual and
physical needs and those of their families.
Our secondary mission is to minister to the spiritual and physical
of all those in need – prostitutes, orphans, street people, the
helpless, the bruised, the beaten, the lost, the last, and the
least of society and
anyone else the world does not want –
with the good news of Jesus Christ.
“Some wish to live within the sound of church or chapel bells,
we want to run a rescue shop within a yard of hell”
• We serve God: BFC M/M is a ministry that serves
the God of the Holy
Bible, who we believe to be the only true God, the Creator of the
the Savior and Redeemer of mankind. We serve no other purpose,
philosophy, thing, government or power. Our dedication is solely
to our Lord Jesus Christ.
• We value family: BFC M/M is a ministry that
supports the God-ordained
structure of the basic family unit. We firmly acknowledge that the
of the lives of married BFC M/M members must first include our
and children and that our families are our first ministry. BFC M/M
support any cause or movement that works to destroy the Biblically
family unit of one man and one woman united in marriage. We also
strongly support the principle that children need as much time
parents as possible in order to grow into Godly adults.
• We value work: Each member of BFC M/M, unless
retired or disabled,
should work in some type of vocation in such a way that God is
• We value ministry: Membership in BFC M/M is a
serious calling. Those
who want to become BFC M/M members must prayerfully seek God’s
and count the cost.
• We Support the church: BFC M/M supports the
local, historic, Christian
church. We require that every member regularly attend and
support a Bible believing Christian church.
• We support our government: While BFC M/M is not
or affiliated, we do acknowledge our allegiance to our country. We
encourage participation in government and civic duty and prayer
support for our leaders. BFC M/M will not encourage any actions
contrary to the laws of government, except where those laws are
to the laws of God.
• We are a nonprofit corporation: BFC M/M is
currently under the
covering of Rushing Wind Ministries, a nonprofit corporation, and
exempt under IRS code 501(c)(3). Free will donations to the
tax exempt in the United States and gratefully accepted.
• We Are Not A Commercial Venture: BFC M/M is a
ministry under the umbrella of Rushing Wind Ministries Church in
California. Each BFC member residing in the United States supports
M/M International HQ with a pledged support of $ 5.00 per month
annually or semi-annually ($60/year). BFC M/M also reserves the
sell products in exchange for fair market value and to charge
fees to cover the expenses of special BFC M/M ministry events.
• Qualifications for BFC M/M Membership: Bikers
for Christ (BFC) M/M
accepts Christian men and women, regardless of race, ethnicity, or
nationality, who are 18 years old or older, who are active members
Bible-believing Christian church, and who own and operate (with
appropriate licenses and insurance) a motorcycle with an engine
more than 500 cc’s. A non-riding spouse of a BFC member or
for BFC membership may also apply for membership in BFC. BFC M/M
reserves the right to refuse membership based on a sinful
described in the Word of God (including improper use of alcohol
prescription drugs, use of illegal drugs and marijuana) or other
related to a person's character, morals, or ethics. Members who
already patched and are found to be indulging in such behavior
longer remain in good standing and will have their membership
revoked. It should also be noted that because of the nature of the
M/M, some professions could be considered to be a "conflict of
and membership will be not be offered in such cases.
• Core Values: Honor God in all we do – Service – Commitment –
Accountability – Respect – Humility – Forgiveness –
- Love – Honesty –Integrity – Loyalty.
Statement Of Faith:
WE BELIEVE the Bible to exclusively be the inspired, infallible,
Word of God. (II Timothy 3:15-17; II Peter 1:19-21).
WE BELIEVE there is one God, eternally existent in three Persons:
and Holy Spirit. (Genesis 1:26; Deuteronomy 6:4; Matthew 28:19;
John 10:30; John 14:15-26).
WE BELIEVE in the deity of Christ (Isaiah 9:6;John 8:58; John
2:13); His virgin birth (Isaiah 7:14; Matthew 1:23; Luke 1:34-35);
His sinless life
(Hebrews 4:15; II Corinthians 5:21; I John 3:5); His miracles
(Matthew 8; Mark
2:5-12; John 2:11,23); His vicarious and atoning death (I
Ephesians 1:7; Hebrews 2:9; I Peter 3:18); His resurrection (John
11:25; I Corinthians 15:4); His ascension to the right hand of the
16:19; Ephesians 1:19-21) And His return to earth in power and
glory (Acts 1:9-
11; Revelation 10:11-16).
WE BELIEVE in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost;
they that are
saved to the resurrection of life, and they that are not saved to
the resurrection of
damnation (John 5:24-29; Revelation 20:11-15).
WE BELIEVE in the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus
17:20-23; Romans 8:9; I Corinthians 12:12-14; Galatians 5:16-25).
WE BELIEVE in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit by whose
Christian is enabled to live a godly life (Romans 8:13-16; I
We Display "Colors"
BFC M/M produces and distributes a distinct and trademarked back
top rocker, and other materials containing its logo to those
individuals who have
met the requirements of and been accepted as members of BFC M/M.
patch and top rocker as well as all other BFC M/M logo items are
always remain the property of the BFC M/M. No object, patch, shirt
product bearing our logo can be distributed to a non-member, other
specifically designed as "support" items.
No one is permitted to possess or wear the BFC M/M patch unless
he/she is a
current member in good standing. In the event membership privilege
suspended or terminated, the patch and all other BFC M/M items
immediately surrendered to BFC M/M representatives. All BFC M/M
freely agree to this policy and also agrees that BFC M/M may use
means necessary to immediately regain their property if necessary.
members remaining in good standing will be held harmless along
with any third
parties who are involved in regaining possession of BFC M/M
person whose patch and membership are being revoked will pay any
costs, such as court costs, attorney fees and all litigation
expense if there is a
problem in regaining BFC M/M property.
- All members are to remain in
agreement with this policy.
Each Member Of BFC M/M Is
Responsible For Their Own Actions
Bikers for Christ (BFC) M/M will not be held responsible or
indirectly or consequentially, for the actions of its members or
Each individual is responsible for his/her own actions and the
those actions. This particularly applies to members who backslide,
laws, or are involved in motorcycle or vehicle accidents. All BFC
agree to hold harmless the organization of BFC M/M in the event
the member is
involved in any problems, crimes or vehicle accidents. BFC M/M is
a safe motorcycling and ministry experience and every precaution
will be taken to
that end, but motorcycle riding has inherent risks, and
ultimately, each BFC M/M
member must acknowledge his/her own limitations and his/her own
in this endeavor. Accordingly, each BFC M/M member hereby agrees
harmless the organization of BFC M/M.
Proper Use Of Social
No member at any time for any reason is to use social media to
personal opinions that are in conflict with the BFC M/M Charter or
efficacy of BFC M/Mʼs ministries or good standing in the greater
community, that denigrate other motorcycle ministries, or mention,
indirectly, the name of any motorcycle club. If in doubt... leave
it out. If you are
not sure, ask your leaders. Any member who violates this trust
will lose their
good standing status and must surrender their BFC M/M patch and
- As A Ministry We Also Support the
“Motorcycle Clubs and Motorcycle Ministries Are Not Criminal
Street Gangs”, and
they should not be treated as such by the general public or
- We support the rights of Motorcycle Clubs
and Motorcycle Ministries to free speech,
freedom of religion, and freedom of association and assembly as
under the U.S. Constitution and Amendments thereto.
BFC International Headquarters reserves the right to edit this
- if and when necessary.
BFC M/M International