Who Are We? We are a non-denominational, full-gospel, body of believers reaching out in the love of Jesus. We believe in healing, miracles, the gifts and fruit of the Spirit, and laying on of hands.
Our Vision in this ministry is: 1. To proclaim the Lord, Jesus Christ. 2. To reach out to the lost with the power of His Spirit. 3. To train and equip the body of Christ with practical teaching from the Word of God.
Core Beliefs. We believe that the Bible is the inerrant Word of God. It is the basis for all Christian doctrine and is accurate in all that it affirms. The Bible is the source for Christian faith and practice and is to be adhered to by all believers. Although penned by human authors, its every word is inspired by God and was superintended by the Holy Spirit in such a way that it is the very Word of the one true and living God (2 Tim. 3:16-17; 2 Pet. 1:20-21).
We believe in one God over all creation. He created all that is out of nothing (ex-nihilo) (Heb. 11:3). He spoke and the worlds were created by His very word (Gen. 1). God is sovereign over creation and He is infinitely above the created order.
Yet, we believe that this God who is infinitely beyond creation has chosen to be intimately involved with it. So much so that He sent His only begotten Son to die on the cross to atone for the sins of men (Jn. 3:16). Jesus Christ, God’s Son, was the Word made flesh who dwelt among us (Jn. 14:6). He was conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of the virgin Mary (Lk. 1:35). He walked upon the earth form 33 years in the form of man and went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil (Acts 10:38). In Him dwelt the fullness of the godhead bodily, He was the express image of God (Col. 2:9).
Christ came unto His own and yet was rejected (Jn. 1:11). He was nailed to a cross and suffered horrible torture in order to bring redemption to mankind. Jesus was crucified, dead, and buried and yet He rose on the third day with victory over death, hell, and the grave. He who knew no sin became sin that all who believe in Him may become the righteousness of God in Him (2 Cor. 5:21). He is the way, the truth, and the life; no man comes to the Father except through Him (Jn. 14:6). The name of Jesus is the only name given under heaven whereby a man may be saved (Acts 4:12)
Mankind is the crown of God’s creation. Man is the only member of the created order that was made in the very image and likeness of God (Gen. 1:26-27). He was not created as a sinful creature, yet he chose to disobey God’s commands in the Garden of Eden. As a result, man fell from the relationship with God for which he had been created. Every human since Adam has been born into a depraved and fallen condition. The only way to be back in right condition with God is through the atoning work of Christ. Man must receive Christ as Savior, he must believe in his heart and confess with his mouth that Jesus is Lord and that God the Father has raised Him from the dead (Rom. 10:9-10). The cleansing power of the blood of Jesus must be received by each man if his name is to be written in the Lamb’s book of life.
We believe that each member of the body of Christ should be actively engaged in the process of sanctification. We are to be continually pressing toward the mark of the high calling in God until that day when Christ is formed in us (Philippians 3:13-14). One day we shall be like Him for we shall see Him as He is (1 Jn. 3:2). The indwelling presence of the Holy Spirit, who is resident inside every believer, gives the power to be conformed to the image of God.
We believe that Jesus is the same yesterday, today, and forever (Heb. 13:8). Therefore, the gifts of the Spirit as described by the Apostle Paul are still in operation today (1 Cor. 12-14). God is still doing miracles today and calls His people, both leadership and laity, to be co-laborers with Him in the work of the kingdom of heaven (Mark 16:20). Jesus Himself declared that those who believe in Him would do the works that He did and even greater (Jn. 14:12).
We believe that the church is not a building or an organization but rather a living organism that consists of every individual who has believed in Jesus as Savior and Lord. The church should be governed in accordance to the dictates of the Word of God. Leaders are certainly called to a great calling that is not to be taken lightly (1 Tim. 3:1; Lk. 12:48). They should follow in the footsteps of the Lord Jesus who plainly stated that He came not to be served but to serve and to give His life as a ransom for many (Mark 10:45). Laity should be involved in the work of the ministry and should make the pastor’s job a joy instead of a burden. Both leadership and laity should get behind the vision which God has for the ministry that He has blessed them to be co-laborers in. Believers are to be committed to God and to one another in a way that goes far beyond mere lip service.
We believe in the ordinances of baptism and communion. Acts 2:38 clearly states that those who would be Christians should repent and be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins and then they would receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. Christ Himself was baptized as an example for believers to follow that all righteousness may be fulfilled (Matt. 3:13-17). Baptism is an outward sign of an inward happening that manifests allegiance with and a good conscience towards God. Communion was instituted by the Lord in the Last Supper and the Christian expression of the ordinance was further explicated by the Apostle Paul in 1 Corinthians 11. The cup signifies the blood that was shed for the remission of sins and the bread symbolizes the body of the Lord that was broken for our benefit. As with baptism, there are spiritual implications to Communion that go beyond the physical act and elements involved. Christ desires to have continual communion with His children through His Word and through an active devotional life.
We believe that Christ shall ultimately return to judge the living and the dead (1 Pet. 4:5). Though no man knows the day or the hour, the time will come when the kingdoms of this world finally and fully become the kingdoms of our God and of His Christ (Matt. 24:36; Rev. 11:15). The sheep will be separated from the goats with the deciding factor being whether one has come to faith in Christ. Jesus continually comes to men through His Word, a trumpet is continually sounding. If one hopes to enter into the kingdom of God at the sounding of the last trumpet, then he must certainly yield himself to the trumpet that is presently resounding.
We believe that all things in ministry should be done decently and in order and to the glory of God (1 Cor. 14:40). It is from Him that every good and perfect gift comes (Jam. 1:17). He is worthy of all the praise. To Him who sits on the throne and unto the Lamb be blessing, honor, glory, and power forever (Rev. 5:13).