Statement of Faith

Statement of Faith of Joint Urban Missionary Partners

We believe that there is one God, eternally existent as three persons in one: Father, Son and Holy Spirit; Who is the creator and sustainer of all things and worthy of our worship and praise.

We believe in the free gift of salvation in Christ Jesus and the transforming power of the Holy Spirit.

We believe in the Bible as God’s authoritative Word, study it together, and build our lives on its truth.

We believe in heartfelt worship that is God-honoring, Spirit-directed, and life-changing.

We believe in whole hearted obedience to Christ Jesus through the empowering presence of the Holy Spirit.

We believe in integrity in relationships and mutual accountability in an atmosphere of grace, love, and acceptance.

We believe in being an active and loving witness in our lives for Christ to all people.

We believe in serving all people at their point of need, following the example of our Lord Jesus.

We value all human life and promote forgiveness, understanding, reconciliation, and non-violent resolution of conflict, beginning in our homes.

We believe in simple, uncluttered lives, which free us to love boldly, give generously, and serve joyfully.

We confess our dependence on God for everything, and seek to deepen our intimacy with Him by living prayerfully

We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ, having been baptized into one body by the Holy Spirit. We believe in the responsibility of all believers to not only love and minister to one another, but with one another for the lost.

We believe prayer is a two-way communication between ourselves and God and that God speaks to us through prayer, circumstances, people, and the Bible. When we are told to pray without ceasing it also means to listen at all times and be in constant communication with God.

We believe the Church should be a contrast to society, drawing people to Christ through a Spirit-led and empowered life of holiness.