Who is Jesus?

We believe that in the fullness of time, God honored His covenants with Israel and His prophetic promises of salvation by sending His Son, Jesus, into the world. Conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary, as fully God and fully human in one person, He is humanity as God intended us to be. Jesus was anointed as God’s Messiah and empowered by the Holy Spirit, inaugurating God’s kingdom reign on earth, overpowering the reign of Satan by resisting temptation, preaching the good news of salvation, healing the sick, casting out demons, and raising the dead. Gathering His disciples, He reconstituted God’s people as His Church to be the instrument of His kingdom. 

Afer dying for the sins of the world, Jesus was raised from the dead on the third day, fulfilling the covenant of blessing given to Abraham. In His sinless, perfect life Jesus met the demands of the law and in His atoning death on the cross He took God’s judgment for sin, which we deserve as law-breakers. By His death on the cross He also disarmed the demonic powers. The covenant with David was fulfilled in Jesus’ birth from David’s house, His Messianic ministry, His glorious resurrection from the dead, His ascent into heaven, and His present rule at the right hand of the Father. As God’s Son and David’s heir, He is the eternal Messiah-King, advancing God’s reign throughout every generation and throughout the whole earth today.

The Lord's Prayer

Our Father in heaven,

hallowed be your name.

may your kingdom come, your will be done,

on earth as it is in heaven.

Give us today our daily bread.

And forgive us our debts,

as we also have forgiven our debtors.

And lead us not into temptation,

but deliver us from the evil one.

MATTHEW 6:9-13

Pray for Others

We believe God loves showing up in real, practical ways. We believe faith is spelled R-I-S-K.

Here are 5 easy steps to help you pray:

  1. Ask (How Can I Pray For You?)
  2. Invite (Holy Spirit, Please Come)
  3. Pray (Dear God, Please Help My Friend)
  4. Check (What Is God Doing?)
  5. Plan (Let's Pray Again Sometime)

Pray the Psalms

Learning to pray is part of our spiritual journey. We believe you can use your own words and pray directly to God. We also believe that the bible provides us with wonderful words to pray as well. One way to grow in your prayer life is to pray through the Psalms (the 19th book of the bible). Here are a few to start with: