God created people and he desperately desires to have a relationship with us. We however, have all disobeyed him and are now caught in sin. Because God loves us, he sent his son, Jesus, to die in our place, taking away the consequences of our disobedience and in doing so he restored our relationship with God so that we can spend eternity with him. See below for more info.
The Bible is God's message to us.
So we seek to understand and obey its truth.
There is one God who is three persons.
So we yearn to know him in all his complexity and beauty.
Jesus is fully God and fully human.
So we rejoice that Christ can be a bridge between us and God.
People, throughout history, have sinned against God.
So we are deeply aware that we too are marked by willful disobedience.
God extends forgiveness to us through Christ.
So we depend and rejoice in our forgiveness.
God offered freedom from sin's grasp.
So we live in a way pleasing to God.
Followers of Jesus must be empowered by the Holy Spirit.
So we expect supernatural power in our daily lives.
God can heal both the body and the heart.
So we pray with faith and hope.
A mark of surrender to the Holy Spirit is speaking in tongues.
So we pray God would grant us the supernatural gift.
We believe in the church.
So we live in this community of faith, inviting others to join us.
God gives leaders as gifts to his church.
So we serve those whom the Lord entrusts to us.
God commands his followers to celebrate communion and baptism.
So we practice these actions, reflecting on their significance.
Jesus will return to claim his church.
So we live in expectancy of his coming.
Christ will one day be seen clearly as King on earth.
So we live as citizens of his kingdom now.
God is the ultimate judge.
So we live knowing our choices will echo through eternity.
We will live with God forever.
So we live with hope regardless of our circumstances.