To be the leading church in the Dresden area
.... in revival
.... in renewal in worship
.... in discipleship
.... in community
.... in domestic and foreign missions
We exist to .....
- we owe our life to Him
- He is the centre of our existence
- He is the foundation of all we do
"Love the Lord your God with all your heart, soul, mind and strength."
- to fulfill the purpose God has for their lives
- to love one another
- to look beyond themselves and their struggles
"Love your neighbour as yourself."
Introduce unbelievers to Jesus Christ
- without Him, they will go to Hell
- with Him, they will find their life purpose
"Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you."
Jesus Christ is the Son of God, who died for all and is the only Lord and Saviour.
Everyone must come to Christ by faith, and live daily in relationship with Him.
The Bible is the written Word of God, to be trusted as our authority in all matters of faith and life.
The Holy Spirit lives in each person who is a believer in Jesus, to reproduce the character of Jesus in the believer (the fruit of the Spirit) and to provide the power for life and ministry (gifts of the Spirit).
Relationship with Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit makes the difference in our lives, making us holy in God's sight and holy in our actions.
The Church exists to glorify God, to encourage believers and to introduce unbelievers to Jesus.
The Church is a community in which believers encourage one another and grow together in their discipleship.
Jesus Christ will build His Church as He works through Christians in unity in the power of the Holy Spirit to establish a healthy Church. A healthy Church will be a growing Church.
The quality characteristics of a healthy Church are:
1/ Empowering Leadership
2/ Gift-oriented ministry
3/ Passionate Spirituality
4/ Functional structures
5/ Inspiring worship service
6/ Holistic small groups
7/ Need-oriented Evangelism
8/ Loving Relationships