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Our Vision

“Grow a family that experiences every promise of God.”
 
First, we want growth individually. We believe the fundamental purpose of God’s Word is spiritual growth. If someone comes and joins the family at Living Word, their life should be better in six months than it is today. Life gets better as God grows and builds us up! For this reason we emphasize the preaching and teaching of the Word of God.
 
Next, we want growth as a family. No matter the circumstance, everyone has people in their life they think of as family. Our church is also a family—a family under God. We want our families and our church family to grow stronger and “knitted together in love”. We’ll equip our married couples to have the best marriage ever, and equip our parents to have successful kids and a rich fulfilling family life.
Last, we desire that every family would experience every promise of God. At Living Word, we don’t want to just talk about God’s promises, but we press in even further so that we can experience His promises in our lives.

Our Mission

“Equip families to win by inspiring individual growth, sharing spiritual experiences, encouraging community service, and having family time.”
 
To be a church of families that experience every promise of God, we must train and equip our families to win! Our strategy is to employ God’s perfect model for His family, since His family is His house, which is the church. A healthy family is one that experiences each of the following four components: Individual Growth, Spiritual Experiences, Community Service, and Family Time.
 
Individual Growth comes by the Word of God planted in the hearts of His people, and The Holy Spirit’s guidance, which begins to change us and grow us from the inside out.
Spiritual Experiences are shared moments of prayer and worship in which we make evident the presence of God, and experience his signs and wonders together.
 
Community Service is the practice of giving back to your family by serving in a ministry and putting others ahead of oneself.
 
Family Time is the cultivation of deeper relation between family members through fun, but meaningful, times of interaction.

What We Believe

The Bible

We believe the Bible is God’s infallible message to humanity. Composed by human authors under the divine influence of the Holy Spirit, it is inspired by God and is without error in its original language, providing absolute truth and guidance for our lives.

The Trinity

God exists in a relationship with Himself for all eternity. He is one being expressed in three persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Each person of the Trinity fulfills distinct roles yet shares equal power and authority.

The Father

God is great: He is all powerful, all knowing, ever-present, unchanging, completely worthy of our trust, and Holy. In Him, we live, move and exist. God is good. He is our Father. He is loving, compassionate, and faithful to His people and His promises.

The Son

Jesus Christ is both fully man and fully God. He is the sole plan for reconciling humanity to God. By living a sinless life, He became the perfect substitute, such that His death and resurrection enables us to experience an abundant and eternal life.

The Holy Spirit

The presence of the Holy Spirit confirms our relationship with Christ. He guides believers into all truth, glorifying Christ. The Holy Spirit reveals God’s righteousness, and leads His people into their best life. He provides comfort, bestows spiritual gifts, and transforms us to be more like Christ.

Eternity

Human beings are created for eternal existence. We will either be eternally separated from God or united with Him through forgiveness and salvation. Eternal separation from God is known as Hell, while eternal union with Him is called Heaven.

Humanity

Humanity is created in the image of God, making us the pinnacle of His creation. Though made for fellowship with God, humanity was separated from Him through the fall of man (Adam and Eve). This relationship is only restored by grace through faith in Jesus Christ. Every individual is uniquely created, possesses inherent dignity, and deserves respect and Christian love.

Marriage

We believe in the Biblical standard of marriage, between a man and a woman. God designed man and woman to be unique and complementary, displaying the fullness of God in their union.
 
Therefore while we believe there is no condemnation for those in Christ Jesus, we are non-affirming of relationships and identities which do not fit the Biblical standard.
 
If you’d like a deeper dive into this belief please check out this video:

Salvation

The sacrifice of Jesus Christ on the cross is the only means for salvation through the forgiveness of sins. Salvation is granted when individuals confess that Jesus is Lord, and believe in their heart that God raised him from the dead. By doing this they place their faith in the death and resurrection of Christ as the sufficient payment for their sins. This salvation is a gift from God and cannot be earned by our works.

The Church

A group of believers called out of their homes to gather in worship, prayer, community, and to hear the word of God and advance the kingdom of God. Committed to His teachings and keeping His commands, the Church’s mission is to spread the Gospel to the world. The Church collaborates in love and unity, with the ultimate goal of glorifying Christ.

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