"Building churches on foundations that open up heaven, change lives and therefore
bringing forth the culture of the Kingdom of God in society.”
The church that is built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets demonstrates the wisdom of God. The fivefold ministry - apostles, prophets, teachers, shepherds and evangelists – produces people who live as ambassadors of God and take their place in business, politics, media, art and education as well as in family..
FOUNDATIONS THAT OPEN UP HEAVEN:
“For no-one can lay any foundation other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ.”
(1 Cor. 3:11 - New Int. Version)
It is our understanding that everything that we have and will ever be, has become possible not by our achievement but due to the work of Christ. Living in His finished work by simple faith is our highest calling and glorifies God on this earth! The work of Christ contains:
THE WORK OF CHRIST CONTAINS:
CHANGE LIVES TO BRING FORTH THE CULTURE OF THE KINGDOM OF GOD:
The commission of the church is to restore the image of God in man. God made man and woman into His image. His judgment after the creation gives them their identity: Very good!
As those fully accepted by God, they take responsibility for His creation according to heaven’s possibilities.
In doing this, the Spirit of God is the defining factor and through Him fellowship is influenced by the character of God.