Preface. The Statement of Faith represents the doctrinal position of Creekside Bible Church as adopted and taught by the Elders. The Bible mandates that, as overseers and shepherds of Christ’s Church, the Elders protect the doctrinal purity and integrity of the Church (Acts 20:28-31; Jude 3; 2 Timothy 4:1-5). They are also charged to preserve unity...Read Full Document
Preface. Every church is known for something. Each local fellowship has a reputation. In New Testament times, the church of Ephesus was known for sound doctrine. Smyrna was known for suffering. Corinth was known for spiritual gifts. Laodicea was known for compromise...
Preface. In the New Testament the word “ministry” is diakanon, from which we get the English word deacon which means “servant, one who serves.” That’s what Christian ministry is – it is service from God, by God, for God. Following are biblical principles of ministry that drive our attitudes and actions toward Christian service...Read Full Document
Worshipping God is the greatest privilege we have as humans. God created us to worship, adore and serve Him. God the Father is actively seeking true worshipers—that’s what Jesus said (John 4:23). Worship is ascribing worth to God in tangible ways through actions, attitudes and words...Read Full Document
Preamble. As God in His infinite wisdom and grace, and through the power of His Holy Spirit, directed a number of His servants to gather in Cupertino in 1954 for the worship of God and the spreading of the gospel of Jesus Christ, and as His providence has enabled the continuance of that work to the present day...Read Full Document