what we value and believe
We believe our salvation and hope is found only in Jesus.
We are for people. We make no apologies for being focused on reaching those far from God. We believe that nothing is more fun than following God with people you love.
We see generosity as a privilege. We give up things we love for things we love even more. We are generous with our time, talents and treasures to build the kingdom of God.
We always bring our best. We're punctual, purposeful and prepared. If it's worth doing, it's worth doing well. We believe excellence honors God and inspires people.
We lead by serving others. Our mission is always greater than the position, knowing God works through our work no matter what our work is. We enthusiastically serve to build.
We give honor. We set others up to win. We celebrate and champion those God has placed around us.
We hustle and are driven to reach people for the kingdom of heaven. Everything we do, we do with passion because Jesus passionately pursued us.
We reach with purpose to make a difference in the community and beyond. We are faith-filled, big-thinking, risk-taking visionaries to see the opportunity to impact the world around us.
We believe that the Bible is the Word of God, divinely inspired; that it contains no errors in the original manuscripts and is preserved by God for us; it is authoritative for this church and each of us for every age.
2 Timothy 3:15-17 [NIV]
1 Thessalonians 2:13 [NIV]
2 Peter 1:21 [NIV]
We believe in one living and true God, eternal and of infinite power, wisdom, goodness and righteousness. He is a loving and faithful God who is the Creator and preserver of all things.
Deuteronomy 6:4 [NIV]
Isaiah 43:10,11 [NIV]
Matthew 28:19 [NIV]
Luke 3:22 [NIV]
We believe in the divine nature of Jesus Christ, God’s only son, who was conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit and born of a virgin named Mary. Christ is both fully man and fully God. His purpose is to restore our relationship to God, which was broken by sin (disobedience). Christ rose from the dead and ascended into heaven in full victory over Satan and sin.
Matthew 1:23 [NIV] | Luke 1:35 [NIV]
Hebrews 7:26 [NIV] | 1 Peter 2:22 [NIV]
Acts 2:22 [NIV] | Acts 10:38 [NIV]
1 Corinthians 15:3 [NIV] | Matthew 28:6 [NIV] Luke 24:39 [NIV] | 1 Corinthians 15:4 [NIV] Acts 1:9 [NIV] | Acts 1:11 [NIV]
Acts 2:33 [NIV] | Philippians 2:9-11 [NIV] Hebrews 1:3 [NIV]
THE HOLY SPIRIT
We believe in the Holy Spirit as the person and expression of God who lives within us, giving us the power to live a holy life and guiding us to truth. His presence is what makes Crossroads Church unique. His absence is what makes church and religion boring and lifeless. When Jesus said I must leave, but I won’t leave you alone, it is the Holy Spirit that He sent to us.
An overflowing fullness of the Spirit
John 7:37-39 [NIV], Acts 4:8 [NIV]
A deepened reverence for God
Acts 2:43 [NIV], Hebrews 12:28 [NIV]
An intensified consecration to God and dedication to His work
Acts 2:42 [NIV]
A more active love for Christ, for His Word and for the lost
Mark 16:20 [NIV]
Because people are unable to save themselves from their sinful condition, salvation is altogether the work of God. Neither good works nor self-improvement can make up for our sin. Salvation is the free gift of God. However, like any gift it must be received. This gift is received by faith, which is believing and trusting in Jesus Christ who died as our substitute that we might live.
Luke 24:47 [NIV] | John 3:3 [NIV]
Romans 10:13-15 [NIV] | Ephesians 2:8 [NIV] Titus 2:11 [NIV] | Titus 3:5-7 [NIV]
Water baptism is the outward expression of an inward decision to put your faith in Jesus — and the first biblical step after Salvation. If you are a follower of Jesus Christ, we encourage you to sign up to be water baptized and to invite your friends and family to celebrate with us.
Mark 1.9-10 [NIV] | Matthew 10.32 [NIV]