What We Believe

"What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us." - A.W. Tozer

The following are the core beliefs of Journey Point Church based on the foundational truths taught in the Bible. All of our teaching and ministry is rooted in and flows out of these biblical doctrines.

In essential beliefs – we have unity. There is one Body and one Spirit. There is one Lord, one faith, one baptism, and one God and Father of us all. (Ephesians 4:4–6)

In non-essential beliefs – we have liberty. It is not our job to pass judgment on anyone. Each of us will give an account of himself to God, and He will judge. Our job is to accept and love everyone without passing judgment. (Romans 14:1, 12)

In all our beliefs – we show charity. If I hold in my mind not only all human knowledge but also the very secrets of God, and if I have the faith that can move mountains—but I have no love, I amount to nothing at all. (I Corinthians 13:2)

Core Beliefs

THE BIBLE

The sole basis for our belief is the Bible, which is uniquely God-inspired, without error, and the final authority on all matters. As the Bible teaches, there is one God, eternally existing in three persons – Father, Son and Holy Spirit – each possessing all the attributes of deity.

GOD

God created humans to have fellowship with Him, but they defied God by sinfully going their own way. As a result, we need God’s saving grace to end our separation from Him. Salvation comes only through God’s grace – not human effort – and must be received personally by repentance and faith. (Genesis 1:1,26,27; 3:22, Psalm 90:2, Matthew 28:19, II Corinthians 13:14, I Peter 1:2)

JESUS CHRIST

Jesus Christ is the second Person of the Trinity, who lived a sinless life on earth and voluntarily paid for our sin by dying on the cross as our substitute. His death on the cross accomplished salvation for all who receive grace by trusting in Him alone. He rose from the dead and is the only mediator between us and God. He baptizes believers in the Holy Spirit. He will return to earth to consummate history. (Isaiah 9:6, Matthew 1:22-23, John 1:1-5; 14:10-30, Acts 1:9-11, Romans 1:3-4, I Corinthians 15:3-4, I Timothy 6:14-15, Titus 2:13, Hebrews 4:14-15)

THE HOLY SPIRIT

The Holy Spirit is the third Person of the Trinity, being completely equal to the Father and the Son as God. He is present in the world to make men aware of their need for Jesus Christ. He also lives in every believer from the moment of salvation. He provides the Christian with power for living, understanding of spiritual truth, and guidance in doing what is right. He also equips believers for personal growth, service to the church, and ministry to others. (John 14:16-17, 16:7-13, Acts 1:8, I Corinthians 2:12, 3:16, II Corinthians 3:17, Galatians 5:25, Ephesians 1:13, 5:18)

MAN

Man is made in the image of God. He is the supreme object of God’s creation. Although God designed man to have fellowship with him, man became alienated from God through disobedience. As a result, all human beings are born with a sinful nature and choose to sin against God. Man is incapable of regaining a right relationship with God through his own efforts. (Genesis 1:27, Psalm 8:3-6, Isaiah 53:6a, 59:1-2, Romans 3:23, Colossians 1:21)

SALVATION

Salvation is a gift from God to man. Man can never make up for his sin by self-improvement or good works. Only by trusting in Jesus Christ as God’s offer of forgiveness can man be saved from sin’s penalty. Eternal life begins the moment one receives Jesus Christ into his life by faith. (John 1:12, 14:6, Romans 5:1, 6:23, Titus 3:5, Galatians 3:26, Ephesians 2:8-9, Titus 3:5)

Core Beliefs

Baptism

Baptism is not essential for salvation, but is a commandment for all those who come to faith in Jesus Christ. Baptism is a public declaration of faith in Jesus Christ. It is an act of celebration, obedience, and commitment, and we will celebrate together as we see others being baptized. (Acts 2:38, Colossians 2:11-13)

Baptism

Communion is a spiritual discipline that all believers are to take part in to remind us of what Christ has done for us and to proclaim our belief in the Lord’s return. We will have communion available on the 3rd Sunday of the month. (Matthew 26:26-28, I Corinthians 11:23-26)

"OUR VISION IS TO BE A CATALYST FOR MULTIPLICATION IN DENVER, THE WEST,
AND THE WORLD."

-Chris Phillips

OUR VALUES

JESUS IS OUR ANSWER

We stay true to the Bible and in tune our community. (2 Timothy 3:16-17)

COMMITTED TO COMMUNITY

We are a church that’s FOR our community, not just IN it. (Acts 17:26-27; Galatians 5:14)

RELATIONSHIPS THAT MATTER

We are known for the authenticity of our love for one another. (Hebrews 10:24-25; John 15:13; )

LIFE ON MISSION

We equip people to do what God’s gifted them to do, strategically where He’s called them to do it. (Ephesians 4:11-13; Matthew 28:18-20; 2 Timothy 2:2)

EVERYONE IS INVITED

We value you, your background, and your experience. No matter where you’ve been, where you are, or where you’re going, your journey is welcomed. (John 4:4-26; Mark 2:13-17)

OUR STrategy

When we read the bible, we see that Jesus wants His church to be defined by love.
Love expressed up in worship.
Love extended out in mission.
Love experienced down in discipleship.

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