Who We Are....What We Believe.... & Our Covenant Relationship...
|TRUE LIFE MINISTRIES WORSHIP CENTER
"To Give The World What God Has Given Us!!!!"
Who We Are...
True Life Ministries Worship Center. We are affiliated with the Church of
God of Prophecy. The Church of God of Prophecy (COGOP) is a
Christian, Bible-believing, Spirit-filled fellowship that has been in existence
for over 100 years. Our International Office is located in Cleveland,
Tennessee, and our State Office is located in Rancho Cucamonga,
California. However our vibrant churches extend all over the world and
into many countries.
What We Believe...
We believe that individuals may have a personal relationship with the Lord
Jesus Christ, which is initiated by a salvation experience. An individual
becomes a follower of Jesus by accepting by faith that He died for their
sins and by confessing their sins to Him. The eternal benefits of this
relationship provide life eternal with God and deliverance from the eternal
punishment of sin. This relationship also enables us to look with
anticipation for the second coming of Jesus Christ to establish His Kingdom
on earth. As a testimony of this relationship, new believers should follow
the example of the Jesus in water baptism. This testimony of our new
commitment to Him does not provide salvation, but rather an outward
expression of our new life in Jesus.
We believe that followers of Jesus are challenged to live separated
(sanctified) and different (holy) from their previous lifestyle by the
empowerment of God's presence in our lives. Obedience to this call will be
evidenced through love, joy, peace, a gentle spirit, patience, self-discipline,
kindness, faith, and restitution where possible. We believe that the
followers of Jesus will so want to live our lives so as to abstain from
personal practices that may control our lives such as the use of habit
forming drugs (non-medicinal), including tobacco products and alcohol. We
understand that this call to separation and holiness will encourage the
believer to live honestly, both in word and deed. We also understand that
in our humanity, we do not possess the ability to live separated and
different lives; however, through the empowerment of God's presence in
our lives, we can become successful followers of Jesus.
We believe in the baptism of the Holy Spirit, and that this indwelling
presence will empower us to fulfill the Great Commission. We also
understand that the Holy Spirit empowers our life with a powerful prayer
& worship language as well as various other gifts and abilities. Finally, the
Holy Spirit empowers us to use our gifts and abilities to further the ministry
of the family of God to one another as well as to the community.
We believe that individual believers grow through the corporate fellowship
of Christians. It is our understanding that individuals grow as they
participate in church ordinances and through the stewardship of their
finances in tithing and giving through church ministries. We understand that
the fellowship of believers is to be a mutual, open commitment to one
another and will not involve secret oaths or covenants.
We believe in the sanctity of marriage as a life-long institution that God has
ordained since the creation. We understand that this institution represents
the eternal bond that Christ has committed to the Church.
Our Covenant Relationship...
We have joined ourselves together in Christ as a fellowship of believers by
covenanting to accept the Bible as the Word of God, promising to believe
and practice its teachings rightly divided with the New Testament as our
rule of faith and practice, government and discipline, and agreeing to walk
in the light to the best of our knowledge and ability.