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What We Believe

  1. What the Temple was in the Old Testament – a dwelling place for the manifested presence of God – the Church is meant to be in the New Testament – a temple made of living stones, radiant with the glory of God. 

Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with God’s people and also members of His household, built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus Himself as the Chief Cornerstone. In Him the whole building is joined together and rises to become a holy temple in the Lord. And in Him you too are being built together to become a dwelling in which God lives by His Spirit.  Ephesians 2:19-22

As you come to Him, the living Stone—rejected by humans but chosen by God and precious to Him—you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. I Peter 2:4-5


  1. God is the Builder of His Church and He alone has the plan for how His Kingdom will be established on earth as it is in heaven. 

For every house is built by someone, but God is the builder of everything.  Hebrews 3:4

And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it.  Matthew 16:18

Unless the LORD builds the house, the builders labor in vain. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the guards stand watch in vain. Psalm 127:1

“The God who made the world and everything in it is the Lord of heaven and earth and does not live in temples built by human hands. And he is not served by human hands, as if He needed anything. Rather, He himself gives everyone life and breath and everything else.  Acts 17:24-25

In Him we were also chosen, having been predestined according to the plan of Him who works out everything in conformity with the purpose of His will... Ephesians 1:11


  1. In His sovereign plan, God has set both the times and places where men should live.  We, like Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, have been set as stewards over God’s eternal purposes for the “gardens” (cities, provinces/regions/nation) in which we have been placed.

From one man He made every nation of men, that they should inhabit the whole earth; and He determined the times set for them and the exact places where they should live. Acts 17:26


  1. No individual or single ministry, no matter how anointed or gifted, has either the full right of stewardship or the ability within themselves to create a resting place for the Lord in any city, region or nation.  This is because God has determined to display His glory through a diverse but divinely-unified Body, whose love for one another unveils Jesus to the eyes of unbelievers.

And in Him you too are being built together to become a dwelling in which God lives by His Spirit.  Ephesians 2:22

I pray also for those who will believe in Me through their message, that all of them may be one, Father, just as You are in Me and I am in You. May they also be in Us so that the world may believe that You have sent Me. I have given them the glory that You gave Me, that they may be one as We are one— I in them and You in me—so that they may be brought to complete unity. Then the world will know that You sent me and have loved them even as You have loved me.  John 17:20-23


  1. Unity is a spiritual force that can either unleash the power of the human spirit or release the power of the Spirit of God.   The power of the human spirit is activated when people unite their wills to use their gifts and talents to “build something” without their hearts being surrendered to the will of God.    

Now the whole world had one language and a common speech... Then they said, “Come, let us build ourselves a city, with a tower that reaches to the heavens, so that we may make a name for ourselves; otherwise we will be scattered over the face of the whole earth.”

But the LORD came down to see the city and the tower the people were building. The LORD said, “If as one people speaking the same language they have begun to do this, then nothing they plan to do will be impossible for them. Come, let us go down and confuse their language so they will not understand each other.” Genesis 10:1;4-7


  1. By contrast, divine unity that releases the authority of God to establish His rule on earth, is activated through humility and surrender, following the example of Jesus 

Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to His own advantage; rather, He made Himself nothing by taking the very nature of a servant,   being made in human likeness. And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled himself by becoming obedient to death—
even death on a cross!

Therefore God exalted Him to the highest place and gave Him the Name that is above every name,  that at the Name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue acknowledge that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.  Philippians 2:6-11

When He had called the people to Himself, with His disciples also, He said to them, “Whoever desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me. 35 For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake and the gospel’s will save it.  Mark 8:34-35


  1. Jesus’ authority was established as He denied His right to make His own decisions and fully submitted Himself to the will of the Father – doing only that which He saw the Father doing and speaking only that which He heard the Father saying.  God can entrust a company believers with His corporate authority when they too can prove that they will not initiate for Him but will wait, no matter how long it takes, for Him to clearly reveal His will.   

For I have come down from heaven not to do my will but to do the will of Him who sent me.  John 6:38

So Jesus said, “When you have lifted up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am he and that I do nothing on my own but speak just what the Father has taught me. John 8:28

For I did not speak on my own, but the Father who sent me commanded me to say all that I have spoken. I know that his command leads to eternal life. So whatever I say is just what the Father has told me to say.”  John 12:49-50

Yes, LORD, walking in the way of your laws, we wait for You; your Name and renown  are the desire of our hearts.  Isaiah 26:8

Wait for the LORD; be strong and take heart and wait for the LORD. Psalm 27:14

Therefore, brothers and sisters, we have an obligation—but it is not to the flesh, to live according to it. For if you live according to the flesh, you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the misdeeds of the body, you will live.  For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God. Romans 8:12-14


  1. Corporate discernment of the will of God comes by submitting to one another in the fear of the Lord and relying on the inner witness of the Holy Spirit to bring us to the place where we can say “it seems right to the Holy Spirit and to us”.  This “rhema” word in turn activates our faith to step forward in unfettered obedience even into the unknown.

For by wise counsel you will wage your own war, and in a multitude of counsellors there is safety.   Proverbs 24:6


  1. When believers choose to align themselves in complete obedience to God’s prophetic direction the authority of God is released to demolish spiritual strongholds, establish His kingdom and effect measurable change in the world in which we live.

For though we live in the world, we do not wage war as the world does. The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ. 2 Corinthians 10:3

Elisha said, “Get a bow and some arrows,” and he [Jehoash] did so. “Take the bow in your hands,” he said to the king of Israel. When he had taken it, Elisha put his hands on the king’s hands.

“Open the east window,” he said, and he opened it. “Shoot!” Elisha said, and he shot. “The LORD’s arrow of victory, the arrow of victory over Aram!” Elisha declared. “You will completely destroy the Arameans at Aphek.”

Then he said, “Take the arrows,” and the king took them. Elisha told him, “Strike the ground.” He struck it three times and stopped. 19 The man of God was angry with him and said, “You should have struck the ground five or six times; then you would have defeated Aram and completely destroyed it. But now you will defeat it only three times.”   2 Kings 13:15-19


  1. Every divine mandate has a destined season for its fulfillment which is why the enemy always seeks to alter and disrupt these “set times”.  As such, believers must be sensitive to God's timings like “the sons of Issachar who had understanding of the times, to know what Israel ought to do (I Chronicles 12:32).

To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven.  Ecclesiastes 3:1

He [the enemy] will speak against the Most High and oppress his holy people and try to change the set times and the laws. Daniel 7:25

Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit.  Galatians 5:25


  1. When kairos moments come (the times have reached their fulfillment), God seeks a remnant, a critical mass of forerunners, who are willing to stand intercessorily (like Gideon’s 300 or the 10 righteous who could have prevented the judgment of Sodom and Gomorrah) to win the victory and shift the spiritual atmosphere on behalf of the whole body.

There are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. There are differences of ministries, but the same Lord.  And there are diversities of activities, but it is the same God who works all in all... For as the body is one and has many members, but all the members of that one body, being many, are one body, so also is Christ. 1 Corinthians 12:4-6;12


  1. The ultimate confirmation of victory in any spiritual endeavour is not found in human measures (numbers, finances, influence) but in the inward witness that the Lord is pleased and the outward witness of His manifested presence.

The One who sent me is with me; He has not left me alone, for I always do what pleases Him.” John 8:29

We are confident, I say, and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord.  So we make it our goal to please Him, whether we are at home in the body or away from it.  2 Corinthians 5:8-10