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We believe that God has given us a special call to help those of us who have been rejected and disenfranchised by the Christian Church. This is especially true of those coming from the LGBT community. We believe that the LGBT people have a unique and high calling from God and who have been given special creative gifts from God. Those gifts and dreams may have been crushed by the religious system, but our mission is to help you find your destiny and restore your vision. Religious people may say that you are an abomination. God says you are His creation. He made you gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered for a great purpose and call. While Jesus People Church of Asheville has a specific call to the LGBT community, we are an “inclusive church” where all are welcome.
What We Believe:
WE BELIEVE there is one God, eternally existent in Three Persons as God our Parent-Creator, Jesus Christ, and Holy Spirit.
WE BELIEVE in the divine inspiration and authority of the Bible as the Word of God.
WE BELIEVE in the deity of Jesus Christ, his sinless life, his crucifixion, as an atonement for our sins, and his resurrection.
WE BELIEVE we are saved by grace through faith in Jesus Christ.
WE BELIEVE in following Christ in water baptism and we remember Christ in the taking of communion.
WE BELIEVE in the baptism of the Holy Spirit with evidence of a heavenly prayer language, the fruit of the Spirit and the gifts of the Holy Spirit for ministry.
WE BELIEVE in the Church government, ministry and administration by apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors and teachers.
WE ARE A CHRIST-CENTERED CHURCH following Jesus Christ as Savior, Healer, Baptizer, and returning Lord.
OUR FOUNDATION IS THE WORD OF GOD from which we receive revelation and direction.
WE ARE A SPIRIT-FILLED CONGREGATION guided and empowered by the Holy Spirit, striving for the evidence of the fruit of the Spirit in our lives and actively participating in the gifts of the Holy Spirit.
WE ARE COMMISSIONED by Jesus Christ in the Great Commission (Matthew 28:19) to reach out with the inclusive love of God as revealed in the Gospel of Jesus Christ on a local, regional, and global basis.
WE ARE ACCEPTING AND AFFIRMING of all people.
WE AFFIRM THAT AS THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST IS TAUGHT, individuals will receive salvation, be discipled and SENT OUT