Jesus shows us what The Father is like.
Jesus restores intimacy with The Father.
Jesus shows us how to live.
Jesus is our brother and friend.
Jesus gives us hope.
The Father is good. He is for us, not against us.
The Father is loving, He is not angry.
The Father is forgiving, He is not condemning.
The Father calls us sons and daughters, not slaves.
The Holy Spirit
The Holy Spirit is a person.
The Holy Spirit is God’s promised gift to us.
The Holy Spirit is the abiding presence of God.
The Holy Spirit guides and directs us.
The Holy Spirit empowers.
The Church is the people, not the building.
The Church is a body, not an organization.
The Church belongs to Jesus.
The Church is a family.
#01 Church United
Church United is a partnership of local churches across denominations joining together to transform the region of South Florida.
Doxa Deo is a city focused Christian Church with campuses in 9 cities across the world, but it is more than just a church in various locations. Doxa Deo encourages City Changers to impact their cities and have established ministries to facilitate their involvement in society. The City Changers Movement seeks to mobilize the church based Christian community in different spheres of society for the transformation of cities globally.
BIBLICAL LEADERSHIP STRUCTURE
Ephesians 4:11 says that Jesus has called some in the Body of Christ to function as apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors or teachers. According to the text, these gifts are given to the Body for two purposes: equipping the saints for the work of ministry and edifying the Body of Christ. As the following verses promise, when these gifts function in their correct purpose, “…we (will) all come into the unity of the faith and the knowledge of the Son of God, to a perfect man, to the measure of the fullness of Christ” (Ephesians 4:12-13).
We believe that God’s design is for a local church to be led and shepherded by a team of Ephesians 4:11 equippers; and we believe this takes place when a number of equippers function as a team of elders (Acts 14:23, 16:4, 20:17, 20:28, 1 Timothy 5:1, 5:17-21, 1 Peter 5:1-5). The members of this team are ordained and set in place by a lead elder, which in many church settings today is referred to as a Senior Pastor.
The lead elder’s role is to serve the other team elders by moderating, coordinating, envisioning and motivating, while functioning in the specific Ephesians 4:11 gift(s) that God has given him. This team works together to facilitate spiritual maturity in the life of every believer.
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