Category Archive: Position Papers & Applications

A Biblical View of Race

Position Statement God’s history in Genesis makes it understandable that all races and ethnicities are descendants of Adam and Eve1, and then Noah2 and as such are equally created in the image of...

Spiritual Gifts

Position Statement In His infinite grace, God has not only adopted those who believe in Jesus Christ into His family but has chosen to bestow us with spiritual gifts so we may serve Him, His spiritual...

Nationalism, The Gospel, & Just War

Why Write a Position Statement on Nationalism? Each Christian views the relationship they have with their country of residence differently. Some Christians are born into countries that are...

The Sanctity of Life

Position Statement “In the beginning God created….” All human life is created by and from the hands of God and is therefore precious. Man and Woman are created in the image of God1 and as a...

Gender Identity & The Gospel

Why Write a Position Paper on Gender Identity? The cultural redefinition of gender identity and expression is progressing at a breathtaking speed. This redefinition follows our culture’s and...

Divorce & Remarriage

Position Statement God created marriage as an integral part of His plan to prosper His world and bless mankind. His desire was; to visualize the relationship between Christ and His bride, the church1;...

What is Church Discipline & Restoration?

Church Discipline & Restoration   Introduction: Discipline in Light of the Gospel In the beginning, man and woman were created by God for His glory and for our greatest joy. By design, our...

Roles of Men & Women in Ministry

Position Statement The Gospel is best displayed in a community of faith when both men and women flourish as they use their uniquely designed and equally important spiritual gifts for the work of...

Marriage

Position Statement God designed marriage, during the act of creation, as one way to help reflect His image and glorify Himself. Although not everyone is called to be married1, for those that are,...