Our Statement of Faith
The Harvestways Int'l Church believes in the deity of Jesus Christ as the only begotten Son of God. We believe in His substitutionary death for all men, His resurrection, and His eventual return to judge the world.
The Harvestways Int'l Church believes all men are born with a wicked sinful nature. We believe and that the reason for the Cross was to redeem man from the power of sin. We believe that this salvation is available to all who will receive it through Christ Jesus.
The Harvestways Int'l Church believes in the triune Godhead. We believe in the existence of the Holy Spirit as the third person of the Trinity and in His connectivity with and the use of man totally yielded to Him. We believe in the baptism of the Holy Spirit as manifested by the fruit and the gifts of the Spirit.
The Harvestways Int'l ChurchHIC believes all scripture is given by the inspiration of God and that it is the complete revelation of God's will for mankind. We believe in the absolute authority of the scripture to govern the affairs of men.
The Harvestways Int'l Church believes that every man is the steward of his life and resources which ultimately belong to God. We believe that tithing is a measure of obedience to the scriptural principles of stewardship. We believe in offerings, alms, offering gifts, sowing ‘faith-seeds’ to call forth things yet non-existent which we want to see materialize.
The Harvestways Int'l Church believes in the Church as the eternal and universal Body of Christ consisting of all those who have accepted the work of the atonement. We believe in the existence and work of local assembly of believers for the purpose of evangelism and edification as well the ministry called into the five-fold ministry.
The Harvestways Int'l ChurchHIC believes in the worship of Jesus the LORD through singing, clapping, and the lifting of holy hands. We believe in the authority of the believer to ask freely of the Lord for his needs. We believe in the ministry unto the LORD Jesus through the instrument of seasoned times of fasting whether corporate or personal.
The Harvestways Int'l Church believes in the ministry of the Holy Spirit to the Church body through both laying on of hands of the believer on the sick; the unction of God flowing through sanctified, chosen vessels unto the anointing of oil by the elders of the church.
The Harvestways Int'l Church affirms that evangelism is the obligation of every follower of Jesus Christ and not just the work or duty of the preacher. The Lord Jesus commands us to go out and make disciples of all the earth. “Lift up your eyes, and look on the fields; for they are white already to harvest’’ (John 4:35) We believe that each person is first responsible to evangelism in their own family, followed by spheres of influence as the Holy Spirit leads them and gives them the ability. We believe in global evangelization.
The Harvestways Int'l Church affirms the ordinance of water baptism by total, complete immersion in a body of water in obedience to the Word of God. Any, who has accepted Jesus Christ as their personal Savior should be baptized in water as a public profession of their faith in Christ and to experience what the Bible calls the "circumcision of the Spirit" as soon as possible after their regeneration experience.
The Harvestways Int'l ChurchHIC believes God hears the intercessory prayers of His people for their leaders so we can be governed in peace according to the will of God.
The Harvestways Int'l Church believes in the promise of Genesis 12:3 regarding the Jewish people and the nation of Israel. We believe that this is an eternal covenant between God and the seed of Abraham to which God is faithful.
The Harvestways Int'l Church believes that every believer has a unique relationship to the Lord. As His children, every Christian has immediate access to the throne of Grace and the ability to manifest the power of the Lord Jesus Christ in their calling and ministry.
The Harvestways Int'l Church believes the ministry of the local Body of Christ in any given area is to minister to the poor, the fatherless, the elderly widows and widowers – and proffer help in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. We believe in the total Gospel, to the total man one person at a time.
The Harvestways Int'l Church believes in active participation of community development projects ranging from the provision of full local educational sponsorship to deserving but unable students of the third world nations unto bore-hole drilling projects to provide the water of life in the desert in the name of the LORD Jesus.