About CROSSROADS

Who we are

“Connecting people with Jesus Christ and helping them become fully devoted followers of Him.”

Our Core Values.

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Reach the Unreached

We value providing life giving churches throughout the Permian Basin and the world that offer a safe environment for people to meet Christ.
Luke 5:30-32; Luke 15:1-10; Matthew 28:19-20

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Take Next Steps

We value progress for people on their journey with Christ.
Hebrews 12:1-12; Philippians 1:6

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Engaging Environments

We value creating engaging enviroments churched and un-churched people love to attend that are biblically based and culturally relevant.
2 Timothy 3:16-17; James 1:23; 1 Corinthians 9:19-23; Colossians 3:17

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Everyone Matters

We value being known for accepting people
in ways that demonstrate the love of Christ.
1 Corinthians 12:1-31; Romans 12:1-2, 9-21; Ephesians 4; Psalm 33:1;
Philippians 2:3; 1 Corinthians 13; John 13:34-35

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Live Generously

We value expressing our gratitude for God’s gifts by giving generously in every area of our lives.
Malachi 3:10; Philippians 2:1-11; 2 Corinthians 8:
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Persistent Prayer

We value prayer as the foundation of all
ministry.
1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

What We Believe.

The Bible

The Scriptures of both the Old and New Testaments are the inspired Word of God, without error in the original writings, and divinely preserved for our generation. It is our sufficiency and final authority in faith and life.

II Timothy 3:16; 2 Peter 1:20-21

 

The Trinity

God is the creator, redeemer, and sustainer of all things. He exists in three persons, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. They are equal in perfection and power, and execute distinct offices.

John 15:26; 1 John 5:7

 

God

God the Father, is an infinite, personal Spirit that is perfect in holiness, wisdom, power, knowledge, and love. As creator He is omnipresent, eternal, just, and unchanging. He offers forgiveness through His Son, Jesus Christ.

Genesis 1:1; Psalm 90:2; Psalm 95:1-7

 

Jesus Christ

Jesus Christ is God’s only Son. He is not only true God but true Man, conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of the virgin Mary. He lived a sinless life and gave that life on the Cross as a sacrifice for our sins. After three days, He rose from the dead proving He is the Son of God.

Matthew 1:18-25; John 1:1,14; Colossians 1:14-19

 

Holy Spirit

The ministry of the Holy Spirit is to awaken the minds of sinners to their need of a Savior. He permanently indwells every Believer and becomes their source of assurance, strength, wisdom, comfort and power in serving the Lord.

Genesis 1:26; John 14:16-17; John 15:26-27

Mankind

Mankind was created, male and female, in the image of God, free from sin but by his own will fell into sin. Because of this fall, all persons are born with a sin nature and are in need of Forgiveness.

Genesis 1:26-27; Genesis 3:1-24; Romans 3:10,23

 

 

Salvation

Salvation is by grace through faith in Jesus Christ. His death on the cross for man’s sin paid that debt of sin. Salvation is a gift from God apart from any human efforts.

John 1:12; John 3:1-16; Ephesians 2:8-9

Believing

Receiving Christ as personal Savior begins a new relationship with God. This new bond brings a new identity, a new heart, and a new life, one that is deeply loved, fully accepted, and highly valued by God.

John 1:12; 2 Corinthians 5:17; Ephesians 2:4-8

The Church

There is one true Church which is called the Body of Christ. It is comprised of all those who accept Him as personal Savior. God has ordained the local Church to carry out the Great Commission, to edify each other, to find community, and to serve together by using their gifts.

Matthew 16:16-18; Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 2:42-47

Baptism

Scripture teaches that Baptism is to be with water and by immersion. It is the testimony of the new Believer’s obedience to Christ. While baptism does not save, it is an important first step. Baptism is to follow one’s profession of faith and is an acknowledgment of one’s new life in Christ.

Matthew 3:13-17; Romans 6:3-4; Acts 8:36-39

Lord’s Supper

As believers, we are to practice the ordinance called the Lord’s Supper (sometimes referred to as communion). The bread represents of Body of Christ while the grape juice represents His blood that was shed for our sins. This is to be a time of worship, remembering Christ’s sacrifice on the cross.

Matthew 26:26-31; Luke 22:19-20; 1 Cor. 11:23-29

Eternity

Every individual is created in God’s image and will spend eternity in either heaven or hell. Those who have trusted Christ as personal Savior will have everlasting life with Christ. Those who reject Christ will spend eternity in everlasting punishment separated from Him.

John 3:36; John 5:24; John 10:28

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