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Along with Christians throughout the last 2,000 years, in all nations, and in all denominations, we affirm the following statements of faith, known as the Apostles Creed and the Nicene Creed:
1. Non-Negotiable Love
Non-negotiable love is being the best expression of Christ to another human being. Putting love first and last in every situation keeps us in the abiding Presence of God. Non-negotiable love can heal and seal every problem that may occur in any relationship.
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Relationships of openness and honesty allow us to drop the mask and the image we unconsciously present to the world. In this way we live in conscious freedom and joy before people as we do before God; Accepted in the Beloved, accepted in the Body, accepted by self.
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3. Believing the Best
It is impossible to grow relationships when living in an atmosphere of disapproval. Believing the best about people is not about ignoring their faults but about recognizing that everyone wants to change and become like Jesus. We are always a work in progress and therefore deserving of mercy, grace
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4. Always Declare Your Commitment
Declaring your commitment to others is the best way of understanding and receiving God’s commitment to you. Scripture is God’s declaration of commitment to humanity. His whole heart is in His word to us. When you declare your commitment, your heart follows your involvement.
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5. Truth Wrapped in Love, Preceded by Grace
Truth is not just about being right, but also about doing right. Truth given without compassion and love may destroy someone’s world. This is your opportunity to win someone’s heart to a greater love in Christ. When acceptance and truth combine with loving kindness… people are made whole.
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6. Character Before Gifting
Not valuing character will diminish your gift. When your progress in godliness is visible, your trustworthiness will increase and your anointing will expand.
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7. Give and It Shall Be Given
Giving is the conscious choice to embrace the Christ life - being found in the One who gave himself for all. God is our Source. We participate in God’s inexhaustible supply when we allow His good gifts to circulate through us as channels of grace and peace.
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8. Stewardship Is Not Ownership
Stewardship is the intentional pursuit of God to involve Him in everything. Co-operating with
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