Mission & Vision

Go therefore and make disciples...

The Mission

In order to fulfill what Jesus said in Matthew 28:19, "Go therefore and make disciples of all nations..." and learning from the missional church example from Paul in 1 Corinthians 9:19-23, our mission at Living Waters Christian Fellowship is to be a resource to each individual so that we all personally win someone to Christ, add that person to the body in relationship with other Christians, mentor that person into Christian Maturity and motivate those we mentor in fulfilling their purpose in life. 

The Vision

Living Waters is a place to connect:

  • Connect with Jesus relationally - Finding and developing a life-changing, Spirit-led personal relationship with Jesus as Savior.
  • Connect with God’s Message - Finding instruction and encouragement in God’s Word [the Bible] for daily godly living.
  •   Connect with Your Church Family - Finding a place to belong, develop relationships, and get involved in serving others.
  •            Connect with An Eternal Mission - Finding, by the equipping of the Holy Spirit, the passion to reach into our communities and around the world to affect lives for Jesus Christ.


The Church of God, International, Cleveland, Tennessee is a Pentecostal Christian denomination. With over seven million members in over 185 countries, it is one of the largest Pentecostal denominations in the world. In the United States, it reports over one million members, making it one of the nation's largest denominations. www.churchofgod.org

Declaration of Faith

The Declaration of Faith is the Church of God's doctrinal standard. It articulates both an evangelical and Pentecostal doctrinal position with Wesleyan influences. The following is a summary of the Declaration of Faith:
The Church of God believes in the verbal inspiration of the Bible.
  • It believes in one God existing as a Trinity.
  • It believes that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, was conceived by the Holy Spirit, and born of the virgin Mary. It also believes in Christ's Death, burial, resurrection, and ascension.
  • It believes that all have sinned and that repentance is both commanded by God and necessary for forgiveness.
  • It believes that justification, regeneration, and the new birth is made possible by faith in Christ's blood.
  • It believes that, after the new birth, sanctification is acquired through faith in Christ, through the Word of God, and by the Holy Spirit.
  • It believes that holiness is God's standard of living for his people, the church.
  • It believes in receiving the baptism with the Holy Spirit subsequent to "a clean heart".
  • It believes that speaking in tongues is the initial evidence of baptism with the Holy Spirit.
  • It believes in believer's baptism by immersion using the Trinitarian formula.
  • It believes that divine healing is provided for all in Christ's atonement
  • It believes in observing the Lord's Supper and foot washing.
  • It believes in the premillennial Second Coming of Christ and rapture.
  • It believes in the resurrection of the righteous to eternal life and the wicked to eternal punishment

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