STATEMENT OF FAITH
We believe that the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments are the inspired and infallible Word of God, the final authority for the lives of believers in every culture and age and their rule of faith and practice. They are to be interpreted by the Holy Spirit according to their context and purpose, and in reverent obedience to the Living Word, Who speaks through them in the power of the Spirit.We believe that there is one living and true God, Who eternally exists in three distinct persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit; equal in power and glory; each of Whom possesses equally all the attributes of Deity and the characteristics of personality.
We believe that God the Father has revealed Himself to be perfect in love, holiness and righteousness; that He created all, upholds all and governs all; and He so loved the world, even in the midst of its fallenness and sin, that He gave His only Son for its redemption. Like a father who runs to welcome the prodigal home, Father God is trustworthy and faithful to His children and all things are possible for those who believe in Him.
We believe that Jesus Christ is God, the Living Word, and is eternally preexistent and co-equal with God the Father; that He became flesh through His miraculous conception by the Holy Spirit and His virgin birth. Therefore, He is perfect Deity and true humanity united in one Person forever. He lived a sinless life and voluntarily atoned for the sins of men by dying on the cross as their substitute, thus satisfying divine justice and accomplishing salvation for all who trust in Him alone. He rose from the dead in the same body, though glorified, in which He lived and died. He ascended bodily into heaven and sat down at the right hand of God the Father, where He, the only Mediator between God and man, continually makes intercession for His own.
We believe in the literal, physical return of the Lord Jesus Christ to take authority and rule on earth, and to judge the living and the dead.We believe that the Holy Spirit is co-equal and co-eternal with the Father and the Son; that He was active in the creation of all things; that He has come into the world to reveal and glorify Christ; that He convicts the world of sin, righteousness and judgment; and that He regenerates, sanctifies, baptizes, indwells, seals, anoints, illumines, guides and bestows His gifts upon all believers. His fullness, power and holiness are appropriated in the believer’s life through faith and obedience.
We believe that man (male and female) was originally created in the image and likeness of God. He was created to reflect the glory of God and represent Him on this earth. He was tempted by the devil and fell through disobedience to God. All men are born with a sinful nature and are separated from the life of God. They can be saved only through the atoning work of the Lord Jesus Christ.
We believe that salvation is by God’s grace and is a gift of God received by faith alone, apart from all good works and merit, and includes the forgiveness of sins, the imputation of the righteousness of Jesus Christ and the gift of eternal life.
We believe that those who receive Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord are miraculously born again by the Holy Spirit and become children of God and partakers of His divine nature. We are assured and know that all things are working together and are fitting into a plan for good to and for those who love God and are called according to His design and purpose. God has planned from the beginning for man to be molded into the image of His Son, Jesus, and share inwardly His likeness; therefore, man can only find his true identity and destiny in the Lord Jesus Christ.
We believe in the universal Church, the living spiritual body of which Jesus Christ is the Head and all regenerated persons are members, and in the unity of all believers in Christ with the evidence of that unity being shown by how we love one another. The Church has been commissioned by Him to go into all the world as a witness, preaching the gospel to all nations and making disciples through the equipping of the saints. The Church has been given the anointing of Isaiah 61 to continue the ministry begun by Jesus when He was upon this earth.
We believe that the believer possesses great authority through Christ over the powers of spiritual darkness led by Satan, the ruler of this world. We actively exercise this authority as we walk by faith; pray; do spiritual warfare; minister healing and deliverance in the Name of Jesus; exercise spiritual gifts; and progress to spiritual maturity in Christ.
WHAT WE BELIEVE
We believe that God sent Jesus into the world to be a sacrifice. By Jesus giving up His blood and His life, by being obedient to die a gruesome death on a cross, has brought redemption to all mankind. We are redeemed or saved when we acknowledge what Jesus did, believe that Jesus died and rose from the dead, and invite Him in our hearts to be our Lord and Savior. When we then confess Him as our Lord, salvation comes into our lives and the third person of the Godhead, the Holy Spirit, makes His dwelling place in us.
We also believe in the baptism of the Holy Spirit with evidence of speaking in our heavenly prayer language.
We believe the Father God reigns from His throne in heaven and that Jesus is seated at His right hand and the Holy Spirit is in all who believe.
We believe in the gifts of the Holy Spirit.
We believe that Hearts on Fire flows and operates in all the gifts. Tongues, Interpretation, and Prophecy are all for us NOW. The gift of faith, the gifts of healings, and the working of miracles are for us now. The word of knowledge, the word of wisdom, and the discerning of spirits are gifts that are all operating in this house.
We believe as we are faithful to our vision, mandate, mission and who we are in Him, that believers will come together in community and grow, mature, and become strong warriors that know how to win.
We believe that signs and wonders follow the word of God.
We believe that signs and wonders are the norm and not the exception.
We believe that when we come together that the presence of God fills the house and a tangible realm of His glory is revealed. We believe the glory of God is in this house and in our lives.
WHO WE ARE
We are a place where you can come and connect with other believers who’s hearts are expectant and on fire for God. Jesus said that He wished you were either hot or cold, the lukewarm will he spit out of His mouth. This house draws believers whose hearts are burning with a passionate desire to know him, a passionate desire to love other people, a passionate desire to walk in and obey the Word of God. Hearts on Fire is a place where people grow and mature, a place where the anointing of the Holy Spirit flows, a place to experience the eternal flame of God's unconditional love for us. We see our church not simply as a house of worship with walls, a roof and open doors. Rather, we believe that the church is actually the members and believers that come together to practice God’s word, celebrate His love and extend His gifts.