Ours is a congregation, which desires to reflect the preeminence of Christ in all things through the power of the Holy Spirit unto the glory of God the Father.
So we preach Christ crucified in all of Scriptures as the only Redeemer of the world, able to forgive us of our sins, no matter how big or many; able to transform us, no matter how broken or vile; able to unite us, no matter how diverse our backgrounds; and able to give us true joy and peace, no matter what our circumstances may be.
We believe that our mission is impossible apart from the life-giving, life-transforming power of the Holy Spirit, which is made available to us through prayer.
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No covenant relationship is more important than our covenant relationship with God. It deserves our faithfulness more than any other relationships. It was only right that Joshua responded to the Gibeonites' crisis with a decisive, unswerving demonstration of covenant faithfulness. And God not only approved this action of Joshua but also pledged His help in destroying the confederate forces of the five Canaanite nations.
However, what we must not miss in all this is how this account concludes: "There has been no day like it before or since, when the LORD heeded the voice of a man, for the LORD fought for Israel (v. 14). Why was that day such an unprecedented, unique day? Interestingly, it was not because of what the sun did or did not do on that day. It was rather that the LORD heeded the voice of a man in fighting for Israel!