REDEEMING LOVE CHRISTIAN CENTER POSITION
STATEMENT ON MARRIAGE AND SEXUALITY


 

As an ecclesiastical nonprofit religious corporation and church, Redeeming Love Christian Center (the “Church”) accepts the Holy Bible as the inspired, infallible, revealed will of God and the all-sufficient rule for faith and practice (II Timothy 3:16). Thus, in accord with the Holy Bible, the Church adopts this Position Statement on Marriage and Sexuality, according to the Church’s Statement of Faith, which are the Church’s religious beliefs and tenets.

As a Christian church, and according to the Holy Bible, we are not required to provide, and we specifically choose against the provision of, services, accommodations, facilities, goods, or privileges to an individual if such request is in violation of the Church’s religious beliefs as duly set forth in the Church’s Statement of Faith, governing documents, policies, the Holy Bible, and this Position Statement on Marriage and Sexuality. However, any and all decisions pertaining to providing such services shall be carried out in a manner that promotes the salvation (i.e., the redemption of man from the bondage of sin and the biblical acceptance of the provision of Jesus Christ for eternal life) of all persons.

As a Christian church, we believe that living contrary to (i.e., conflicting with, disobedient to, and/or in opposition with) the Holy Bible is sin, but also believe, sponsor, support, and practice repentance according to the Holy Bible (1 John 5:17; 1:9).

We believe that in order to preserve the function and integrity of the Church and to provide a biblical role model to the members and the community, it is imperative that all persons employed by the Church in any capacity, or who serve as members, volunteers, students, or interns, should abide by and agree to the Church’s Position Statement on Marriage and Sexuality and Statement of Faith and conduct themselves accordingly.

The Board of Directors shall be the express and final arbiters of all matters of ecclesiastical governments, doctrine, ministry discipline, etc. and shall be handled in accordance with the Church’s Certificate of Incorporation and Bylaws.

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