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Our Aim

 

 

 


Encourage all people into their destiny as worshipers

See all believers released in their gifts and callings

Provide churches with tools to enhance corporate worship

Impart vision for children to be educated in praise & worship

Train worship leaders for the next generation

Disciple the nations in praise and worship
 

  • Statement of Faith
  • In brief the following statements describe the foundations of belief that provide a guide to the doctrinal boundaries within which the school operates.

The institute is built upon the foundations of the Christian faith and a program of study in church worship ministry utilizing music and arts.
 


That music and all art forms were created to glorify God and should be expressions and/or demonstrations of His glory and character. As Bach wrote on his music, "Soli del Gloria" - To God alone be the glory!

That although all expressions of music, art, and drama were originally given to man by God, they were at various times in history set aside by the church. This is because art sometimes became an end unto itself, filled with pride, becoming carnal and fleshly in their expressions, similar to the secular world.

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We must therefore train and develop not only the gifts and talents of Christian musicians and artists, but mentor their development of a Christ-like character and lifestyle.

In the restoration of the arts as part of the "all things" mentioned in Acts 3:21, which shall be happening when Jesus returns.

That mankind may enjoy various expressions of art, music, dance, drama, etc. but their ultimate purpose should be to lead us into God's presence and result in us praising and worshiping our God.

There is only one God who has revealed Himself as our Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, who are co-existent, co-equal, and co-eternal.

In the absolute lordship and deity of Christ, including His pre-existence, His virgin birth and sinless life, His atoning death, His bodily resurrection, and His return to earth as King, confirming His eternal kingdom for all to see.

That the Bible is God's Holy Word to man and is the supreme authority in all matters of faith and conduct.

That salvation is the gift of God to men, separate from works and law and is made operative by grace through faith in Jesus Christ, producing works acceptable to God. Jesus Christ, the Son of God, was manifested to destroy the works of the devil and through His shed blood at Calvary purchased our salvation.

That the true church is the living, spiritual body of Jesus Christ- Christ being the head. The church is made up of born-again believers, born of the Holy Spirit and by the Word.

That various gifts and offices of the Holy Spirit are delegated to the church and are necessary, not only for the fulfillment of the Great Commission given by Christ to His disciples and the Church, but for the perfecting of the Saints (believers), and until we all come to the unity of the faith, and grow up into Him in all things, which is the Head, even Christ.

That God's purpose is to establish local churches in every area, dependant upon the Holy Spirit, for the equipping of believers to do the work of the ministry and to take the gospel to those who know not Christ.

That the Holy Spirit gives believers spiritual gifts according to His will to be used as they are needed in ministry and therefore believers should live a spirit-filled life, demonstrating the fruit of the Holy Spirit. According to the Word, these gifts, directed by the Holy Spirit, are also subject to be mentored, disciplined, and corrected when necessary by seasoned local church leadership.

That the natural result of training in the arts should provide us with a vehicle to express God's glory not only locally, but in the nations, resulting in a great harvest of souls and an explosion of worship.

That our goal is not only to make converts, but to train them to become worshipers in the Holy Spirit and in Truth- for such as these the Father God seeks.
 

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