-EVANGELICAL COVENANT CHURCH: IBF is affiliated with the Evangelical Covenant
Church group, whose basic beliefs are as follows:
1)When new members join a Covenant church they are asked two questions about belief:
a)gDo you confess Jesus Christ as your savior and promise to follow Him as Lord?
b) gDo you accept the Holy Scriptures, the Old and New Testaments, as the Word of God and the only perfect rule for faith, doctrine, and conduct?h
2)The essential beliefs are summed up in the following Covenant Affirmations:
-We affirm the centrality of the Word of God
-We affirm the necessity of the new birth
-We affirm a commitment to the whole mission of the church
-We affirm the church as a fellowship of believers
-We affirm a conscious dependence on the Holy Spirit
-We affirm the reality of freedom in Christ
-DOCTRINAL BELIEFS OF INTERNATIONAL BIBLE FELLOWSHIP
*We believe that every church member of IBF should:
-Be a passionate believer in the gospel of Jesus Christ
-Be in regular attendance of most church gatherings
-Support the church in prayer and encouraging words,
as well as in tithes and offerings.
-Submit to the leadership of IBF. (Pastor, elders, department heads, etc.)
-It should be the goal of each member to discover their God appointed place of service in IBF.