The Austin Stone’s mission is to love God, love the church, love the city, and love the nations.
This Affirmation of Faith is a summary of our foundational beliefs.
- The Bible is the Word of God.
- There is one true and living God. He exists in three Persons: the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
- God created all things for His glory.
- God created men and women in His image.
- All have sinned and rebelled against God.
- God alone is the author of salvation.
- Jesus came to earth, lived a perfect life, and died an atoning death, conquering sin, Satan, and death in His resurrection. He appeared to the disciples and many others before He ascended to Heaven.
- The Holy Spirit gives gifts to those who are in Christ.
- The church consists of all who have trusted the Lord Jesus Christ for their eternal salvation.
- Heaven and hell are real places.
- Jesus Christ will one day return to establish His kingdom.
Our Convictions are the animating principles that flow from our mission and beliefs.
- Ruled by God’s Word
- Christ-Centered in Focus
- Empowered by the Holy Spirit
- Reliant on Prayer
- Committed to Covenant Community
- Gospel-Saturated in Discipleship
- Devoted to Equipping the Saints
- Relentless in Mission
One of the best ways to understand how our mission, beliefs, and convictions impact our daily life is to watch or listen to our sermons.