who we are
we are a WORD church - At brookside church, we believe the Bible to be God's Word to us. If God says it, we'll do it! Religion and the traditions of men have clouded and denied the truth of the Word of God, rightly divided. If the Word of God and what we have been previously taught disagree, we choose to side with God's Word.
(Jn 1:1; Mk 7:7-9; Col 2:8; 2 Tim 2:15; 2Tim 3:16-17; Heb 4:12)
we are a WORSHIPPING church - God is seeking for those who will worship Him in spirit and in truth. At brookside church, we believe in lively, Spirit-filled praise and worship as found in the scriptures, while doing everything decently and in order. There is a strong emphasis on music as a vehicle to experiencing the Father's Presence.
(Jn 4:23-24; Ps 150; 1 Cor 14:40; Ps 33:1; Ps 34:1; Ps 148:1; Ps 22:3; Ps 147:1; Ps 100:2; Isa 14:7; Eph 3:21)
we are a FAITH church - The Bible declares that without faith it is impossible to please God. Without faith we cannot be born again, be healed, live in victory, or even get our prayers answered. Some take faith to an extreme and become presumptuous or even foolish. Others go to the other extreme and avoid the principles of faith altogether. Both miss out on the beautiful fullness of life that God intends for us to live in. At brookside church, we believe and teach the whole counsel of the Word of God, rightly divided. Once you begin to see the truth of what God wants for you in His Word, your life will take on new purpose. The way to enter into this victorious life is by learning the simple, yet powerful principles of faith and applying them to our every area of our lives.
(Heb 11:6; Mk 11:23-24; 2Tim 2:15; Jn 10:10; Matt 17:20; Rom 10:17; 2Cor 5:7; Heb 4:2)
we are a LOVE church - Faith works through love. That is to say, we must know God's love for our faith to work. It is His love and goodness that draws us to Him. It is our prayer that anyone, regardless of race, financial standing, or status in life, will experience God's love through brookside church.
(Gal 5:6; Jn 3:16-17; Rom 2:4; Pro 10:12; 1Cor 13:8; 1Jn 3:16; Rom 12:9; Jn 15:12; 1 Jn 4:7-9; Jn 13:35)