What We Believe

Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today and forever. - Hebrews 13:8

New Song Church is a Foursquare Denomination

The Foursquare Church, legally named International Church of the Foursquare Gospel, is a worldwide Christian Pentecostal denomination. Founded in Los Angeles in 1923 by Aimee Semple McPherson, The Foursquare Church now comprises tens of thousands of churches and meeting places, which welcome millions of members in more than 140 countries.

What does "Foursquare" mean?

Our name reflects the unchanging ministry of Jesus Christ and our mission to declare it worldwide. The four squares of the Foursquare Denomination logo represent the four scriptural roles of Jesus as Savior, Baptizer With the Holy Spirit, Healer and Soon-Coming King.

Our Beliefs

Though ways of doing church may change with time, cultures and
contexts, our message remains anchored in God’s Word.
You can read our Statement of Faith below...

Holy Scripture

We believe the Bible is God-inspired.
(2 Timothy 3:16-17)

Gifts & Fruit of the Spirit 

We believe that the Holy Spirit has gifts to bestow upon the Christian, and that we should show spiritual fruit as evidence of a Spirit-filled life.  (1 Corinthians 12:1-11, Galatians 5:22)

The Eternal Godhead 

We believe God is Triune: Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.
(2 Corinthians 13:14)

Moderation

We believe that the experience and daily walk of the believer should never lead him into extremes of fanaticisms.
(Philippians 4:5)

Fall of Man

We believe that man was created in the image of God, but that by voluntary disobedience he fell from perfection.  (Romans 5:12)

God's Plan of Salvation

We believe that while we were yet sinners Christ died for us, signing the pardon of all who believe on Him.
(John 3:16; Romans 5:8)

Salvation through Grace

We believe that we have no righteousness and must come to God pleading the righteousness of Christ.  (Ephesians 2:8)

Repentance & Acceptance 

We believe that upon sincere repentance and a whole-hearted acceptance of Christ, we are justified before God.  (1 John 1:9)

Divine Healing

We believe that divine healing is the power of Christ to heal the sick in answer to the prayer of faith.  (James 5:14-16)

The Second Coming of Christ

We believe that the second coming of Christ is personal and imminent.  (1 Thessalonians 4:16, 17)

Church Relationship

We believe it is our sacred duty to identify ourselves with the visible church of Christ.  (Acts 16:5, Hebrews 10:25)

Civil Government

We believe that rulers should be upheld at all times except in things opposed to the will of God.  (Romans 13:1-5)

New Birth at Conversion 

We believe that the change which takes place in the heart and life at conversion is a very real one.
(2 Corinthian 5:17, Galatians 2:20)

Final Judgment 

We believe that all shall someday stand before the judgment seat of God, and there receive eternal life or death.
( 2 Corinthians 5:10)

Daily Christian Life

We believe that it is the will of God that we be sanctified daily, growing constantly in the faith.  (Hebrews 6:1)

Heaven

We believe that heaven is the glorious eternal home of born-again believers.  (John 14:1-3, Revelation 7:15-17)

Baptism & the Lord's Supper

We believe that baptism by immersion is an outward sign of an inward work (Matthew 28:19). We believe in the commemoration of the Lord's Supper by the symbolical use of the bread and juice of the vine.  (1 Corinthians 11:24-25)

Hell

We believe that hell is the place of eternal torment for all who reject Christ as the Savior.  (Revelation 20:10, 15)

Baptism of the Holy Spirit

We believe that the baptism of the Holy Spirit is to endue the believer with power, and that His incoming is after the same manner as in Bible days.  (Acts 2:4)

Evangelism

We believe that soul winning is the most important responsibility of the Church.  (James 5:20)

The Spirit-Filled Life

We believe that it is the will of God that we walk in the Spirit daily.  (Ephesians 4:30-32)

Tithes & Offerings

We believe that the method ordained of God for the support and spread of His cause is by giving of tithes and free-will offerings.  (Malachi 3:10, 2 Corinthians 9:7)