ESP exists to Evangelize the lost, Exalt the Lord in worship, Encourage the believers in fellowship, Edify the church through discipleship and to Equip the saints for service.
The fivefold purpose of ESP (Acts 2:42-47)
- Evangelize the lost - outreach (verse 47)
- Exalt the Lord in worship - worship (verse 46)
- Encourage the believers in fellowship - fellowship (verse 42)
- Edify the church through discipleship - discipleship (verse 42)
- Equip the saints for service - training (verse 44-45)
ESP is called of God to preach a Christ-centered message in the power of the Holy Spirit to bring about transformation in lives.
We believe - The Bible is the inspired and only infallible and authoritative written Word of God (2 Timothy 3:16)
We believe - There is one God, eternally existent in three persons: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Ghost (Deut. 6:4; Matt. 28:19)
We believe - In the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death, in His
bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, in His personal future return to this earth in power and glory to rule a thousand years (John 1:1)
We believe - In the blessed hope, the rapture of the Church at Christ’s coming (Titus 2:13)
We believe - The only means of being cleansed from sin is through repentance and faith in the precious blood of Christ (John 14:6)
We believe - Regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential for personal salvation (Titus 3:5)
We believe - The redemptive work of Christ on the cross provides healing of the human body in answer to believing prayer (1 Peter 2:24)
We believe - The baptism of the Holy Spirit, according to Acts 2:14, is given to believers who ask for it.
We believe - In the sanctifying power of the Holy Spirit by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a Holy life (Galatians 5:16-25)
We believe - In the resurrection of both the saved and the lost, the one to everlasting life and the other to everlasting damnation (Rev. 20:11-15)