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Statement of beliefs

The After Christ Christian Center is a non-denominational church.  After Christ or AC3, as it is affectionately called, has been mandated by God to go forth and proclaim the Word of God in the surrounding community as well as to the nations.  Salvation, deliverance, healing and teaching of the full gospel are the focal points of AC3 while also emphasizing instructions in the Christian lifestyle of holiness and prayer.


The After Christ Christian Center and After Christ Ministry was founded in 1996 by Apostle Rudolph Ellis along with his wife, Pastor Lois Ellis.


Our Beliefs


We believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, and is our Lord.  That he was crucified, died, was buried, rose from the dead and is in heaven seated at the right hand of God the Father making intercession for the saints.


We BELIEVE in the Word of God:  We believe in teaching, studying, and living the Bible which is the final written authority of God.  II Tim. 3:16


We BELIEVE in the Gift of Salvation:  We believe that God the Father gave His only Son Jesus Christ to the world as a holy sacrifice, that we may inherit eternal life.  John 3;16, Romans 10:9-10


We BELIEVE in Deliverance:  We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ came to set us free and destroy the works of the devil.  I John 3:8c

We BELIEVE in Holiness:  We believe that as disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ, we are set aside for His purpose.  I Peter 1:15-16, I Peter 2:9


We BELIEVE in the Fruit of the Holy Spirit:  We believe that the Fruit of the Spirit must be developed in a Christian’s character.  Galatians 5:22-24


We BELIEVE in the Five-Fold Ministry:  We believe that the apostles, prophets, teachers, pastors, and evangelists are needed for the building and perfecting of the Body of Christ.  Ephesians 4:11-12


We BELIEVE in the Gifts of the Holy Spirit:    We believe that the gifts of the Spirit are to comfort, encourage, and challenge the saints of God, and convince others that we serve a living God.  I Corinthians 12:7-11


We BELIEVE in Clapping our Hands, Dancing and Singing:  We believe in worshiping our God in dance, in song and with the clapping of our hands.  Psalms 47:1, Psalms 149:1-4, Ephesians 5:19-20


We BELIEVE in Praying in the Holy Spirit:  We believe that praying in the Spirit or in tongues builds up the believer.  I Corinthians 14:4a, Jude 20

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