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Non-Denominational Posture
The Way Out (TWO) is a non-denominational Christian ministry.  This means the ministry of TWO is designed to be open and accepting to people of any denomination.  Therefore, TWO chapel services, Bible studies and one on one discipleship are not to teach or represent the beliefs of any one denomination.  The purpose of this posture is two-fold:
 
1. That the facility administration recognizes TWO without favoring any particular    denomination.
 
2. That volunteers will focus on the basic principles of our common historic faith in Christ.

 

The history of the Christian faith is over 2000 years.  The basic principles of our common belief center on sin, salvation and sanctification.  Some denominational differences include Bible version, mode of baptism, gifts of the Spirit, communion, and Eschatology. TWO recognizes and respects the differences between Christian groups regarding these convictions.  TWO is not asking volunteers to deny these teachings.  

Yet the posture TWO volunteers are to take under the authority of TWO is to hold to the major beliefs of our common historic faith in Christ and leave the secondary doctrines to be taught in the local church. 

The mission statement of TWO is to proclaim Christ and reclaim lives.  Teachings centering on our mission statement are defined in passages such as:

 

2 Corinthians 5:14-21

 14 For Christ’s love compels us, because we are convinced that one died for all, and therefore all died. 15 
And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised again.  16 So from now on we regard no one from a worldly point of view. Though we once regarded Christ in this way, we do so no longer. 17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! 18 All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation: 19 that God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ, not counting people’s sins against them. And he has committed to us the message of reconciliation. 20 We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us. We implore you on Christ’s behalf: Be reconciled to God. 21 God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.
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