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Our Mission


"Bringing the Message to the Original Messengers."

Our Vision


To successfully communicate the Gospel in a culturally relevant way to Jewish people in Australia by raising the truth that one can be Jewish and believe in Yeshua.

Our Purpose


Celebrate Messiah Australia exists because we recognise the biblical imperative to share the Gospel with God's ancient people - the Jewish people. We recognise that the Jewish people, in Australia and worldwide, represent an unreached people group that need to hear about the love of God demonstated in Yeshua the Messiah.

How Will We Achieve This?


- Through creative street evangelism, personal visitation and evangelistic presentations (see Celebrate Messiah and the local church).
- By developing and planting outwardly focussed messianic congregations of committed Jewish and Gentile believers, who worship together in a way that is sensitive to Jewish people.
- By instructing the church about the necessity of bringing the Gospel to Jewish people.
- By empowering and encouraging Jewish believers and those involved in related ministries around Australia.
- By providing intelligent, visionary and servant leadership in missionary work amongst Jewish people in Australia.

How Are We Financed?


Celebrate Messiah Australia Inc. is a non-profit organisation. We are supported by individuals and churches who see the need to share the Gospel with God's ancient people.

If you would like to support the mission of Celebrate Messiah Australia, you can choose to give a donation or join our Romans 1:16 Partnership Program.

How Are We Managed?


Celebrate Messiah is directly accountable to a Board of Directors and a Board of Reference, made up of clergy and lay-persons of various denominations. For more information about our Boards, visit Meet our Boards.

Our Core Values



1. PRIORITY OF JEWISH EVANGELISM

We are deeply committed to bringing the Gospel "to the Jew first..." (Romans 1:16). We believe that the Bible gives priority to Jewish evangelism within the broader context of Yeshua's command to preach the
Gospel to all peoples.

2. MOTIVATED BY LOVE

We firmly believe that the core motivation of sharing the Gospel with any people is the love of God demonstrated in the Person of Yeshuathe Messiah.

3. EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION

We are committed to sharing the Gospel in a culturally relevant and effective way, without compromising the claims of Messiah.

4. UNITY IN MESSIAH

We deeply value the unity of the whole body of Messiah, and will seek to maintain fellowship with all people involved in the Church and associated missionary organisations. We believe in the equality of all believers in Messiah.

5. MUTUAL ACCOUNTABILITY

We value the need to be accountable to each other, to associated ministries and to the wider body of Messiah.

6. INTENTIONAL DISCPLESHIP

We believe that the fruit of evangelism must be preserved by the intentional discipling of new believers into worshipping communities and Messiah-like lifestyles.

7. SPIRITUAL INTEGRITY

We firmly believe that the messenger must honestly seek to live a life that is consistent with the Message.

8. HUMAN DIGNITY

We strongly believe that since all human beings are made in the image of God, how we treat them is a reflection of our love and respect for Him. We also believe that the worker is more important than the work.
"How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them? And how can they preach unless they are sent? As it is written, 'How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news.'" - Romans 10:14-15


Doctrinal Statement


I

We believe in the verbal, plenary inspiration of the Bible, which is therefore inerrant and infallible in the original autographs. We affirm the 66 books of the Bible (Old and New Covenants), are the standard of all truth, the final authority for doctrine and practice.

Rabbinic Jewish literature is of human origin, and we recognise its value only where it is supported by or conformable to the Word of God. We regard it as in no way binding upon faith or life.

2 Tim. 3:16; 1 Peter 1:21

II

We believe that there is one God. He is infinite and perfect, eternally existing in three distinct and equal persons – the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit – each possessing the nature and perfection of deity, as well as the characteristics of personality.

Deut. 6:4; Acts 17:24; Psalm 90:2; Matt 28:19 – 20

III

We believe that the first man, Adam, was created in the image of God. Adam sinned and, though the image of God has not been lost, as a consequence all people are now born guilty before God and with a nature in rebellion against Him.

Genesis 1:26 – 27, 2:7; Psalm 51:5; Ephesians 2:1 - 3; Romans 5:12

IV

We believe that God made an everlasting and irrevocable covenant with Abraham. It includes the unconditional election of Israel as God’s chosen people, the promise of the Messiah through whom all the world will be blessed, and the gift of the land of Israel to the Jewish people.

Genesis 12:1 – 3, 15:9 – 17, 17: 1 – 5; 2 Samuel 7: 12 – 16; Romans 9 – 11

V

We believe that God the Son, the eternal Word, took human nature to Himself and was known as Jesus, or Yeshua, the Messiah. We believe in His full deity; His virgin conception by the work of the Holy Spirit; His full humanity and His sinless life.

Isaiah 7:14, 9:6; John 1:1 – 3, 14, 20:28; Colossians 2:9; 2 Corinthians 5:21;

1 Peter 2:22; Hebrews 4:15, 7:26.

We believe Yeshua, the Messiah is the promised Prophet, Priest and King. As the Prophet, He revealed the mind of God in His teaching. As the great High Priest, He offered Himself once and for all as the only effective sacrifice for the sins of men, dying as atonement, which is both penal and substitutionary. He continues His priestly ministry as He intercedes for His people. As the King, He began His reign as Messiah when He ascended into heaven after His death and bodily resurrection. He will return physically and visibly to reign on earth.

Romans 6:9 – 10; Revelation 20:1; Deuteronomy 18:15; Acts 3:22 – 24; Matthew 13:57;

Hebrews 1 – 2; Leviticus 21; Hebrews 5 – 17, 7: 1 – 3; 2 Samuel 7:12 – 16; Isaiah 9:7;

Luke 1:32 – 33; Matthew 2:1 – 11

VI

We believe in the full deity and the personality of the Holy Spirit. We believe that He bears witness to Messiah Yeshua through the Word of God; that He convicts people of sin; that He regenerates individuals, baptizing them into the body of Messiah; that He indwells, seals, fills, helps, and produces in believers the fruit of the Holy Spirit.

Matthew 28:19; 1 Corinthians 6: 11; Romans 8:15; 1 Corinthians 2:10 – 11; Ephesians 4:30;

John 16:8; Ephesians 5:18; Galatians 5: 22 – 23; John 16:8 – 11; Titus 3:5; 1 Corinthians 6:19, 12:13

We believe that the Holy Spirit sovereignly gives spiritual gifts to believers.

I Corinthians 12:1 – 11, 28 – 30; Romans 12:6 – 8; Ephesians 4: 11

VII

We believe in justification by grace alone through faith alone. Faith in Messiah Yeshua is the only way of salvation, for both Jew and Gentile. True believers in Messiah Yeshua cannot lose their salvation.

Ephesians 2: 8 – 9; Acts 4:12; Romans 8:27 – 30; John 10:28 – 30

VIII

We believe that the church is comprised of both Jews and Gentiles who have accepted Yeshua as Messiah. Gentiles who have come to faith in Messiah Yeshua are fellow heirs with Jewish believers of the promises of God.

Ephesians 2:15

We believe in the establishment of the local assembly of believers where both Jews and Gentiles are encouraged to live together in unity while expressing their respective cultural distinctives.

Hebrews 10:24 – 25; Acts 14:23; 1 Timothy 3: Titus 1:5 – 9

IX

We believe that the final state of those who have trusted in messiah Yeshua will be eternal life in the presence of God. The state of those who have not trusted in the Messiah will be one of eternal judgment.

Matthew 25:46; 2 Thessalonians 1:8 - 9












 
 

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