TASTE basis of faith

Trustees are all bound by the following extract from our Trust Deed:

5.1 No person shall be appointed as a trustee:

(a) unless he or she has attained the age of 18 years; or

(b) in circumstances such that, had he or she already been a trustee, he or she would have been disqualified from office under the provisions of the following clause; or

(c) unless he or she subscribes to the fundamental truths of Christianity as revealed in the Holy Bible, including:

The unity of the Godhead, the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit

The Sovereignty and Grace of God in creation, providence, revelation, redemption and final judgement.

The full deity of Christ Jesus, the incarnate Son of God, His death on the cross, His resurrection and His present reign in Heaven and on Earth.

The divine and plenary inspiration and inerrancy of the Holy Bible in its message and its supreme authority in all matters of faith and conduct.

The universal sinfulness and guilt of fallen man, rendering him subject to God’s wrath and condemnation.

Redemption from the guilt penalty and power of sin only through the sacrificial death of Jesus Christ, the incarnate Son of God, as our Representative and Substitute.

The justification of the sinner entirely by the grace of God through faith in Christ Jesus, our Mediator.

The necessity of the work of the Holy Spirit in making the atoning work of Christ effective to the individual sinner, granting him repentance toward God and faith in Jesus Christ.

The indwelling of the Holy Spirit in all those who are regenerate, producing in them Christ like character and behaviour and empowering them for effective witness in the world.

The priesthood of all true believers who form the Universal Church, which is the Body of Christ and of which Christ is the Head.

The second coming, in power and glory of our Lord Jesus Christ; the resurrection of the body and life everlasting.