Statement of Faith
Pittsburgh Chinese Church exists to exalt the glory God the Father by establishing our members in the faith and worship of Jesus Christ, and empowering them to be disciple makers so that they might, in cooperation with other Christians and the Holy Spirit, extend God's Kingdom to all people by sharing God's word and through service to those the greater Pittsburgh area as well those in other parts of the world.
Our Essential Beliefs
Regarding the Bible
PCC believes that the BIBLE (or the Scriptures), both Old and New Testaments, is the inspired Word of God, the revelation of His Will for the salvation of men, and the Divine and Final Authority for all Christian faith and life.
PCC believes that men were created in the image and likeness of God, but in Adam, all men have fallen into sin, and as sinners, men are in need of God's salvation.
PCC believes in one GOD who is the Creator and Supreme Ruler of the Universe, the heavens. the earth, and all the things therein; and who eternally exists in three persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, each having his particular part in the work of our salvation.
Regarding Jesus Christ
PCC believes in JESUS CHRIST, the Son of God, true God and true man, conceived of the Holy Spirit and born of the virgin Mary, came to make God known to men. died on the cross and shed His blood as an atonement for the sins of men, raised bodily from the dead. ascended High Priest and Advocate. He will return imminently and personally according to His promise.
Regarding the Holy Spirit
PCC believes in the Holy Spirit, the third person of the Godhead, who is of one substance equal in power and co-existent with the Father and the Son. His ministry is to convict men of guilt in regard to sin, righteousness, and judgment, regenerate the believing sinners, and to indwell, guide, instruct, and to empower believers for godly living and service.
PCC believes in Salvation and Justification through faith in Jesus Christ. All who receive Him by faith as Lord and Savior are Justified wholly on the found of His shed blood and are born anew of the Holy Spirit into the family of God, and brought into the Kingdom of His son.
PCC believes that there shall be a bodily resurrection of the just to eternal life, and of the unjust to eternal punishment.
Regarding the Church
PCC believes that the CHURCH is one body, of which Jesus Christ is the Head, and is composed of all who are regenerated by the Holy Spirit. The duty of the Church is to proclaim through word and deeds, the Gospel of Salvation to the World, and to nurture the spiritual growth of members through prayer, teaching, fellowship, and worship.