Presuppositions

WWWC Theological Presuppositions

  1. WWWC believes everything expressed in the Apostles’ Creed.
  2. WWWC believes in the authority of scripture.
  3. WWWC believes that God has revealed himself as transcendent yet utterly near.
  4. WWWC believes that God made the human person in his image and likeness.
  5. WWWC believes that the image of God in us has been wounded by sin.
  6. WWWC believes that the human person cannot heal her own wounds.
  7. WWWC believes that God wishes to heal our wounds through the wounds of his Son.
  8. WWWC believes that God respects our freedom to accept or reject this healing.
  9. WWWC believes that we accept healing only by embracing our woundedness.

             – We embrace our woundedness through baptism and ongoing conversion.
             – Ongoing conversion is the gradual transformation of the whole person into the image of Christ.

  1. WWWC believes that this healing transformation is the work of the Holy Spirit.

             – The Holy Spirit restores us to communion and wholeness with God, self, and others.
             – The Holy Spirit stirs us to love and strengthen one another as sisters.
             – The Holy Spirit empowers us with different gifts for the mission of healing the whole world.