WHO ARE WE?
Cowboys For Jesus Christian Fellowship is a nondenominational church for country and cowboy folks who want to get out of “religion” and into Jesus. It is for people who want to get out of tradition and into a meaningful relationship with Jesus and other people who are not afraid of trusting each other. And by the way, you do not have to be a cowboy or cowgirl to attend, just come casual!
WHAT’S OUR VISION
Our vision is to do exactly what Jesus told us to do: heal the sick, cast out demons, go into all the earth making disciples and baptizing in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost. We accept everyone, but we are not looking for people who regularly attend other churches. We are looking for the ones that do not go to church and do not have anyone to care about them. The basic things we believe in are listed below.
COWBOYS FOR JESUS CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP BELIEVES
Holy Bible: The Holy Bible, and only the Bible, is the authoritative Word of God. It alone is the final authority in determining all doctrinal truths. It is the inspired, infallible and inerrant Word of God (2 Tim 3:16; 2 Peter 1:20; Proverbs 30:5; Romans 16:25-26).
Trinity: There is one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit. These three are coequal and co-eternal (1 John 5:7; Genesis 1:26; Matthew 3:16-17; Luke 1:35; Hebrews 3:7-11).
Jesus Christ: Jesus Christ is God the Son, the second person of the Trinity. On earth, Jesus was 100% God and 100% man. He is the only man ever to have lived a sinless life. He was born of a virgin, performed miracles, died on the cross for mankind and thus, atoned for our sins through the shedding of His blood. He rose from the dead on the third day according to the Scriptures, ascended to the right hand of the Father, and will return again in power and glory (John 1:1, 14, 20:28; 1 Tim 3:16; Isaiah 9:6; Philippians 2:5-6; 1 Tim 2:5).
Virgin Birth: Jesus Christ was conceived by God the Father, through the Holy Spirit (the third person of the Trinity) in the Virgin Mary’s womb; therefore, He is the Son of God (Matthew 1:18, 23-25; Luke 1:27-35; Isaiah 7:14).
Redemption: Man was created good and upright, but by voluntary transgression he fell; his only hope of redemption is in Jesus Christ, the Son of God (Genesis 1:26-31, 3:17; Romans 5:12-21).
Regeneration: For anyone to know God, regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential (John 6:44,65).
Salvation: We are saved by grace through faith in Jesus Christ; His death, burial, and resurrection. Salvation is a gift from God, not a result of our good works or of any human efforts (Ephesians 2:8-9; Galatians 2:16, 3:8; Titus 3:5; Romans 10:9-10; Acts 16:31; Hebrews 9:22).
Jesus’ Blood: The Blood that Jesus Christ shed on the Cross of Calvary was sinless and is 100% sufficient to cleanse mankind of all sin. Jesus allowed Himself to be punished for both our sinfulness and our sins, enabling all those who believe to be free from the penalty of sin, which is death (1 John 1:7; Revelation 1:5, 5:9; Colossians 1:20; Romans 3:10-12, 23, 5:9; John 1:29). Jesus Christ Indwells All Believers: Christians are people who have invited the Lord Jesus Christ to come and live inside them by His Holy Spirit. They relinquish the authority of their lives over to Him thus making Jesus the Lord of their life as well as Savior. They put their trust in what Jesus accomplished for them when He died, was buried, and rose again from the dead (John 1:12; John 14:17, 23; Romans 8:11; Revelations 3:20).
Baptism In The Holy Spirit: Given at Pentecost, it is the promise of the Father, sent by Jesus after His ascension, to empower the Church to preach the Gospel throughout the whole earth (Joel 2:28-29; Matthew 3:11; Mark 16:17; Acts 1:5, 2:14, 17, 38-39; 8:14-17, 10:38, 44-47, 11:15-17, 19:1-6).
The Gifts Of The Holy Spirit: The Holy Spirit is manifested through a variety of spiritual gifts to build and sanctify the church, demonstrate the validity of the resurrection, and confirm the power of the Gospel. All believers are commanded to earnestly desire the manifestation of the gifts in their lives. These gifts always operate in harmony with the Scriptures and should never be used in violation of biblical parameters (Hebrews 2:4; Romans 1:11, 12:4-8; Ephesians 4:16; 2 Tim 1:5-16, 4:14; 1 Corinthians 12:1-31, 14:40; 1 Peter 4:10).
1) Water Baptism: After professing faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, the new convert is commanded by the Word of God to be baptized in water in the Name of the Father, the Son (the Lord Jesus Christ) and of the Holy Spirit (Matthew 28:19; Acts 2:38). We believe in baptism by immersion and by the way we use a horse trough trough.
2) The Lord’s Supper: A unique time of communion in the
presence of God when the elements of bread and grape juice (the Body and Blood of the Lord Jesus Christ) are taken in remembrance of Jesus’ sacrifice on the Cross (Matthew 26:26- 29; Mark 16:16; Acts 8:12, 36-38; 10:47-48; 1 Corinthians 10:16, 11:23-25). When the cowboys our on the trail stopped for communion they probably used tin cups, so we offer tin cups for
families in memory of the history of our country.
Resurrection: Jesus Christ was physically resurrected from the dead in a glorified body three days after His death on the cross. In addition, both the saved and the lost will be resurrected; they that are saved to the resurrection of life and they that are lost to the resurrection of eternal damnation (Luke 24:16, 36, 39; John 2:19-21, 20:26-28, 21:4; Acts 24:15; 1 Corinthians 15:42, 44; Philippians 1:21-23, 3:21).
Second Coming: Jesus Christ will physically and visibly return to earth for the second time to establish His Kingdom. This will occur at a date undisclosed by the Scriptures. (Matthew 24:30, 26; 63-64; Acts 1:9-11; 1 Thessalonians 4:15-17; 2 Thessalonians 1:7-8; Revelation 1:7).
Church Priorities :
1. Love the Lord your God with all your heart, soul and mind and love your neighbor as yourself.
2. Seeking first the Kingdom of God.
3. Equip the saints for the work of the ministry.
4. Go ye therefore into all the earth, teaching them to observe all things which I have commanded you, baptizing them in the name of the Father, the Son (the Lord Jesus Christ) and the Holy Spirit.
COWBOYS FOR JESUS CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP HAS MANY OUTREACH MINISTRIES. NO INDIVIDUAL MINISTRY IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN ANY OTHER. THEY ARE ALL SUPPOSED TO WORK TOGETHER AS A BODY AND COMPLEMENT AND ENCOURAGE ONE ANOTHER.
WHETHER IT’S BULLZI YOUTH MINISTRY, CELEBRATE RECOVERY, MEN’S WEDNESDAY PRAYER, MEN’S BREAKFAST, LADIES BIBLE STUDY, LADIES LUNCHEON, THE PRAYER CHAIN, COUNSELING, BENEVOLENCE, HOUSEKEEPING THE TRAIL RIDING MINISTRY, OR THE KITCHEN CREW – WE ARE ALL PART OF THE BODY AND WORK TOGETHER TO ACCOMPLISH GOD’S PURPOSE FOR COWBOYS FOR JESUS AND THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY.
IF YOU DON’T HAVE A HOME CHURCH, WE INVITE YOU TO COME VISIT AND CHECK US OUT. IT MIGHT BE JUST THE FRIENDLY, LOVING BIBLE BELIEVING CHURCH YOU ARE LOOKING FOR AND YOU MIGHT FEEL RIGHT AT HOME. LOT’S OF FOLKS TELL US THEY LOVE THE WORSHIP AND CAN FEEL THE PRESENCE OF GOD. ONE THING IS SURE, YOU WILL BE ACCEPTED AND WELCOMED AND WE’LL DO OUR BEST TO MINISTER TO YOUR NEEDS. WE ARE ALWAYS AVAILABLE TO MEET NEW PEOPLE AND GET ACQUAINTED!