Frequently asked

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Frequently asked questions

What is your foundational faith belief?


We are Inter-denominational Christian 'Charismatics'. We believe in both the Old Testament & New Testament as equally important in the foundation of Faith, and respecting all 'religions', cultures, races, age, and genders.




What is 'Charismatic' Christianity?


'Charismatic' Christianity is a form of Christianity that emphasizes the work of the Holy Spirit, spiritual gifts, and modern-day miracles as an everyday part of the believer's life. Lighthouse Beacon Church Beacon Institute Foundation and Gallery Books Press: We believe in a purpose-driven life using the gifts and our books for the benefit of all human-kind, world-wide. The Charistmatic Movement gives prominence to the diversity of spiritual gifts, differing from Pentecostalism, as the movement doe not require the gift of 'speaking in tongues' as a necessary evidence of Spirit baptism. Overall, otherwise, there are more than 584 Million Charismatics within numerous mainstream doctrines and churches, and Pentecostals in the world (Pew Report 2011).




What are the 'Gifts of the Holy Spirit'?


Many! From I Corinthians 12: 4-11, 12:28 & Ephesians 4-11 (in alphabetical order) they are:

  1. Administration
  2. Apostleship
  3. Compassion
  4. Discernment
  5. Evangelism
  6. Exhortation
  7. Faith
  8. Giving
  9. Giving Aid
  10. Healing
  11. Helps
  12. Miracles
  13. Prophecy
  14. Teaching
  15. Tongues
  16. Tongues (Interpretation of)
  17. Serving
  18. Shepherding
  19. Word of Knowledge
  20. Word of Wisdom




What does the 'Fruit of the Spirit' mean?


The Fruit of the Holy Spirit is a Biblical term that lists nine attributes of a person or community that lives in accord with the Holy Spirit, Galatians Epistle # 5 1. Love 2. Joy 3. Peace 4. Patience 5. Kindness 6. Goodness 7. Faithfulness 8. Gentleness 9. Self-Control Our publishing purpose is to be on the Front-Lines of Helping Others Help Themselves.