We believe the term "marriage" has only one meaning and that is marriage sanctioned by God which joins one man and one woman in a single, exclusive union, as delineated in Scripture.
We believe that God intends sexual intimacy to only occur between a man and a woman who are married to each other. We believe that God has commanded that no intimate sexual activity be engaged in outside of a marriage between a man and a woman.
We believe that any form of sexual immorality, such as adultery, fornication, homosexuality, bisexual conduct, bestiality, incest, pornography or any attempt to change one's gender, or disagreement with one's biological gender, is singful and offensive to God.
We believe that in order to preserve the function and integrety of The Gospel Mission as the local Body of Christ, and to provide a biblical role model to the residents, staff, board members and the community, it is imperative that all persons residing or employed by The Gospel Mission in any capacity, or who serve as board members, or who serve as key volunteers, should abide by and agree to this Statement of Marriage and Sexuality and conduct themselves accordingly.
We believe that God offers redemption and restoration to all who confess and forsake their sin, seeking His mercy and forgiveness through Jesus Christ.
We believe that every person must be afforded compassion, love, kindness, respect and dignity. Hateful and harassing behaivor or attitudes directed toward any individual are to be repudiated and are not in accord with Scripture nor the doctrines of the Mission.