• We are your church.

    THE WORLD’S LARGEST GRASSROOTS CONGREGATION

  • 1.5 million follower

    in social media, most of them at fb

    1.7 million members

    in house churches

    We are old-apostolic Christian

    and Messianic Jewish ✡︎

    Missionary Service

    with focus on the Middle East

    Volunteer only

    and proud of it

    Conservative

    as compassionate fundamentalists

    We use the ecclesiastical calendar

    This is yet another way to recognize us

    We respect natural sciences

    However, we forbid any interference with our doctrine

  • Our Faith

    What be believe in.

    In the Name of God the One and Threefold

    We are Christians and believe in the Holy Bible. However, as old-apostolic panentheists we also believe that we all are part of God. This is because God is all that exists and all that exists is God, while He is even far more than all he has ever created (including us). What's the consequence? We believe that we can feel what God "wants" through our intuitions and our emotions. So we believe that above all, even above any holy book, there is one thing that is more important than any religious law: Love. We are certain that God is love and love is God. Therefore, we apodictively believe in the Holy Bible, God the Father, Jesus Christ as the Messiah and the Holy Spirit as the matrix of reality: We consider the Messiah to have been a human "avatar" in which God the Father Himself incarnated to teach humanity. The “New Thought Movement” had also an important impact on our theology.

     

    As an old-apostolic Church, we do see ourselves as Christians, albeit in the form of a Messiah-believing branch of Judaism. So we are closer to Judaism than pretty much any other Christian church. We consider ourselves followers of those Jews who recognized the reality of Christ as the incarnation of God in His own creation. Therefore we believe in the already accomplished return of Jesus Christ. He already came again through the incarnation of God Himself into His creation in the body of Jesus Christ. So in every human being the essence of Christ shall come to birth. Thus, people do not need to expect a new coming of Christ, Christ wants to work and create through the people.

     

    A growing part of our members define old-apostolic as messianic jewish. As we don’t believe in labels we respect this movement in our Church. Messianic Jews believe like all Christians that Jesus is the messiah, and accept the Old Testaments as well as the Gospels of the New Testament. Salvation in Messianic Judaism is achieved only through acceptance of Jesus as one's savior. Believers of Messianic Judaism considers their faith as a jewish sect while some protestant scholars accept Messianic Judaism as a form of Christian Evangelical Protestantism. The belief in Jesus Christ as the Messiah is considered by all Jewish religious movements to be the most defining distinction between Christianity and Judaism, and as such most traditional Jews consider Messianic Judaism as a part of Christianity. The Supreme Court of Israel rejected the claim of messianic Jews as being part of the jewish world, and instead consider Messianic Judaism to be a form of Protestant Christianity.

     

    The “Jerusalem Church” is considered to be the first community of early Christianity. It was formed in the holy city after the crucifixion of Jesus. It proclaimed the resurrection of Jesus Christ, forgiveness of sins and Jesus' teachings to the Israelites and all other peoples. So this early church, a Messianic Jewish sect, consisted mainly of "disciples," men and women, whom Jesus of Nazareth had already called to be his followers in Galilee and who had accompanied Him on His way to Jerusalem. In addition, there were Jews, Greek-speaking proselytes, and later also " God-abiding Gentiles" (non-Jews sympathetic to Judaism), who were won over and baptized by the preaching of the early Christians which are identical with what is called Messianic Jews. It proclaimed the resurrection of Jesus Christ, forgiveness of sins and Jesus' teachings to the Israelites and all other peoples. The early church consisted mainly of "disciples," men and women whom Jesus of Nazareth had already called to be his followers in Galilee and who had accompanied him on his way to Jerusalem. In addition, there were Jews, Greek-speaking proselytes and, later, also "God-abiding Gentiles" (non-Jews who sympathized with Judaism), who were won over and baptized by the preaching of the early Christians/Messianic Jews. The transition from Messianic Judaism to Christianity is here - and it is precisely this community and time that is the most important point of reference for our theology as a Judeo-Christian denomination.

    Our History

    Founded in Toronto, ON (Canada) our HQ is now in Milwaukee (USA) with the Central Committee still in Toronto, our Social Media Production and Global Missionary Center being located in Boston (USA), the missionary security team in Germany, and Social Media Service Teams in Miami (USA) as well as in Sankt Petersburg (Russia). We are 24/7 at service for everybody, everywhere on planet Earth with home churches and Bible groups in more than 80 nations, offerering regular Sunday service, including Sunday schools for the next generation. Surprisingly our largest communities are, at the moment, in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Algeria and Kurdistan - regions where a Christian church is not the most likely option. So we sail with God in command and are willing to let Him surprise us. When you are at a place where we have a church or group you may visit our meetings or services. But you can also become a member of our church wherever you live via the internet. It will never cost you anything and you can leave our church at any time, even without further notice. We believe that one of the most important teachings of God is "freedom with responsibility". Our belief is that "the truth lies within yourself, that is within your soul". If you need a blessing for yourself or for your loved ones, just contact us. Our Pastors bless everybody who asks for a blessing. Just ask us or visit our 24/7 service on facebook .

     

    Since the appointment of His Eminence Brother Samuel as Supreme Leader, we now officially consider ourselves not only as an (old-)apostolic church, but also as a home for Messianic Jews and Sethists. The Primus Maximus has granted a revocable approval to this decision.

  • Who? Where? When?

    About us.

    OUR GENESIS

     

    The Christian Church International is unique, in many ways: We are currently the biggest Christian panentheistic, Old-Apostolic and Messianic Jewish denomination on this planet, we are the most rapidly thriving grassroots church and one of the five biggest social media Churches.

     

    "Do only that which is right".

     

    The Christian Church International (once known as the Christian Universal Life Church) is a fully independent global church which was founded in 2007 by a small group of panentheistic and old-apostolic Christians in Toronto (ON, Canada) as a new denomination which today has far more than one million members around the globe. Our church is based in Fort Lauderdale (Administration), Boston (Media Production, Missionary Center & Seminary) and the Toronto Metro Area (Office of the Central Committee), and it is at home in more than 80 countries as a grassroots church and very popular on the internet. We are a panentheistic, old-apostolic, Christian evangelical and Messianic Jewish denomination run by volunteers around the globe. We believe in the Holy Bible and four principles:

     

    Objective: Eternal Progression.
    Goal: A Fuller Life for Everyone.
    Slogan: To Live and Help Live.
    Maxim: We Are One.

     

    Our church also apodictively believes in the Holy Bible, God the Father, Jesus Christ (“Yeshuah” for our messianic jewish members) as the Messiah and the Holy Spirit as the matrix of reality: We consider the Messiah to have been a human "avatar" in which God the Father Himself incarnated to teach humanity.

     

    We are...

    • old-apostolic, panentheistic, evangelical messianic Christians and Jews
    • believing in a very puristic interpretation of trinity
    • open for partnerships with other Christian and Jewish congregations and denominations
    • compassionate but conservative in social matters
    • against abortions without a most profound reason
    • against divorce
    • pro marriage equality
    • pro active missionary work
    • for the separation of religion and politics in multicultural societies
    • sharing some spiritual theories with Sethists, Hindus, Buddhists and other eastern religions
    • not entirely ruling out the theory of reincarnation
    • driven and powered by Mark 16:15
    • accepting all baptized Christians as faith-members
    • accepting all Jews who are circumcised and profess the apostolic creed
    • accepting passive members who just want to support our grassroots movement
    • free of any fee

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    Please note: We are a serious religious organization. We do not sell items, titles, and we even do not take donations. Our denomination is run by volunteers only, and is in no way, shape or form a business. Our seminary can offer free education thanks to helpful hands who bless our work with the powers they have.

  • Get in touch with us.

    We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

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