1.) We believe all scripture is verbally and plenary inspired of God and is preserved for the English speaking people in the King James Version Bible.
"Divine inspiration without Divine preservation is a Divine waste of time!"
2.) We believe in the doctrine of the Trinity, one God in three persons.
3.) We believe in the virgin birth of the Lord Jesus, his substitutionary death on the cross and bodily resurrection from the dead.
4.) We believe that salvation is by grace through faith without the deeds or works of the law, regardless of the dispensation of time.
5.) We believe in a true and literal heaven and hell.
6.) We believe that the Great Commission was given to the local church. It is the duty of the local church to send missionaries into the world.
7.) We believe in separation from the world and all ecclesiastical movements including the Promise Keepers movement.
8.) We believe in the pre-millillenial and the pre-tribulational view point of the Word of God.
9.) We believe in the eternal security of the believer.
10.) We believe the only two ordinances of the local church is baptism by immersion and the Lord's supper.
11.) We believe that the gift of tongues and prophecy ceased with the completion of the Word of God.
12.) We reject the teaching of easy- believism.We believe that repentance is an absolute must for salvation.
13.) We believe that a pastor, missionary or evangelist is to be the husband of one wife. We do not work with a church that has a pastor who has been divorced and remarried, regardless if the situtation took place before or after salvation.
The Lord brought conviction to my heart through the Word of God presented in a Gospel tract. While my father was stationed in the US Army of Wackerheim, West Germany, we attended the chapel of the post. However, the Lord used the Gospel tract to show me that I was a sinner and in need of the Saviour. On the 22nd of March of 1976, as a ten-year-old boy, I received Christ as my Saviour. I am thankful for the grace of God that saved me from my sins.
As a young Christian, my desire was to serve the Lord. We attended an Independent Baptist Church in Mainz, West Germany. The Lord began to speak to my heart for surrendering to his will in preaching. In April of 1977, I surrender to preach the Word of God. Although I was still young and immature in the Word, I endeavor to be a witness to my class mates and those I came in contact with. The Lord began to burden my heart for the need of the work of the evangelist. At the age of fifteen, I then surrender to be an evangelist. I realize that there was much training that was needed. I submitted myself under the full leadership of my father (James Aguiar) for much of the training that was needed. My father is a missionary to the Military. I became the right-hand man (assistant) to my father as we started two independent Baptist Churches in Germany. I was ordained to the ministry by the Westside Baptist Church in Natchez, Ms., (Dr. James W. Crumpton, Pastor).
In the year of 1984, I married Penny Neacosia who is now my wife. The Lord opened up doors for pastoring the Faith Baptist Church of Bad Kissingen, West Germany in 1985. I pastored that church for five years. In the year of 1990, the Lord allowed us to come back to America to begin working with Small and Struggling Churches.
Within the past twenty years of Helping Small and Struggling Churches, the Lord has blessed tremendously. We have ministered in many different ways to independent Baptist Churches. One of the greatest ways of ministering has been through the soul winning and visiting of the communities with the Gospel. We have seen one church that averaged 30 to 35 increase after three weeks of door knocking to more than 70 people on Wednesday nights. There have been others that we have work with that averaged 45 people to increase to more than 120 in thirteen days of door knocking. Please note that we do not use gimmicks to get people to come to church. We have ministered to small and struggling churches in 38 states thus far. One of the churches we helped in door knocking, vacation Bible School and revival services, we saw a 48% increase in the church.
Many churches across America are in need of help with their buildings. We have added additions to churches from 12 x 12 to 36 x 64. Some of the churches we have helped in their building projects with the electrical wiring, plumbing, laying the foundations, placing metal beams up, . . . Our desire to are to help churches to remain on the battlefield against sin.
One of the requirements that we hold for helping churches, is that they must be an independent Baptist Church. We do not work with churches of other beliefs or names. We are Baptist. We work with churches of like faith and practices. Our doctrinal stand is very important to us. We do not work with churches that are started as a result of a split. The biblical practice that we hold is that churches produce churches. If the church is not founded properly, how can God bless it? So due to this practice, we only work with churches with the proper foundation.
As we minister and help small struggling churches, we do not charge churches for work that is done. Many of these churches are on the verge of quitting. Many do not have the finances available for help. Because of this, we hold to the practice of not charging and placing a financial burden on the church. On the other hand, the way we are able to maintain our living conditions is through local New Testament Baptist Churches taking part each month in contributing the necessary of the our needs.
In 2009, more than 850 Baptist Churches dissolved in America. I am for starting new churches, but I am convinced the older churches will soon fade away without help. As the apostle Paul had a vision of a man of Macedonia that prayed him to Come over to Macedonia and help us. Our desire is to help small and struggling churches.
I thank you for your time. Please consider our ministry of helping small and struggling churches.