Brian joined the Keystone family in 2010. He and his wife Julie have served as missionaries for the Nazarene church since 2002 in Guam, the Philippines, and Japan. He received a BA in Theology and Ministry, a Masters of Divinity, and is pursuing a Doctor of Ministry degree. Brian enjoys road cycling, reading, and studying Japanese.
WHAT WE BELIEVE
We believe in one God: the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
We believe that the Old and New Testament Scriptures, given by plenary inspiration, contain all truth necessary to faith and Christian living.
We believe that man is born with a fallen nature, and is, therefore, inclined to evil, and that continually.
We believe that the finally impenitent are hopelessly and eternally lost.
We believe that the atonement through Jesus Christ is for the whole human race; and that whosoever repents and believes on the Lord Jesus Christ is justified and regenerated and saved from the dominion of sin.
We believe that believers are to be sanctified wholly, subsequent to regeneration, through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ.
We believe that the Holy Spirit bears witness to the new birth, and also to the entire sanctification of believers.
We believe that our Lord will return, the dead will be raised, and the final judgment will take place.
The Church of the Nazarene is a Protestant Christian church in the Wesleyan-Holiness tradition, tracing its roots to an anniversary date of 1908. It was founded to spread the message of scriptural holiness (Christlike living) across the world. Today the Church of the Nazarene is located in 156 world areas.
The Church of the Nazarene is also a holiness church. We believe the good news of salvation and holiness of life is for the forgiveness of sins, victory over sin, power to witness and serve, and a richer fellowship with God, all through the infilling of the Holy Spirit.
Keystone began in 1962 to serve military families that were stationed in Okinawa.
Currently it is an international congregation with the mission to "Make Christlike Disciples in Okinawa."
For more information about the beliefs, history, mission, and purpose of the Church of the Nazarene worldwide view our International Website.