AWM previously known in its more
muscular incarnation as North Africa Mission has now merged with
Pioneers,an American mission with a very touchy feely website, but a hollow
confession to which non-evangelicals could easily
AWM's older confession of faith is a
more solid example of evangelical distinctives (though it could be
We believe that Arab world Muslims need salvation in
Christ and that we are called to represent Christ to Arab world
We believe in:
The full inspiration of the Scriptures of the Old and
Testaments; their authority, sufficiency, and inerrancy, not only as
containing, but as being in themselves the Word of God; and the need of
the teaching of the Holy Spirit for a true and spiritual understanding
of the whole.
The unity of the Godhead and the divine
co-equality of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.
The utter depravity of human nature in
consequence of the fall, and the necessity for regeneration.
The absolute Deity of our Lord Jesus
Christ; His virgin birth; His
real and perfect manhood; the authority of His teaching, and the
infallibility of all His utterances; His work of atonement for the sin
of mankind by His vicarious suffering and death; His bodily
resurrection and His ascension into Heaven; His present high-priestly
intercession for His people; and His lordship over His church as its
The justification of the sinner, solely by faith, on
the ground of
the merits and vicarious sufferings, death, and bodily resurrection of
our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
The necessity of the work of the Holy
Spirit in conviction of sin,
regeneration, and sanctification, as well as in ministry and worship.
The resurrection of the body, the judgement
of the world by our
Lord Jesus Christ; the eternal blessedness of the righteous, and the
eternal punishment of the wicked.
The personal return of the Lord Jesus
Christ in glory.
Again under their core values:
We are evangelical. We hold to the historic Biblical
faith. We submit
and adhere to the Gospel of grace as revealed in the Scriptures.