We believe that transformation will begin in the body of Christ. The people of God would totally love Him, believe Him, and embrace Him by following His word. The end result would be every believer living honest, moral lives that would become visible expressions of Jesus Christ on the earth.
Only the manifest presence of God can bring true, everlasting transformation. His presence would bring the grace to be transformed, as well as the blessing, favor, love, power, and compassion of the Father flowing into and through His people. Then, notable changes in the church, government, business, family, education, arts, entertainment, sports and media will be apparent.
This transformation requires a paradigm shift primarily in the body of Christ. It will not be just one church or denomination; rather, it will be the church of New Orleans united in Christ that God will use. God's people will have to lead the way to transformation. We have His truth, His Spirit, His grace and His power to make these changes. We do not want God to raise up relief and deliverance from some other place.
The only way this can be accomplished is to love God with all our heart, mind, soul, and strength. We sometimes say to our children or grandchildren, "I love you to death." It means we will love them until we die and nothing can cause us to not love them. In like