Our Philosophy

Mission Statement

The mission of Oikos University is to educate men and women to be the leaders to serve the church, local communities, and the world by using their learned skills and professions.

Our Vision

The vision of Oikos University is to educate emerging Christian leaders to transform and bless the world at every level – from the church and local community levels to the realm of world entire. The fulfillment of this vision inspires, motivates, drives and defines the work of Oikos University.

Institutional Objectives

1. To demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the Bible and an understanding of Christian doctrine

2. To develop an appreciation for the immigrant church denomination heritage including its knowledge, history and distinct

3. To instill a desire for lifelong commitment to personal spiritual growth through daily Bible study and prayer

4. To develop attitudes of service and commitment to the local church and world missions

5. To equip students with learning skills that access knowledge for vocational success and enable students to manifest their perspectives

6. To provide students with competitive knowledge, skills and attitude for success in their profession

7. To prepare students for Christian service and vocation in the Church and society

8. To instill a missionary vision to word-wide outreach and increase ethical standards in personal lifestyle

Doctrinal Statement

1. The Bible

We believe that the Bible is made by the unique divine inspiration given for the faith of the believing community. It is infallibly and uniquely authoritative and free from error of any sort in all matters.

2. The Trinity

We believe in the one true and living God who is eternal, transcendent, omnipotent, personal God possessing three eternal, personal distinctions which are revealed to us as Father, Son and Holy Spirit equal in every divine perfection, yet executing distinct but harmonious offices.

3. The Father

We believe in God the Father, the first person of the Divine Trinity, perfect in holiness, wisdom, power and love. We believe in God the father, an infinite Spirit-sovereign, eternal, and unchangeable in all His attributes. He is worthy of honor, adoration, and obedience.

4. The Son

We believe that the Son is the Perfect, sinless humanity and the absolute, full deity of the Lord Jesus Christ, indissolubly united in one divine-human person since His unique incarnation by miraculous conception and virgin birth.

5. Holy Spirit

We believe that the Holy Spirit is the third person of the Triune Godhead. He as been and will continue to be active throughout eternity. He convicts, regenerates, indwells, seals all believers in Christ, and fills those who yield to Him. The Holy Spirit gives spiritual gifts to all believers; however, the manifestation of any particular gift is not required as evidence of salvation.

6. Historicity

We believe the full historicity and perspicuity of the biblical record of the primeval history, including the literal existence of Adam and Eve as the progenitors of all people, the literal fall and resultant divine curse on the creation, the worldwide cataclysmic deluge, and the origin of nations and languages at the tower of Babel. We believe the realities of heaven and hell.

7. Redemption

We believe the redemptive grace of God though the substitutionary work of Jesus Christ who paid the full redemptive price for the sin of the world, through His literal physical death, burial, and resurrection, followed by His bodily ascension into heaven.

8. Salvation

We believe the personal salvation from the eternal penalty of sin provided solely by the grace of God on the basis of the atoning death and resurrection of Christ. We believe that salvation is only appropriated by a person placing his faith in the finished work of Christ.

9. Last Things

We believe in the personal and visible return of the Lord Jesus Christ to earth and the establishment of His kingdom. We believe in the resurrection of the body, the final judgment, the eternal felicity of the righteous and the fulfillment of His purposes in the works of creation and redemption with eternal rewards and punishments.

10. Biblical Creation

We believe biblical account of creation as a historical and theological record of God’s creation. And we believe that the universe with all that is in it was created by God. God’s creation includes and is not limited to the existing space-time universe and all its basic systems and kinds of organisms in the six literal days of the creation week.

11. Satan

We believe the existence of a personal, malevolent being called Satan who acts as tempter and accuser, for whom the place of eternal punishment was prepared, where all who die outside of Christ shall be confined in conscious torment for eternity. He can be resisted by the believer through faith and reliance on the power of the Holy Spirit.

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