AN ONLINE BIBLE EXPERIENCE
HEAR IT. BELIEVE IT. APPLY IT.
Bible with the Battles is an online ministry to help people hear the word, believe the word, and apply the word of God to their lives. We invite you to have an organic experience with us as we navigate through the Bible together. DeMarquis & Raynika Battle are not only husband and wife, but the co-founders of Bible with the Battles.
DeMarquis Battle is an educator, speaker, servant leader, professor, and pastor. Over the past 15 years, he has passionately served in various ministry roles, impacting the lives of youth and young adults with his charismatic and power-packed delivery. He is the CEO of Battle Leadership Group, a limited liability company helping the next generation walk in purpose and destiny. He holds a Master's degree in Ministry Studies from Grace College & Theological Seminary and a second Master's degree in Bible & Theology from Lincoln Christian University.
Raynika Battle is a non-profit specialist, author, and minister. She has over 15 years of experience serving in various ministry roles and has helped develop strategic community initiatives. Her experience extends to the public service domain as a Certified Emergency Manager with the Michigan State Police Emergency Management & Homeland Security Division. She is also the president of the Pray Before Anything (PB4A) Initiative which is a movement that focuses on encouraging people to pray before doing or saying anything. She holds a Master's degree in Human Services with a specialization in non-profit management from Capella University, and post-graduate certificates in Biblical Studies and Christian Leadership from Liberty University.
DeMarquis and Raynika Battle have been married for 12 years and have two amazing and talented children - Justus and Olivia-Grace. They make their home in the capital city of Lansing, Michigan.
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what we believe
Below you will find a short summary of our beliefs on some key doctrines of the Christian faith. We encourage you, not to take our word for it, but to explore God’s Word for yourself.
Here is our brief Statement of Faith:
We believe the Bible to be the inspired, infallible, authoritative, inerrant Word of God (2 Tim. 3:16, 2 Pet. 1:21).
We believe there is one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. He is the Father of creation. He is the Son of redemption. He is the Holy Spirit operating today (Gen 1:1, Matt 28:19, John 10:30).
We believe in the deity of Christ (John 10:33); His virgin birth (Isa. 7:14, Matt 1:23, Luke 1:35); His sinless life (Heb. 4:15, 7:26); His miracles (John 2:11); His vicarious and atoning death (1 Cor. 15:3, Eph. 1:7, Heb. 2:9); His resurrection (John 11:25, I Cor. 15:4); His ascension to the right hand of the Father (Mark 16:19); His personal return in power and glory (Acts 1:11, Revelation 19:11).
We believe in the absolute necessity of regeneration by the Holy Spirit for salvation because of the exceeding sinfulness of humanity; and that all are justified only by faith in the shed blood of Christ and that only by God’s grace, through faith alone, we are saved (John 3:16-19, 5:24, Rom. 3:23, 5:8-9, Eph. 2:8-10, Titus 3:5).
We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ (Rom. 8:9, 1 Cor. 12:12-13, Gal 3:26-28).
We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a Godly Life (Rom. 8:13-14, I Cor. 3:16; 6:19-20, Eph. 4:30, 5:15).
What if we have some doctrinal differences on what you believe? If you don’t agree with us – that’s okay! You can still study with us through the Bible. Whether you disagree with us on a few things, we can still help you read and understand what the Bible says. Whatever you believe, we are thoroughly convinced that God loves you, and for that reason, we love you too.