WHAT WE BELIEVE

Our deepest convictions affect every decision we make as Christians.  The following statements should help you understand the biblical truths that define who we are.

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We believe there is one God, eternally existing in three persons – Father, Son and Holy Spirit. He is the Creator of all things.  (Genesis 1:1; John 1:1; Matthew 3:16-17; 2 Corinthians 13:14)


We believe Jesus Christ, God’s only Son, is the Savior of the world who died for our sins, rose from the dead and is seated at the Father’s right hand.  (1 Corinthians 15:1-8)


We believe the Holy Spirit convicts the world in regard to sin, righteousness and judgment.  He lives in every believer and equips every Christian for personal growth and service to God. 

(John 16:8-9; Acts 2:38; Ephesians 1:13-14)


We believe the Bible is the inspired, written Word of God.  It is the final authority for all matters of faith and practice.  (2 Timothy 3:14-16)


We believe man, created by God, willfully sinned and as a result is lost and without hope apart from Jesus Christ.  (Romans 3:23; 6:23; Acts 4:12)


We believe salvation -- the forgiveness of sins -- is available only by the grace of God through the blood of Jesus Christ.  This free gift of salvation is offered to all who receive Jesus as Lord and Savior.  (Ephesians 2:8-9; Colossians 2:6; John 3:16)


We believe the Bible clearly teaches the pattern to receive God’s grace is to place faith in Jesus, repent of personal sins, confess Jesus as the Christ and to be baptized by immersion.

Baptism demonstrates faith and obedience to Christ while it connects us with His death, burial and resurrection.  (Romans 10:9; Acts 2:36-38; Mark 16:16)


We believe the Church is the body and bride of Christ on earth founded on the day of Pentecost and consisting of all Christians everywhere.  We believe celebrating the Lord's Supper weekly honors Christ and is beneficial for all Christians.

(Matthew 16:13-18; Acts 2:14-47)


We believe death seals the eternal destiny of each individual.  When Christ returns to earth, He will judge both the living and the dead. 

(Matthew 24:36-42; John 14:1-3; Acts 1:10-11; 10:39-42; 1 Peter 4:5)