What We Believe

Statement of Faith

WE BELIEVE that all Scripture is given by the inspiration of God by which holy men of God was moved by the Holy Spirit to write the very words of Scripture. II Timothy 3:16, II Peter 1:21

WE BELIEVE that the Godhead eternally exists in Three Persons, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, and that these Three are One God. Matthew 28:18-20

WE BELIEVE that the new birth of the believer comes only through faith in Christ and that repentance is a vital part of believing. Ephesians 2:8, St. John 1:12, Romans 10:9

WE BELIEVE that all who are united to the risen and ascended Son of God are members of the Church which is the Body of Christ and having become members are under solemn duty to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace, rising above denominational differences. Romans 12:5, I Corinthians 12:22, Ephesians 1:20-24, Ephesians 4:3-10

WE BELIEVE in the literal bodily resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ, who is ascended at the right hand of the Father. I Corinthians 15:21, I Thessalonians 4:14

WE BELIEVE in the Deity and the Holy Virgin Birth of the Lord Jesus Christ.
St. John 1:1, Philippians 2:6, and St. John 20:28, St. Luke 2:16, 17

WE BELIEVE in the imminent return of the Lord Jesus Christ as He went, in Person on the clouds of heaven, and with power and great glory. Romans 8:19, I Timothy 4:1-3, Revelation 20:1-3

WE BELIEVE in the Great Commission plan of evangelism, discipleship and missions. St. Matthew 28:19, 20, Acts 1:8

WE BELIEVE that Divine gifts of service are bestowed by the Holy Spirit upon all whom believe on the Lord Jesus Christ and are saved. Romans 12:5-8, I Corinthians 12:4-11

WE BELIEVE in the New Testament pattern of Christian Community, where believers show special care for and sharing with one another. Acts 2:44-47, Romans 12:4-16, Colossians 3:12-16

WE BELIEVE in God’s concern for the total person and that it is His will that this be demonstrated in ministry. I Thessalonians 5:23, III John 2, St. Luke 2:52

WE BELIEVE that the Bible is the basis for principles of practical living and not merely a book of doctrine or religious laws. St. John 6:63, Psalm 119:105, Philippians 2:16

WE BELIEVE in the sanctity of the family and marriage between men and women as ordained by God. Genesis 2:24, St. Matthew 19:4-9, I Corinthians 7, Ephesians 5:21-33

WE BELIEVE in the roles of husbands and wives as ordained by God. Ephesians 5:21, I Peter 3:1-7, I Corinthians 7:3-6

WE BELIEVE that Christ came to minister to the poor, the oppressed, and the social outcast, the spiritually lost, the downtrodden, the broken hearted, and to those who hurt, to the intent of making them whole. St. Luke 4:17, 18, St. John 7:23