Beliefs & Values

What We Believe

One Enternal God

We believe there is One God, eternally revealed to the world in the Father, His Son Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit. By Him were all things created.

The Word of God

We believe the Bible to be the inspired and authoritative Word of God. The Holy Spirit inspired the writers of the Old and New Testaments pointing to Jesus Christ, the Savior of the world.

The Holy Spirit

We believe in the multi-faceted work of the Holy Spirit to bring conviction of sin, revelation of the truth of the Gospel of Christ, drawing of the sinner to God, adoption of mankind into the Body of Christ through regeneration, and the distribution and administration of the Gifts and Fruit of the Holy Spirit in the believer’s life. The church is empowered through the Baptism of the Holy Spirit to carry on the ministry of Jesus Christ.

The Son Of God

We believe that God sent His Son, Jesus Christ to redeem all of mankind. Jesus Christ was born of a virgin, lived a sinless life on this earth, performed many undeniable miracles, was crucified for our sins, buried and was raised from the dead for our justification. By the name of Jesus Christ, and His name only, can mankind be saved.

The victorious redemptive work of Christ on the cross provides freedom from the power of the enemy – sin, lies, sickness and torment. Jesus Christ sits at the Right Hand of the Father and will return personally in power and glory to receive His church unto Himself.

The Grace of God

We believe that mankind is sinful by nature and will perish without the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ as revealed in His Gospel. God wishes that no one should perish, but that all would come to this saving knowledge through the preaching of the Gospel to a lost and hopeless world.

We are saved by God’s grace, through faith in the person and work of Jesus Christ. Anyone can be restored to fellowship with God through repenting, believing and receiving Jesus as their Savior and Lord. Those who believe are adopted into the family of God as His sons and daughters.

The Church

We believe the church consists of all who put their faith in Jesus Christ. He gave His church the ordinances of Baptism and Communion. The local church is a place where believers gather together for edification, teaching from the Word of God, and ministry to and through each other according to their spiritual gift.

The church exists to carry on the ministry of Jesus Christ and further advance His kingdom by undoing the works of the enemy, preaching and living the good news of God’s love, discipling the nations, baptizing, and teaching them to love and obey God.

Our Values

God’s Presence

Now all glory to God, who is able to keep you from falling away and will bring you with great joy into his glorious presence without a single fault.
Jude 1:24 NLT

You will show me the way of life, granting me the joy of your presence and the pleasures of living with you forever.
Psalms 16:11 NLT

Loving Relationships

This is the message you have heard from the beginning: We should love one another.
1 John 3:11 NLT

Instead, be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God  through Christ has forgiven you.
Ephesians 4:32 NLT

God’s Word

Desire God’s pure word as newborn babies desire milk. Then you will grow in your salvation.
1 Peter 2:2 GWT

For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint and marrow. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires.
Hebrews 4:12 NLT

Reaching the Lost

For the Son of Man came to seek and save those who are lost.
Luke 19:10 NLT

Count on it—there's more joy in heaven over one sinner's rescued life than over ninety-nine good people in no need of rescue. Count on it—that's the kind of party God's angels throw every time one lost soul turns to God.
Luke 15:7, 10 MSG

Prayer

Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need and thank Him for all He has done.
Philippians 4:6 NLT

Pray in the Spirit at all times and on every occasion. Stay alert and be persistent in your prayers for all believers everywhere.
Ephesians 6:18 NLT

Next Generations

He planted a witness in Jacob, set his Word firmly in Israel, Then commanded our parents to teach it to their children So the next generation would know, and all the generations to come— Know the truth and tell the stories so their children can trust in God.
Psalm 78:5-7 MSG

Generous and Sacrificial Living

The generous will prosper; those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed.
Proverbs 11:25 NLT

For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others and to give his life as a ransom for many.
Mark 10:45 NLT

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