What We Believe

We Believe


The Scriptures, both Old and New Testaments, are the inspired Word of God. (2 Timothy 3:15-17)

The One True God has revealed Himself as eternally existent in three Persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

(Psalm 90:2, Matthew 3:16-17)

The Deity of our Lord Jesus Christ. He is the Eternal Son of God.

  • He was born of a virgin birth. (Matthew 1:23)
  • His life was sinless. (Hebrews 7:26)
  • He performed miracles. (Acts 2:22)
  • He died on the cross in the place of sinful man. (1 Corinthians 15:3)
  • He was bodily raised from the dead. (Matthew 28:6)
  • He is exalted at the right hand of God. (Acts 1:9, 11)

Man was created good and upright but by voluntary sin (rebellion) fell, resulting in physical and spiritual death. - Separation from God. (Genesis 2:14)

Salvation is by grace through the shed blood of Jesus Christ on the cross and is received by faith, which is a gift from God. (Ephesians 2:8)

Baptism in water by immersion. (Romans 6:4)

The Lord's supper, consisting of the elements, the bread and the fruit of the vine, is a memorial of His suffering.

(1 Corinthians 11:26)

The baptism of the Holy Spirit is a separate experience from conversion that may take place simultaneously upon conversion (Acts 10) or subsequently after conversion (Acts 19).

The spiritual gifts of the Holy Spirit. (Romans 12, 1 Corinthians 12-14)

Sanctification is a work of God, which leads to a separation from that which is evil and the dedication of one's whole life unto God. (Romans 12:1-2)

The Church is the Body of Christ (Ephesians 1:22-23), and Jesus is the Head of the Church.

That a divinely called and spiritually ordained ministry has been provided by our Lord for a three-fold purpose:

  • Worship God. (John 4:23-24)
  • Building a body of believers who are being conformed into the image of His Son, and equipped to serve in ministry. (Ephesians 4:11-16)
  • Evangelization of the world. (Mark 16:15-20)

The blessed hope is the resurrection of those who are dead in Christ and those who are alive and remain to dwell with Him forever.

  • The pre-tribulation rapture of the church. (1 Thessalonians 4:13-17)
  • The glorious return of Christ in power and great glory. (Luke 21:27)
  • The Millennial Reign of Christ. (Matthew 25:46)
  • The final judgment. (Matthew 25:46)
  • The New Heavens and New Earth. (2 Peter 3:13)