What We Believe

Essential Beliefs


What We Believe:

“I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another in what you say and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly united in mind and thought.” ~1 Corinthians 1:10

In essential beliefs, we have unity.

“There is one Body and one Spirit...there is one Lord, one faith, one baptism, and one God and Father of us all, who is over all and through all and in all.” ~Ephesians 4:4-6

In non-essential beliefs, we have liberty.
“Accept the one whose faith is weak, without passing judgment on disputable matters...Who are you to judge someone else’s servant? To their own master they stand or fall...So then each of us will give an account of himself to God...so whatever you believe about these things keep between yourself and God.” ~Romans 14:1,4,12,22

In all our beliefs, we show love.
“If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing.”
~1 Corinthians 13:2
“Speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of Him who is the head, that is, Christ.” ~Ephesians 4:15


Core Values


About God
God is the Creator and Ruler of the universe. He exists in three personalities: The Father, the Son, and Holy Spirit. All three are biblical forms of God Himself. Genesis 1:1,26-27; Psalm 90:2; Matthew 28:19; 1 Peter 1:2; 2 Corinthians 13:14

About Jesus Christ
Jesus Christ is the Son of God. Jesus was born of a virgin and lived a sinless human life. He then offered Himself as the perfect sacrifice for the sins of all people by dying on a cross. He arose from the dead after 3 days to demonstrate His power over sin and death. He ascended to Heaven’s glory and will return someday to reign as King of Kings, and Lord of Lords. Matthew 1:22-23; Isaiah 9:6; John 1:1-5; 14:10-30; Hebrews 4:14-15; 1 Corinthians 15:3-4; Romans 1:3-4; Acts 1:9-11; 1 Timothy 6:14-15; Titus 2:13

About the Holy Spirit
He is present in the world to make men aware of their need for Jesus Christ. He also abides in every Christian. He provides the Christian with power for living, understanding spiritual truth, and guidance in doing what is right. He has gifted every believer. As Christians, we seek to live under His control daily. 2 Corinthians 3:17; John 16:7-13, 14:16-17; Acts 1:8; 1 Corinthians 2:12, 3:16; Ephesians 1:13; Galatians 5:25; Ephesians 5:18

About the Bible
The Bible is God’s inerrant Word to us. It was written by human authors under the supernatural guidance of the Holy Spirit. It is the supreme source of truth for Christian beliefs and living. Because it is inspired by God, it is the truth without any measure of error. It is the sole written authority for all believers. 2 Timothy 3:16; 2 Peter 1:20-21; 2 Timothy 1:13; Psalm 12:6, 119: 105,160; Proverbs 30:5

About Human Beings
People are made in the spiritual image of God, to be like Him in character. People are the supreme object of God’s Creation. Although every person has tremendous potential for good, all of us are marred by an attitude of disobedience toward God, called “sin.” All people are lost in their sin and must be redeemed by the blood of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. Genesis 1:27; Psalm 83:6; Isaiah 53:6a; Romans 3:23; Isaiah 59:1,2

About Salvation
Salvation is God’s prepaid gift to us, but we must receive it. We can never make up for our sin by self-improvement or good works. Only by faith in Jesus Christ as God’s offering of forgiveness can anyone be saved from sin’s penalty. We can have assurance of our salvation when we turn from our self-ruled life and turn to Jesus in faith; a faith that believes with the heart, confesses with the mouth, repents with a transformed life, and is baptized (fully immersed in water) into Jesus Christ... Romans 6:23, Ephesians 2:8-9; Titus 3:5; Romans 5:1; Acts 2:38; Romans 10:9-10

About Receiving Christ
The Bible teaches the pattern to receive Christ by faith: through hearing the word of God we believe in Jesus as Lord, repent of our sin, confess Christ publicly, and are baptized through immersion.

About the Church
The church is the body and bride of Christ on earth; consisting of Christians everywhere. Matthew 16:13-18; Acts 2:14-27

About Church Leadership
That God has ordained that elders are to exercise spiritual, servant leadership and authority over the local congregation. Acts 20:28; 1 Timothy 3:1-7, 1 Peter 5:1-4

Our Service Days and Times

Sunday

9:30 a.m. Bible Study
10:30 a.m. Worship

Wednesday

7:00 p.m. Bible Study