Our Beliefs

What is our doctrinal statement?

THE HOLY SCRIPTURES: We believe the Bible is God-inspired. (2 Timothy 3:16-17)

THE ETERNAL GODHEAD: We believe God is Triune: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.(2 Corinthians 13:14)

THE FALL OF MAN: We believe that man was created in the image of God, but that by voluntary disobedience he fell from perfection. (Romans 5:12)

THE PLAN OF SALVATION: We believe that while we were yet sinners Christ died for us, signing the pardon of all who believe on Him. (John 3:16; Romans 5:8)

SALVATION THROUGH GRACE: We believe that we have no righteousness and must come to God pleading the righteousness of Christ. (Ephesians 2:8)

REPENTANCE & ACCEPTANCE: We believe that upon sincere repentance, and a whole-hearted acceptance of Christ, we are justified before God. (1 John 1:9)

THE NEW BIRTH: We believe that the change which takes place in the heart and life at conversion is a very real one. (2 Corinthians 5:17; Galatians 2:20)

DAILY CHRISTIAN LIVING: We believe that it is the will of God that we be sanctified daily, growing constantly in the faith. (Hebrews 6:1)

BAPTISM & THE LORD’S SUPPER: We believe that baptism by immersion is an outward sign of an inward work. (Matthew 28:19) We believe in the commemoration of the Lord’s Supper by the symbolic use of the bread and juice of the vine. (1 Corinthians 11:24-25)

THE SPIRIT-FILLED LIFE: We believe that it is the will of God that we be filled with the Holy Spirit and walk in the Spirit daily. (Ephesians 4:30-32)

THE GIFTS & FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT: We believe that the Holy Spirit has gifts to bestow upon the Christian; and that we should show spiritual fruit as evidence of a Spirit-filled life.(1 Corinthians 12:1-11; Galatians 5:22)

MODERATION: We believe that the experience and daily walk of the believer should never lead him into extremes of fanaticism. (Philippians 4:5)

DIVINE HEALING: We believe that divine healing is the power of Christ to heal the physically sick in answer to the prayer of faith. (James 5:14-16)

THE SECOND COMING OF CHRIST: We believe that the second coming of Christ is personal and imminent. (1 Thessalonians 4:16-17)

CHURCH RELATIONSHIP: We believe it is our sacred duty to identify ourselves with the visible Body of Christ. (Acts 16:5; Hebrews 10:25)

CIVIL GOVERNMENT: We believe that rulers should be upheld at all times except in things opposed to the will of God. (Romans 13:1-5)

THE FINAL JUDGEMENT: We believe that all shall stand some day before the judgment seat of God, and there receive eternal life or death. (2 Corinthians 5:10)

HEAVEN: We believe that Heaven is the glorious eternal home of born-again believers.(John 14:1-3; Revelation 7:15-17)

HELL: We believe that hell is the place of eternal torment for all who reject Christ as the Savior. (Revelation 20:10,15)

EVANGELISM: We believe that soul winning is the most important responsibility of the Church. (James 5:20)

TITHES & OFFERINGS: We believe that the method ordained of God for the support and spread of His cause is by giving of tithes and free-will offerings.(Malachi 3:10; 2 Corinthians 9:7)