What We Believe

  • GOD
    We believe in One God (Isaiah 44:6) manifest in three distinct personalities; that of Father (Psalm 68:5), Son (Hebrews 1:8) and Holy Spirit (Acts 5:3-4).

    We believe in the historical virgin birth of Jesus Christ (Luke 1:34-35), His death upon the cross at Calvary where He paid for the sins of the world through His own blood, once for all (Hebrews 9:26,10:12), and His physical resurrection from the dead (Luke 24:39) followed 40 days later by His ascension into heaven (Acts 1:3-9).

    We believe that "all have sinned and have fallen short of the glory of God" (Romans 3:23) and are therefore separated from God and in need of a Savior (Hebrews 9:22).  Through one's personal acceptance of Jesus Christ, specifically His  death, atonement, and resurrection, salvation from sin and fellowship  with the indwelling Christ is established (Romans 10:9, Colossians 1:27).

    We  believe in the personal indwelling of the Holy Spirit which is granted  to every believer at the moment of their new birth into the kingdom of  God (John 3:3-6, Romans 8:15-16).  We believe in the necessity of continuously being filled with the Spirit of God through a conscious yielding to Him (Ephesians 5:18).

    We believe and accept the Bible as the inspired, inerrant Word of God, written by the Holy Spirit through the agency of man (2 Timothy 3:16, 2 Peter 1:20-21).

    We believe in the literal, future second coming of Jesus Christ (Rev. 22:12-13).

    We believe in and accept as our responsibility the Great Commission to "Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation" (Mark 16:15).

    We believe in "preserving the unity of the Spirit" in the Body of Christ (Ephesians 4:3) through: accepting our brothers and sisters in Christ just as He accepted us (Romans 15:7), accepting differences within the Body of Christ realizing God works His way in each of His children as He wills (Romans 14, Philippians 2:13), and through keeping "our eyes fixed upon Jesus" (Hebrews 12:2) and not allowing doctrinal disputes, quarrels or speculations to separate us (2 Timothy 2:23-24, Titus 3:9).

    We believe in "presenting every person complete in Christ" (Colossians 1:28), that it is Christ Who personally lives His life through us (Galatians 2:20), that the "laws of God are fulfilled in us who believe" (Romans 8:4, Romans 10:4),  and that experiential victory in Christ is not achieved through our own  efforts but through realizing His finished work and subsequent power  which works all things in us (2 Corinthians 12:9-10, Colossians 1:27, Philippians 2:13, 1 Corinthians 15:10, Hebrews 13:21, Ephesians 2:8-10).