Our Beliefs

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What we believe about:

The Bible

We believe the Bible is the complete, inspired, inerrant Word of God. The Bible is the final authority in all matters of faith and practice.

God

We believe there is one eternal, sovereign, holy, creator God who exists in three persons (Father, Son, Holy Spirit), each being fully God.

Jesus Christ

We believe Jesus Christ is the God-man; having both full deity and full humanity. We believe in his virgin birth, sinless life, substitutionary death, bodily resurrection, ascension to glory, and personal return.

Holy Spirit

We believe in the essential deity and personality of the Holy Spirit. We believe the Spirit convinces people of their sin, righteousness and judgement, indwells, seals, and fills the believer.

Satan

We believe Satan exists as an evil personality. He is the originator of sin and the enemy of God and man.

Man

We believe all men were specially created in the image of God. We believe that due to the original sin of our first parents (Adam and Eve) all men are guilty before the holy God, resulting in the total depravity of men. Therefore, all people are subject to the penalty of sin; physical and spiritual death.

Salvation

We believe that salvation is accomplished through the grace of God alone. That the Father sent his Son to die a substitutionary death on behalf of all who will believe in the all-sufficient death and resurrection of Christ. We believe that those whom God saves shall be preserved and eventually perfected in the image of His Son.

Future Things

We believe in the personal, bodily, and glorious return of the Lord Jesus Christ to this world. We believe in the bodily resurrection of the just and the unjust; the just to eternal life, the unjust to eternal punishment.

The Church

We believe in the universal church, consisting of all those everywhere saved by faith in Jesus Christ. We believe in the local church which is a body of baptized believers who voluntarily associate for the ministry of the Word, the propagation of the faith, the observance of the ordinances and the fulfillment of the Great Commission.

The Ordinances

We believe that there are two primary ordinances for the church to observe:

Baptism: The immersion of a believer in water to obey Christ's command and identify with His death, burial and resurrection.

The Lord's Supper: The regular partaking of the two elements (bread and cup), which symbolize the Lord's body and blood, proclaiming His death till He comes.