To glorify God, by proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ; to bring people into God’s family; to equip and mobilize them for ministry; in order for them to live a life that is pleasing to God and serve God faithfully.
To build a church that is biblically sound yet culturally relevant. As we proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ to see the Holy Spirit work in the hearts of people bringing them to a new life in Christ. As we equip and mobilize believers to see them enable by God’s love to restore hope in our communities.
To proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ. To witness and tell the world about Him. To give visible form to that faith and fellowship to which God has called his people. To assist the needy and encourage Christian living. To provide a place of worship for members, the community, and all who desire to know Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.
- We believe in the inerrancy and infallibility of the Bible, and accept it alone as our only source of truth.
- We are committed to pursuing holiness in our lives.
- We will seek to live the “servant model” of life that Christ displayed.
- We believe that the pursuit of full devotion to Christ is normal for every believer.
- We believe we should always be authentic before the Lord.
- We are committed to sharing the love of Christ by reaching out to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of our Church and community.
- We are committed to maintaining unity and trust within our congregation
- In leadership, integrity is not an option but a prerequisite.
- The Bible:
We believe the Holy Scripture of the Old and New Testaments to be verbally inspired Word of God, the final authority for faith and life, inerrant in original writings, infallible and God-breathed (2 Tim. 3:16; 2 Peter 1:20,21; Matthew 5:18; John 16:12,13)
- The Godhead:
We believe in one Triune God, eternally existing in three persons Father, Son, and Holy Spirit co-eternal in being, co-identical in nature, co-equal in power and glory, and having the same attributes and perfections (Deuteronomy 6:4; 2 Corinthians 13:14).
- The Person and Work of Christ:
We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ, the eternal Son of God, became man, without ceasing to be God, having been conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary, in order that He might reveal God and redeem sinful men (John 1:1, 2, 14; Luke 1:35).
We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ died on the cross for all mankind as a representative, vicarious, substitutionary sacrifice, and that the sufficiency of this atoning sacrifice to accomplish the redemption and justification of all who trust in him is assured by his literal, physical resurrection from the dead (Romans 3:24,25; 4:25; Ephesians 1:7; 1 Tim. 4:10; Hebrews 2:9; 1 Peter 1:3-5; 2:24 and 2 Peter 2:1).
We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ ascended to heaven, and is now exalted at the right hand of God, where, as our High Priest, he fulfills the ministry of representative, intercessor, and advocate (Acts 1:9, 10; Hebrews 7:24, 25; Romans 8:34; 1 John 2:1,2).
- The Person and Work of the Holy Spirit:
We believe that the Holy Spirit is a person who convicts the world of sin, of righteousness and of judgment; and that He is the supernatural agent in regeneration, baptizing all believers into the Body of Christ, indwelling and sealing them unto the day of redemption (John 16:8-11; 2 Corinthians 3:6; 1 Corinthians 12:12-14; Romans 8:9; Ephesians 1:13,14).
We believe that He is the divine teacher who guides believers into all truth; and, that it is the privilege and duty of all the saved to be filled with the Spirit (John 16:13; 1 John 2:20,27; Ephesians 1:13,14).
- The Total Depravity of Man: We believe that man was created in the image and likeness of God, but that in Adam’s sin the race fall, inherited a sinful nature, and became alienated from God; and that man is totally depraved, and, of himself, utterly unable to remedy his lost condition (Gen. 1:26, 27; Romans 3:22,23; 5:12; Ephesians 2:1-3, 12).
We believe that salvation is the gift of God brought to man by grace and received by personal faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, whose precious blood was shed on Calvary for the forgiveness of our sins (Ephesians 2:8-10; John 1:12; Ephesians 1:7; 1 Peter 1:18,19).
- The Eternal Security and Assurance of Believers:
We believe that all the redeemed, once saved, are kept by God’s power and are thus secure in Christ forever (John 6:37-40; 10:27-30; Romans 8:1, 38, 39; 1 Corinthians 1:4-8; 1 Peter 1:5).
We believe that it is the privilege of believer to rejoice in the assurance of their salvation through the testimony of God’s Word; which, however, clearly forbids the use of Christian liberty as an occasion to the flesh (Romans 12:1-2; 14:13; Galatians 5:13; Titus 2:11-15).
- The Two Natures of the Believer:
We believe that every saved person possesses two natures, with provision made for victory of the new nature over the old nature through the power of the indwelling Holy Spirit; and, that all claims to the eradication of the old nature in this life are unscriptural (Romans 6:13; 8:12,13; Gal. 5:16-25; Eph. 4:22-24; Col. 3:10; 1 Peter 1:14-16; 1 John 3:5-9).
We believe that all the saved should live in such a manner as not to bring reproach upon their Savior and Lord; and that separation from the all religious apostasy, all worldly and sinful pleasures, practices and association is commanded of God (2 Tim. 3:1-5; Rom. 12:1-2; 14:13; 1 John 2:15-17;2 John 9-11; 2Corinthians 6:14-7:1).
We believe that it is the obligation of the saved to witness by life and by word to the truths of Holy Scripture and to seek to proclaim the gospel to all mankind (Mark 16:15; Acts 1:8; 2 Corinthians 5:19,20).
- The Ministry and Spiritual Gifts:
We believe that God is sovereign in the bestowment of all His gifts.
We believe that God does hear and answer the prayer of faith, in accord with His own will, for the sick and afflicted (John 15:7; 1 John 5:14,15).
- The Church We believe that the Church, which is the body and the espoused bride of Christ, is a spiritual organism made up of all born-again persons of this present age (Eph. 1:22,23; 5:25-27; 1 Corinthians 12:12-14; 2 Corinthians 11:2).
We believe that the establishment and continuance of local churches is clearly taught and defined in the New Testament Scriptures (Acts 14:27; 20:17; 28-32; 1 Timothy 3:1 13; Titus 1:5-11).
We believe in the autonomy of the local church free of any external authority or control (Acts14:27; 20:17; 28-32; 1 Tim. 3:1-13; Titus 1:5-11).
We believe in the ordinances of believer’s water baptism and the Lord’s supper as scriptural means of testimony for the church age (Matt. 28:19, 20; Acts 2:41,42; 18:8; 1 Cor. 11:23-26).
- The Personality of Satan:
We believe that Satan is a person, the author of sin and the cause of the fall; that he is the open and declared enemy of God and man; and, that he shall be eternally punished in the Lake of Fire
(Job 1:6, 7; Isaiah 14:12-17; Matt. 4:2-11; 25:41; Revelation 20:10).
We believe that the Scripture interpreted in their natural, literal sense reveal divinely determined dispensations or rule of life, which defines man’s responsibilities in successive ages. These dispensations are not ways of salvation, but rather divinely ordered stewardships by which God directs man according to his purpose. Three of these— the age of Law, the age of the Church, and the age of the Millennial Kingdom are the subject of detailed revelation of Scripture (John 1:17; 1 Cor. 9:17; 2 Cor. 3:9-18; Gal. 3:13-25;Eph. 1:10; 3:2-10; Col. 1:24, 25; Hebrew 7:19; Rev.20:2-6).
- The Second Advent of Christ:
We believe in the “Blessed Hope,” the personal, imminent, pre-tribulation and pre-millennial coming of the Lord Jesus Christ for His redeemed ones; and in His sub sequent return to earth, with His saints, to establish His millennial kingdom (1 Thess. 4:13-18; Zech. 14:4-11;Rev. 19:11-16; 20:1-6; I Thess. 1:10; 5:9; Rev. 3:10).
- The Eternal State:
We believe in the bodily resurrection of all men the saved to eternal life, and the unsaved to judgment and everlasting punishment (Mart. 25:46; John 5:28, 29; 11:25, 26; Rev. 20:5, 6, 12, 13)
We believe that the souls of the redeemed are, at death, absent from the body and present with the Lord, where in conscious bliss they await the resurrection, when spirit, soul and body are reunited to a glorified forever with the Lord (Luke 23:43; Rev. 20:4-6; 2 Cor. 5:8; Phil. 1:23; 3:21; 1 Thess. 4:16,17).
We believe that the souls of unbelievers remain, after death, in conscious misery until the second resurrection, when with soul and body reunited they shall appear at the Great White Throne Judgment, and shall be cast into the Lake of Fire, not to be annihilated, but to suffer everlasting conscious punishment (Luke 16:19-26; Matt. 25:41-46; 2 Thess. 1:7-9; Jude 1: 6,7; Mark 9:43-48; Revelation 20:11-15).