Statement of Beliefs

  1. We believe that there is one God, creator of all things, infinitely perfect and eternally existent in the persons of Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
  2. We affirm the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, His virgin birth, His sinless life, His miracles, His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood, His bodily resurrection, His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and His personal return in power and glory.
  3. We affirm the deity and present ministry of the Holy Spirit, by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a godly life. We affirm that the Holy Spirit provides spiritual gifts to all believers, manifesting them as He wills, and thus, by their proper application, empowers all believers for effective service. We affirm that all of the gifts of the Holy Spirit are operative today.
  4. We affirm the Holy Bible, consisting of the 66 books of the Old and New Testaments, to be the inspired, infallible, inerrant, authoritative Word of God, that is completely reliable, and that its truths transcend cultures and time.
  5. We affirm that salvation is by grace, through faith in our Lord Jesus Christ. We affirm that repentance toward God, faith in our Lord Jesus Christ, and regeneration by the Holy Spirit are necessary and sufficient for salvation.
  6. We affirm the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; those who are saved to the resurrection of life and those who are lost to the resurrection of damnation.
  7. We affirm the one universal church which is the body of Christ. We affirm Jesus, the Messiah, as its head. We affirm all who are born again as its members. We affirm the church’s purpose as offering the worship of God, fellowship, ministry, and instruction to itself, and evangelism and service to the world. We affirm the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ.
  8. We affirm believer’s baptism by immersion in water, and the importance of regular participation in Holy Communion.
  9. We affirm the ministry and presence of angels, the reality of Satan and demonic forces.
  10. We affirm the sanctity of all human life, including the unborn. We affirm the sacredness of Christian marriage and chastity outside of marriage.
  11. We affirm the call for all Christians to participate in the Great Commission of our Lord – to go into all the world and preach the Gospel to every creature.