Belief Statement

  1. We believe in the Holy Scriptures, accepting fully the writings of the Old and New Testaments as the inerrant, inspired, authoritative Word of God.
  2. We believe in the one triune God Who is personal, spirit and sovereign.
  3. We believe in the Lord Jesus Christ Who is the second Person of the Triune God, the eternal Word and only begotten Son.
  4. We believe in the Holy Spirit Who is the third Person of the Trinity and the divine Agent in nature, revelation and redemption.
  5. We believe in the existence of Satan, the great adversary of God and His people.
  6. We believe all men are by nature and choice sinful and lost.
  7. We believe in salvation by grace through faith in the finished work of Jesus Christ; that salvation comes to man because of the sovereign choice of God, accomplished through the work of His Son on the cross and applied by the work of the Holy Spirit in regeneration. It is the free gift of God, neither merited nor secured by any virtue or work of man.
  8. We believe in the priesthood of all believers.
  9. We believe in righteous living and godly works as the fruit and evidence of a regenerated heart.
  10. We believe in the Lordship of Jesus Christ.
  11. We believe in the importance of the local church.
  12. We believe in the independence and autonomy of the local church.
  13. We believe the ordinances given to the local church are baptism by immersion and the Lord’s supper.
  14. We believe in the bodily return of Jesus Christ for His church in the rapture, and then His return to rule and reign on this earth 7 years later for 1,000 years culminating with the new heaven and earth.
  15. We believe in the future life, bodily resurrection and eternal judgment of man.
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