What We Believe

Statement of Faith
Who We Are

THE BIBLE

We Believe…

“The Bible, the living Word of God, instructs and equips God’s people, and is to be honored and cherished.” (2 Tim. 3:16; Heb. 4:12)

Therefore…

“We will continually study and live according to His Word, teaching and equipping others.” (Deut. 6:6-9; James 1:22-25; 1 Pet. 3:15)

Christ Jesus Himself being the cornerstone,
in whom the whole building, being fitted together, is growing into a holy temple in the Lord, in whom you also are being built together into a dwelling of God in the Spirit.
Ephesians 2:20b-22
Mission Statement

THE TRIUNE GOD

We Believe…

“In one eternal God: Father, Son, Holy Spirit, equal in power; Creator of all.”(Gen. 1:1-27; Deut. 6:4; John 10:30)

Therefore…

“We will seek to live a life that honors and glorifies Him.”                     (Matt. 5:16; Eph. 5:1a)

 
To Know Him and Make Him Known

THE FATHER

We Believe…

“In the perfect Father, unconditional lover of man, merciful, just, and full of grace.” (Matt. 5:48; Eph. 4:4-6)

Therefore…

“We will commit to extending His grace and loving others unconditionally” (2 Corin.1:3-4; Eph. 3:17-18)

JESUS

We Believe…

“In Jesus Christ, fully God and fully man, shed His blood as a perfect sacrifice, and was raised from the dead for all who believe in Him.” (John 1:14; 1 John 2:2)

Therefore…

“We will honor His sacrifice with our obedience” (Ps. 22:23; 2 Corin 4:10-11)

HOLY SPIRIT

We Believe…

“The Holy Spirit, the promised indwelling counselor, convicts us of sin, imparts spiritual gifts, and teaches all truth.” (John 14:16, 26; Rom. 8:26-27)

Therefore…

“As we accept the truth and guidance of the Holy Spirit, we will live our lives with purpose, using our spiritual gifts for God’s glory and proclaiming the Truth.” (Rom. 8:14; Gal. 5:25)

HUMANKIND, SIN, AND SALVATION

We Believe…

“Man is created by God, separated from Him by sin, and reunited by the blood of Christ.” (Gen. 1:27; Rom. 3:23; Rom. 10:9)

Therefore…

“Fully understanding the consequences of sin, we will seek every opportunity to share God’s Word with others.”                                         (Mark 16:16; 1 Thes. 1:7; Rom. 10:10)

THE CHURCH

We Believe…

“The church is a body of people seeking God, loving all, and sharing the Good News of Christ.” (Eph. 2:19-22; Heb. 10:24-25)

Therefore…

“We will will be a people building relationships, sharing Christ, and encouraging individual encounters with God” (1 Thes. 5:11; 1 Pet. 4:8-11)

PRAYER

We Believe…

“Prayer is intimate communication with God: listening, praising, confessing, and seeking His will.” (Eph. 6:18, Phil. 4:6; 1 John 5:14-15)

Therefore…

“We will have a continuous conversation with God, drawing near with sincerity, seeking to experience a deeper trust and relationship in Him” (Jer. 33:3; 1 Thes. 5:17)

WORSHIP

We Believe…

“Worship is willingly expressing love to God by surrendering our body, mind, soul, and spirit for God’s glory.” (John 4:24; Rom. 12:2)

Therefore…

“We will worship Him in all areas, through all circumstances, and with all that we are.” (Ps. 63:1-5; Ps. 95:1-6; 1 Chron. 16:23-31)