what we believe

  • We believe that there is one living and true God, eternally existing in three persons: The Father, The Son, and The Holy Spirit, equal in power and glory; possessing the same attributes, that this triune God created all, upholds all, and governs all. Deut 6:4; Matt 28:19; II Cor 13:14
  • We believe that the scriptures of the Old and New Testaments are the Word of God, fully inspired without error in the original manuscripts, and the infallible rule of faith and practice. II Tim 3:16-17; II Peter 1:16-21
  • We believe that man was created in the image of God, that he sinned and thereby brought upon himself physical and spiritual death. Gen 1:26; 3:1-24; Rom 3:23; 5:12; Eph 2:1-3
  • We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ, God's eternal Son, was conceived of the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, led a sinless life and is true God and true man. Luke 1:35; John 1:1, 14, 18; I Tim 2:5
  • We believe the work of God in salvation was through His Son, Jesus Christ in coming to live among men a sinless life, and dying on the cross for the sins of the world. All who believe that Jesus Christ died, was buried, and on the third day rose from the grave according to the scriptures have eternal life by grace through faith. Luke 19:10; John 1:12; 3:16; I Cor 15:3-4; I Peter 2:22, 24
  • We believe the Holy Spirit convicts the world of sin, righteousness and judgment; He regenerates, enlightens, baptizes, indwells, seals, bestows gifts, and fills those who are yielded to Him. John 3:8; 4:16; I Cor 12:4-11
  • We believe in the bodily resurrection of the just and of the unjust, the everlasting blessedness of the saved, and the everlasting conscious punishment of the lost. Luke 16:19-26; II Cor 5:8; II Thes 1:7-9; Rev 20:11-15
  • We believe in the resurrection of the crucified body of our Lord, His ascension into heaven, His present life for us as High Priest and Advocate, and His imminent pre-millennial return for the church. Zechariah 14:4-11; Acts 1:11; I Thes 4:16-17; Rev 19:11-21
  • We believe that the local church is representative of God's family made up of believers who join together in common faith and practice for the purpose of fellowship, edification, encouragement and observing the two ordinances given to the church; Baptism and the Lord's Supper. Eph 1:22-23; 5:25-27; Matt 28:19-20; Rom 6:1-5; I Cor 11:20-34
  • We believe the responsibility of the believer is to fellowship with believers, be involved in evangelizing the lost, and growing as a disciple in the grace and knowledge of the Lord Jesus by His Word and by His Spirit. Matt 28:18-20; Acts 2:42; Heb 10:25