We Believe in …
We believe there is only one God, revealed as Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
God is one but manifested in three persons; The Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit (Philippians 2:6 – John 14:21-26).
We believe that our Lord Jesus Christ was begotten, not created, very God of very God, truly God, truly Man. He was born of the Virgin Mary, lived a sinless life, died a vicarious and atoning death for the sins of the world, resurrected bodily for our justification, and now reigns in glory until all things be put under His feet. (1 Timothy 3:16)
We believe that the Holy Spirit dwells in all believers, conforming them to the image of Jesus Christ. (1 Corinthians 12:13 – Romans 8:16 – 17)
We believe the Holy Bible is the word of God, written by men who were inspired by the Holy Spirit. We accept the new covenant. as recorded in the new testament, as our infallible guide in matters pertaining to conduct and doctrine (2 Timothy 3:16 – 2 Peter 1:21)
We believe that man was made in the image of God and is the crown of creation. He is now, by reason of the fall, spiritually depraved and alienated from his Creator. Apart from god’s grace, he has no ability to attain to his high calling. (Psalm 8, Ephesians 2: 8 – 9)
We believe Baptism in water is by immersion. It is a direct commandment of our Lord for believers only. The ordinance is a symbol of the Christian’s identification with Christ in His death, burial, and resurrection. We believe that all of God’s people are to be buried with our Lord Jesus Christ in the waters of baptism, subsequent to conversion. (Acts 2:38, Romans 6:4 – Matthew 28:19 – Colossians 2:12 – Acts 8:36-39)
We believe salvation is the gift of God to man, separate from works and the law. It is made operative by grace through faith in Jesus Christ, producing works acceptable to God. The new birth is available to all mankind. When Jesus Christ is accepted as savior, (Ephesians 2:8).
We believe that the calling of Apostle, Prophet, Evangelist, Pastor and Teacher are functional within the Body of Christ until the Lord’s return. Furthermore, these ministries are gifts to the Church for the purpose of equipping the saints for the work of the ministry, that the Body of Christ will be edified. (Ephesians 4:11-16)