Statement of Faith

We believe that there is one God, the Creator of all things, existing eternally in the three persons of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit (Deuteronomy 6:4; Isaiah 43:10–11; Matthew 28:18; Luke 3:22; John 14:16-17).

Jesus Christ is true God and true man, conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of a virgin, who died on the cross as an atoning sacrifice, providing the way of reconciliation between man and God. He was resurrected in bodily form, has ascended into heaven to the right hand of the Father, and will return to earth in power and glory at the end of the age (
Matthew 1:18; Luke 1:34–35; Isaiah 7:14; Colossians 1:14, 20; Romans 5:8–9; Ephesians 1:7; 1 Corinthians 15:3–4; Luke 24:4–7; 36–48; Revelation 1:17–18; Acts 2:23; 5:30–31; 1 Peter 3:22; Acts 1:11; Philippians 2:9–11; 1 Thessalonians 1:10; 4:13–18; John 14:1-3).

The Holy Spirit is a person of the Godhead who convicts the world of sin and glorifies the Son in this age. He is the agent for the regeneration of the lost. He indwells all believers, instructing and empowering them for godly living and service (
Romans 3:24–25; John 3:3–7; Revelation 5:9; Acts 4:12; 1 Corinthians 6:11).

The Scripture of the Old and New Testament is inspired by God, inerrant and infallible in their original autographs, and the supreme authority for faith and practice (
John 16:13; 2 Timothy 3:15–17; 2 Peter 1:21; 1 Thessalonians 2:13).

Man, originally created in the image of God, was separated from Him in the sin of Adam. It is only through regeneration by the Holy Spirit that this separation can be addressed and relationship with God can be restored (
Genesis 1:27; Acts 17:29-30).

Salvation is the gift of God through grace alone, based upon the shed blood of Jesus Christ, and is received through repentance and personal faith in Him (
Acts 15:11; Ephesians 2:5; 2:8; 2 Timothy 1:9; Titus 2:11).

The Church, under the leadership of Jesus Christ, is comprised of all born again believers who have been regenerated by the Holy Spirit. While only the regenerated are eligible for membership in the local Church; all people are welcome to attend services (
Acts 2:43–47; 16:4–5; Matthew 16:18; Ephesians 1:22–23;).

Baptism and the Lord’s Supper are ordinances of
the local Church and are to be administered only to the regenerate (Acts 2:41–42; Matthew 28:18–20; 1 Corinthians 11:23–26).

The Baptism of the Holy Spirit is a definite experience, supplementing His regenerating work, which is evidenced by the manifestation of spiritual gifts (
Luke 24:49; Acts 1:4–8; 2:1–4; 10:44–46; 1 Corinthians 12; 14).

A Bodily Resurrection of the dead will be realized at the close of the age in which the regenerate will enter into the eternal blessedness of heaven, and unbelievers will be eternally separated from God in Hell (
John 5:28–29; Mark 14:62; 2 Thessalonians 1:2–10; Revelation 1:5–7; Revelation 20:4–5; 11–12).

A Life of Holiness is biblically mandated, and should be earnestly pursued by all believers (
Romans 12:1–2; 1 Corinthians 6:9–10; Galatians 5:19–21; Ephesians 4:13–32; 1 Timothy 3:1–13; Titus 1:5–11; 2:11–13; 3:9–11; 1 Peter 1:13–16).

Divine Healing, physical healing, was provided for in Christ’s atoning death and is the privilege of all believers today. Praying for the sick was enjoined in the Great Commission and it is the duty of the Church to practice the same (
Matthew 4:23; 9:35; Mark 8:22-25; Luke 9:6; 11; 6:17–19; John 3:2; Acts 3:16; 10:38;).