Our Core Beliefs

The Gospel

The gospel is the good news of God’s grace overcoming the darkness of the world. It is the great story of man’s creation, fall, and redemption.  The ultimate redemption of man is due to the life, death, resurrection of Jesus Christ. The Cross and empty grave are the heart of the gospel. The resurrection of Jesus is the power of the gospel. 
 
 

Salvation

Christ died in the place of man and that death satisfies the demands of God’s holy justice and appeases His holy wrath. Jesus Christ is the only mediator between God and man. He alone is the way to salvation and heaven. Our desire is that everything we do will proclaim the unique message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

We Believe

God—We believe that there is one God who exists in three persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
 
 
Jesus—We believe that Jesus is the Son of God, was born of a virgin, was wholly God and wholly man, lived a sinless life, died in our place as a sacrifice for the sins of mankind, was buried, arose bodily from the grave, and ascended into Heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father.
 
 
Christ’s Return—We believe that Jesus Christ will literally return to earth.  This will be proceeded by the rapture of the true church which will begin a seven year period of tribulation.
 
 
Holy Spirit—We believe that God the Holy Spirit is active in convincing unbelievers of their need for salvation, and is the Comforter and Guide Who lives in every believer.
 
 
BibleWe believe that the Bible is the Word of God without any error, the sole authority for life and faith.
 
 
 
 

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Man—We believe that man is a special creation of God, made in His image, but that through the sin of the first man, Adam, mankind fell so that all men are sinners and need salvation.

 
Salvation—We believe that salvation is a gift received through repentance of sin toward God and faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. We believe that every person who is truly saved is eternally secure in the Lord Jesus Christ.  We believe that those persons who die in their sins without Christ spend eternity in Hell and those persons who die with their sins forgiven through Christ spend eternity in Heaven.
 
Baptism—We believe that water baptism is an act of obedience to the command of Christ and is by immersion after salvation.
 
The Church—We believe that the church is a local body of baptized believers with the Lord Jesus Christ as the Head.
 
Prayer—We believe that each believer has direct access to God through the Lord Jesus Christ.
 
Government—We believe in the separation of church and state in that the state has no authority over the church.  However, we do not believe in the separation of God and government. Christians are salt and light in society.