Statement of Beliefs
We believe in the verbal inspiration of the scriptures and the authority of both the Old and New Testaments.
We believe man was created in the image of God; through disobedience sinned and fell, and that the entire human race shares in man’s lost and depraved nature.
We believe Jesus, the Eternal Son of God, took upon Himself the form of a man by means of virgin birth. Atonement for sin was made by the sacrificial and substitutional death of Christ.
We believe salvation is the gift of God by grace alone and received by personal faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, and that this faith is manifested in works pleasing to God.
We believe in the resurrection of the crucified body of our Lord, in His ascension into Heaven, and His priestly intercession.
We believe the Holy Spirit is the Promise of the Father, our Comforter sent to convict the world of sin, which places the believer in the body of Christ, indwells the believer, and bestows spiritual gifts to the Church.
We believe the baptism of the Holy Spirit is for all believers as a definite endowment of power for service and subsequent to and separate from conversion.
We believe that water baptism by immersion is a command of Christ and is a public confession of a believer’s faith in Jesus Christ.
We believe in the eternal salvation of believers and in the eternal damnation of unbelievers.
We believe that the consummation of all things includes the visible, personal, and glorious return of Jesus Christ, the “Blessed Hope” of the Church.