Statement of Faith
We believe that the Bible is the inspired, infallible Word of God and as such, is our final authority in any matter.
We accept God as being manifest in three persons (Father, Son, Holy Spirit), which are co-eternal, and co-equal in omniscience, omnipotence, and omnipresence, while remaining in essential being, one God.
We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ is an equal person of the Godhead, and while in essential being, He is God and creator, yet He became flesh that He might redeem man to God.
We believe in the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, His virgin birth, His sinless life, His Miracles, His vicarious suffering and atoning death through His shed blood, His bodily resurrection and His ascension to the right hand of God the Father.
We acknowledge the Holy Spirit to be an equal person of the Godhead, whose work it is to convict of sin, constrain to Christ, confirm in righteousness, and continually indwell the believer.
We believe that salvation is received only by Grace through faith in the finished work of Jesus Christ’s death on the cross and physical resurrection from the grave, and that this is the only way a person can come to God, and that it is not of man’s works of efforts.
We believe in the imminent return of the Lord Jesus Christ to receive His people to eternal glory and in the ultimate eternal damnation of the souls of all those who reject Christ and die in their sin.
We believe that the organism known as the Church, which constitutes all true believers in Christ; in the priesthood of all believers. We believe that the Holy Spirit comes into the believer at the time of conversion, thereby indwelling him/her, and at the same time, He baptizes the believer into the Body of Christ. We believe that the Holy Spirit freely gives gifts to all believers, as He wills. We believe the specific purpose and necessity of the sign gifts were for the founding of the Church of Jesus Christ and are no longer necessary and therefore not practiced at our church. We believe that the baptism of the Holy Spirit is not an experience to be sought subsequent to regeneration, but that it is already accomplished fact.
We believe in two ordinances of the Church:
1. Baptism by immersion, as a testimony of the believers faith in and obedience to Christ, but not as a requirement for salvation.
2. The Lord’s Supper to be observed as a memorial of our Lords death on the cross for our sins.
We believe that it is God’s will that we have fellowship with all other Christians of like faith, wherever they may be found and to receive such into fellowship, providing that there are no known sin or heresy which would bring the Gospel of Christ shame and that our reception as such is to be without regard for race, color, nationality, or social position.