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What We Believe

Core Values

Our Core Values define our fundamental beliefs and therefore dictate our words and behavior. They are not options; but non-negotiable principles that will guide our decisions and be used to determine if we are on the right path in fulfilling our God-given mission.

  • The Lordship of Jesus – We acknowledge the Lordship of Christ and commit ourselves only to His purposes and will.
  • Holy Spirit – We must have the presence and power of God’s Holy Spirit to teach, gift, empower, and guide us in doing the continuing work of Jesus.
  • The Bible – The Bible is God’s completely true and saving Word. We will faithfully use it to bring the lost to Christ and believers to maturity in Him.
  • Authentic Worship – Our worship will be Christ-centered, authentic, and generationally relevant.
  • Prayer – We must personally and corporately pray because God hears and answers; and God commands that we pray.
  • Evangelism & Discipleship – God wants every person to be saved. Therefore, we will use every available Christ-honoring means to pursue, win, and disciple them.
  • Servant Ministry – With a servant’s heart we join Christ in loving and helping those who are hungry, sick, and hurting.
  • Missions – We will join with others throughout the world in doing Jesus’ work among men.
  • Love- God loves every person. Jesus commands that we love God and other people. Therefore, we commit ourselves to love God, each other, and those outside our church.

Statement of Faith

We as a body, stand in affirmation of the 2000 Baptist Faith and Message, including, but not limited to:
  1.   We believe in the Holy Trinity, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost. (Gen. 1:1-2; Matt. 28:19, 3:16-17; Eph. 1:13-14)
  2.   Salvation is solely by grace through faith in the redeeming blood of Jesus Christ, for whosoever believes, and that person will never fall away from the state of grace. (John 3:3-21, 36; Rom. 3:23-28, 5:9-10, John 10:28, John 3:16)
  3.   The Bible is the inerrant and infallible Word of God. (II Peter 1:20-21; II Tim. 3:16-17)
  4.   The Lord’s Supper is a symbolic act of obedience and is offered to all believers. (Matt. 26:26-30; Luke 22:19-20)
  5.   We receive members into our fellowship who have professed faith in the Lord Jesus Christ as Savior and have been baptized by immersion. (Matt. 3:13-17; Rom. 6:3-5; Acts 16: 5; I Cor. 1:2)
  6.   All matters of the church will be decided on at a business meeting by majority vote (Acts 1:23-26; Ephesians 1:22-23)