Beliefs

Beliefs

What We Believe

    • One God — Eternally existent in three persons: the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
    • The Bible — Original Greek and Hebrew texts are the inspired, flawless, authoritative source of Christian belief and practice.
    • Mankind — Originally built like the image of God. Now fallen, lost, and helpless to free himself from his crimes (sin) against God.
    • Jesus, the Christ — Virgin-born Son of God who was crucified to take upon Himself the punishment for the crimes (sins) of all mankind. He rose from the dead, conquering sin, death, and the grave and will personally return to the earth in power and victory.
    • Mankind’s Salvation — Belief in Jesus Christ as the Son of God and Savior of the world.
    • Holy Spirit — Dwells in those who trust Christ and enables believers to live a life that is pleasing to God. The empowerment of the Holy Spirit is available to all believers.
    • The Church — The Body of Christ is made up of people who have chosen to follow Jesus. Having undergone a spiritual metamorphosis by the personal work of the Holy Spirit, they now strive to fulfill God’s purpose through their everyday lives.
    • Celebration — Corporate gatherings & praise, water baptism by immersion, and communion are among the ways we celebrate our relationship with Jesus Christ.
    • Lifestyle — When a person is changed by God’s love and the choice is made to follow Jesus, a journey to become like Him begins. It is displayed inwardly with love, joy, and peace; it is displayed outwardly in lives of integrity; it is shown relationally by love and grace. This transformation is a process that lasts a lifetime.
    • Healing — Consistent with Christ’s earthly ministry, Jesus still offers healing for the physical, relational, and emotional brokenness in our lives.
    • Our Future Hope — Life, as we know it, will come to an end. Jesus will return and show Himself to be “King of all kings” and “Lord of all lords.” Everyone will be held accountable for their personal choices. A permanent relationship with God, without the influence of evil and pain, will be established for all who have a relationship with Christ. This is a place called heaven . . . and will last forever.

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