We Believe …

In one God-Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
—Matthew 3:16-17; John 14:9-10

God created all things, including man.
—Genesis 1:1, Acts 17:24-28

That Jesus Christ is God’s only Son and He alone is the Savior of the World.
—John 3:16; Matthew 1:18; John 20:24-31

The Holy Spirit dwells within every Christian.
—John 16:5-15

The Bible is the inspired Word of God and the final authority for all matters of faith.
—Romans 15:4; Hebrews 4:12; 2 Timothy 3:16

That man, created by God, willfully sinned, and as a result, is lost and without hope apart from Jesus Christ.
—Acts 4:12; Romans 5:8-11; Ephesians 2:8-9

That God created human beings in his own image and that male and female He created them; and that God has ordained that sexual intimacy should only be within the context of a biblical marriage (between one man and one woman). We endorse the Nashville Statement issued by the Coalition for Biblical Sexuality.
— Genesis 1:27, 2:20-24; Ephesians 5:25-33; Romans 1:26-27; Hebrews 13:14

The Bible teaches that the pattern to follow to receive Jesus as Savior is to believe in Christ as God’s Son and Savior of the World, to repent of personal sin, to confess Christ as Lord, and be immersed in baptism.
—Luke 24:45-47; Acts 2:38; Romans 6:1-7; Peter 3:9

The church is the body and bride of Christ, founded on the day of Pentecost, consisting of all Christians everywhere.
—Matthew 16:13-18; Acts 2:14-47

It is God’s plan for the elders to shepherd the local church.
—Acts 20:28; Timothy 3:1-7; 1 Peter 5:1-4

Death seals the eternal destiny of each person. The saved will inherit eternal life; the unsaved, eternal separation from God.
—Romans 8:10-11; Daniel 12:2; John 6:47