What We Believe
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Everything we do is so that people far from God can experience new life in Jesus.
We believe the Scriptures are inspired by God and declare His design and plan for mankind. God’s Word is true, authoritative, and sufficient.
We believe there is only One True God—revealed in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, commonly known together as the Trinity.
We believe in the deity of the Lord Jesus Christ. As God’s Son, Jesus was both human and divine.
Jesus Christ died as the sacrificial substitute to pay the penalty for sin. And He physically rose from the dead, ascended into heaven, and will one day physically return.
Fall of Man
We believe that though originally good, man willingly fell to sin—ushering evil and death, both physical and spiritual, into the world.
THE Salvation OF MAN
Man’s only hope of redemption is through faith in Jesus Christ the Son of God. Salvation is received through repentance from sin toward God and faith in the Lord Jesus – including His death, resurrection, and saving power. Being justified by grace through faith, we become co-heirs with Christ, receiving God’s full acceptance and the gift of eternal life.
We believe sanctification initially occurs at the point of salvation. Sanctification is not only a declaration that a believer is holy in God’s sight but also a progressive, lifelong process of separating from evil as believers continually draw closer to God and become more Christlike.
The Return Of Christ
We believe that Jesus is coming again for His Church in the future, at a date and time unknown to mankind. After the return of Christ, there will be final judgment and punishment of sin for those whose names are not written in the Book of Life. They will be condemned to hell for eternity. Those in Christ will enjoy eternal life with the Lord in Heaven. “But in keeping with his promise, we are looking forward to a new heaven and a new earth, where righteousness dwells.” – 2 Peter 3:13
The Holy Spirit
All believers receive the indwelling of the Holy Spirit when they are spiritually born again (John 20:22, Acts 2:38). Subsequently, Christians can experience the baptism with the Holy Spirit that Jesus promised His disciples which brings power for Christian living and service to the Lord. (Luke 24:49, Acts 8:12-17, Acts 10:44, Acts 11:14-16)
The Gifts of The Spirit
We believe all of the gifts of the Spirit as seen in scripture are in use today. These spiritual gifts are distributed according to God’s will and enable believers to experience God’s supernatural power today. The spiritual gifts equip the Body of Christ for ministry and we should seek them eagerly while realizing not all believers will experience every spiritual gift. Spiritual gifts should be used in a God-honoring and orderly way. (1 Cor 12, 1 Cor 14)
We believe that God still divinely heals those who are sick according to His purpose and plan. We should ask for healing and simultaneously trust God’s sovereign plan.
We believe that people of every ethnicity, age, and background are made in God’s image and are meant to be loved and presented with God’s good news.
We believe the Bible clearly describes God’s design for marriage. God intends marriage to be a lasting & committed relationship between one man and one woman. This bond is also a reflection of the lasting, committed relationship between Jesus and His Church.
Sexuality is also a part of God’s design for humanity and is intended to be enjoyed only within the framework of biblical marriage, between one natural-born man and one natural-born woman. Sex outside of biblical marriage is sin. We believe gender is fixed based on biology and not fluid based on feelings.
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