What We Believe

What We Believe

What We Believe

Our Mission

Our desire is to love all people to Christ and equip them on their journey with God and one another.

I am on the journey when I actively worship with this local body, when I connect the spiritual truths of God’s word to my daily life, when I am involved in genuine Biblical community and when I am engaged with others as an ambassador for Christ.

Our Mission

Our desire is to love all people to Christ and equip them on their journey with God and one another.

I am on the journey when I actively worship with this local body, when I connect the spiritual truths of God’s word to my daily life, when I am involved in genuine Biblical community and am engaged with others as an ambassador for Christ.

Beliefs

The Authority of the Scriptures
We believe the Bible is God’s Word and has ultimate authority in our beliefs and actions.
2 Timothy 3:16

The Nature of God, the Trinity
We believe in God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit, the three in one.
Hebrews 1:3

The Nature of Humanity
We believe all people are loved by God and need Jesus Christ as their Savior.
1 Corinthians 15:47-49

Salvation and God’s Purpose of Grace
We believe one comes to a right relationship with God by His grace, through faith in Jesus Christ.
Ephesians 2:8-9

 The Nature of the Church
We believe the church is God’s primary way of accomplishing His redemptive plan.
Ephesians 4:15-16

The Ordinances of the Church
We believe  Baptism and the Lord’s Supper symbolize God’s work in our lives and are acts of obedience.
1 Corinthians 11

The Kingdom of God
We believe in God’s general sovereignty over the universe and His particular rule over those who accept Him as Lord.
1 Peter 2:4-10

The Lord’s Day
We believe the first day of the week is resurrection day.
A day to celebrate His rule in our lives.
Hebrews 10:24-25 / Exodus 20:8-1

Practices

Worship
We worship God for who He is and for what He is doing in our lives.
Psalm 95:1-7

Bible Study
We study the Bible to know God and His truth and to find direct application into our lives.
Hebrews 4:12

Biblical Community
We partner with other Christians to accomplish God’s purpose for our lives, to hold one another accountable and to meet each other’s needs.
Acts 2:44-47

Great Commission
We will go out of our way to reach all people with the message of Jesus Christ.
Matthew 28:19-20
Service
We intentionally give our lives away in order to accomplish God’s purpose.
Romans 12:1

Prayer
We pray to know God and connect with Him in order to find direction for daily life.
Jeremiah 33:3

Generous Giving
We cheerfully, generously, and obediently give out of all God has given to us.
2 Corinthians 8:7

Spiritual Gifts
We use our spiritual gifts to accomplish God’s purposes.
Romans 12:4-6

Practices

Worship
We worship God for who He is and for what He is doing in our lives.
Psalm 95:1-7

Bible Study
We study the Bible to know God and His truth and to find direct application into our lives.
Hebrews 4:12

Biblical Community
We partner with other Christians to accomplish God’s purpose for our lives, to hold one another accountable and to meet each other’s needs.
Acts 2:44-47

Great Commission
We will go out of our way to reach all people with the message of Jesus Christ.
Matthew 28:19-20
Service
We intentionally give our lives away in order to accomplish God’s purpose.
Romans 12:1

Prayer
We pray to know God and connect with Him in order to find direction for daily life.
Jeremiah 33:3

Generous Giving
We cheerfully, generously and obediently give out all God has given to us.
2 Corinthians 8:7

Spiritual Gifts
We use our spiritual gifts to accomplish God’s purposes.
Romans 12:4-6

Virtues

Love
We unconditionally and sacrificially love and forgive others.
1 John 4:10-12

Joy
We have inner contentment and purpose in spite of circumstances.
John 15:11

Peace
We are free from anxiety because things are right with God, others and myself.
Philippians  4:6-7

Patience
We are slow to anger, anxiety and frustration while enduring the pressures of life.
James 1:2-4
Kindness
We look for opportunities to add value to others, expecting nothing in return.
Philippians 2:3-4

Goodness
We choose to do what is right in all things.
1 Thessalonians 5:15

Gentleness
We thoughtfully, considerately and calmly deal with others.
Philippians 4:5

Faithfulness
We keep our word and do what is right.
Proverbs 3:3-4

Self Control
We pursue godliness, practice righteousness and overcome temptation through the spirit of God.
I Corinthians 10:13