We believe the Bible is the inspired Word of God, without error, and the final authority for faith and life. All of our beliefs submit to the teachings of the Scriptures. The Bible teaches there is one God, the Creator of all things, eternally existing in three persons, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, each possessing all the attributes of Deity.
SIN AND SALVATION
We believe God created humans to have fellowship with Him, but they rebelled against God by sinfully going their own way, thus eternally separating themselves from Him. Restoration and forgiveness from the rebellion of sin comes only through God’s saving grace in Jesus Christ, not human effort, and must be received personally by faith and repentance.
We believe Jesus Christ, fully man and fully God, lived a sinless life on earth and paid for our sin by dying on the cross as our substitute. His sacrifice on the cross provides salvation for all who receive grace by trusting in Him. He rose from the dead three days later, ascended to heaven, and is the only mediator between God and man.
THE HOLY SPIRIT AND THE CHURCH
We believe the ministry of the Holy Spirit is to glorify Christ and to convict, equip, and empower believers for personal growth and service to the church. The church’s role is to glorify God and to be a reflection of the love of Christ.
RESURRECTION AND JUDGMENT
We believe Jesus will return to earth, and every individual will experience a bodily resurrection and the judgment. Those forgiven through Christ will enjoy eternal fellowship with God. Those who rejected Him will experience eternal punishment.