Our Beliefs

The Bible

We believe that the Holy Bible is God’s Word, written by men divinely inspired. It is the supreme and final authority in all matters of faith and practice (II Tim 3: 16-17; II Pet 1:21).

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Jesus Christ

We believe in Jesus as the Son of God and the center of all we are and do. Given to us, by God, in sacrifice, as redemption for our sins and as a direct access to God the Father. (John 14:6, 1 Timothy 2:5, John 3:16)

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God the Father

We believe in God as the Father, and creator of all. “It is he who made the earth by his power, who established the world by his wisdom, and by his understanding stretched out the heavens.” Jeremiah 51:15

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Holy Spirit

We believe in the Holy Spirit as an equal-value part of the holy trinity. Given to us as a gift and a helper. (John 14:26, Isaiah 11:2)

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The Trinity

We believe in the three equal parts of the trinity. Father, Son and Holy Spirit (Gen 1:26; Deut 6:4, Matt 3: 16-17; 28:19)

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The Church

We believe the church is the living spiritual body of which Christ is the head. God has given the church the task of proclaiming to a lost world the Gospel (good news) of Jesus. We believe this good news is indeed good news to all. (Acts 2:41; 15:13-17; I Cor 12: 12-13).

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Giving

We believe that giving is an out-loud, meaningful, and tangible expression of love and commitment. We believe that it is a requirement of all Christ followers as scriptures teaches. We believe that the limit should be established by God and the giver, with the understanding that “it is better to give than to receive” (Acts 20:35) and that giving should always be done joyfully and never reluctantly. (2 Corinthians 9:7, Luke 6:38)

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Unity and Equality

We believe that there is a requirement of all Christians to unite under God’s grace, love and power. Making no differentiation based on race or gender, as we are all equal in the eyes of God, our Father. (Ephesians 4:3-6)

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Communion

We believe Communion is a way of symbolically commemorating and reflecting on Jesus' death. We partake in remembrance of Christ’s body that was broken open for us, and his blood which was poured our for us. We join in communion in celebration of Christ’s victory over satan, and the atonement for our sins which was bought for us in full on the cross. (Matthew 26:26-29, Mark 14:22-24, Luke 22:17-20, 1 Corinthians 10:16-17, 11:20-32)

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Water Baptism

We believe that just as Jesus was baptized as a consenting adult, so should all who make an decision to be baptized. Each believer is responsible, at a consenting age, to make their own decision for fully-immersed water baptism. It is an act of obedience that represents the believer's faith in a crucified, buried, and risen Savior - and symbolizing the believer's death to sin, the burial of the old life, and the resurrection to walk in newness of life in Jesus.

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Salvation

We believe that God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life. (John 3:16) We believe that salvation, or eternal life, can only be found through Jesus Christ, as the singular way to God, our Father. (John 14:6)

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