“Grounded in our Beliefs…Progressive in our Methods”
Creation: God created humanity to be in loving relationship with Him, ultimately through a Savior.
Scripture: God’s Word, the Bible, guides people to Himself and is the final standard of Truth.
Sovereignty: God has a good and sovereign plan encompassing all events, people, and spiritual beings.
Rebellion: God regards all people as disobedient, rebellious, separated from Him, and needing His forgiveness.
Jesus: God’s Son, Jesus, came to earth, was fully God and fully Man, lived perfectly, died on a cross, rose from the dead, and ascended to heaven.
Judgment: God the Son will come again to bring the end of this world and eternal judgment.
Salvation: God’s Son died to accomplish the forgiveness of sin and rose from the dead to accomplish the infilling of new life, applied by faith.
Grace: God rescues people from death into life based on His initiative and grace.
Spirit: God’s Spirit fills all who believe with daily strength, spiritual gifts, and enduring faith.
Church: God intends for His Church to gather for worship, maintain purity, and spread the Gospel.
Union: God has given Baptism and the Lord’s Supper to express a believer’s union with Christ and spiritual transformation.
Family: God values the family unit and organizes His Church to reflect this model, both relationally and structurally.
Leadership: God designs and equips all Christians for ministry and some to lead in the Church as elders and deacons.