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The Bible is God’s Holy, Inspired Word:

We believe the Bible is “God-breathed and useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting, and training in righteousness.”
(2 Timothy 3:16)   We endeavor to have a Biblical basis for all that we do, and we use the Bible as our only rule of faith and practice.   We believe the central truths of God to be clearly stated in Scripture and make it our goal to follow the Bible in all that we do.

Salvation by Grace:

We believe salvation comes through the saving work of Jesus Christ, who died for our sins, was buried, and on the third day rose again.

Salvation is the free gift of God, so that no one can boast.   To receive that gift, we believe a person must put their trust in Jesus and His sacrifice.  In response to that belief and trust, a person will repent of their sins, confess Jesus as Lord, and express their faith in the act of water baptism – wherein they rise up out of the water to live a new life empowered by the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Water Baptism as New Birth:

We follow the Biblical commands and examples with regards to a person leaving their life of sin and being born again (John 3).   As Jesus commanded us, we endeavor to make disciples, baptizing them in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, and teach them to obey Jesus commands (Matthew 28:19-20).   We do our best to follow the examples of conversion in the earliest days of the church as recorded in the book of Acts, and encourage all who would follow Jesus and receive His free gift of Salvation to consider those examples and follow them.

Jesus is the Only Way:

We believe Jesus, who said, “I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life.  No one comes to the Father except by me.” (John 14:6).    We believe and accept Jesus’ claims about Himself – namely to be God – and belief in Jesus is at the heart of who we are as a church.  We believe Jesus built His church on the foundation of the confession that He is the Christ, the Son of the living God  (Matthew 16:16-18).  We endeavor to proclaim that confession in all that we do as a church (Col. 3:17).