Core Beliefs​

  1. The Bible is God’s inspired, infallible, and inerrant Word.
    (2 Timothy 3:16Psalm 119:891 Peter 1:23, 25).
     

  2. There is one God, who exists as three Persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. 
    (Matthew 28:192 Corinthians 13:141 Peter 1:2).
     

  3. Jesus Christ is fully God and entered human form by the miracle of the virgin birth, lived a sinless life, and died for our sins. He rose again on the third day.
    (Matthew 1:18-25; John 1:1, 14, 3:161 Corinthians 15:3-71 Timothy 2:5; Hebrews 1:31 John 2:1).
     

  4. The Holy Spirit is God. His ministry is to glorify the Lord Jesus Christ, convict the world of sin, and minister to the believer.
    (John 3:3-614:16-17, 14:2615:2616:8).
     

  5. All people are created in the image of God but because of Adam’s sin, they are sinful by nature and choice. Apart from forgiveness through Jesus Christ, all are lost and alienated from God.
    (Genesis 1:273:1-6Romans 3:23Ephesians 2:1-3).
     

  6. Salvation rests solely on the work of God’s grace. Christ’s death is the only payment for sin that God will accept. All who believe in Christ are born again and become the children of God.
    (John 1:12-13Ephesians 2:8-9).
    All believers, once saved, are secure in Christ forever.
    (John 6:37-4010:27-30Romans 8:1, 38-39).
     

  7. The saved will be resurrected in body and be raised to eternal intimacy with God in His presence in a new earth and heaven. The lost will be raised to judgment and experience eternal wrath in Hell.
    (Luke 16:19-3123:43Revelation 20:11-15).

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Beliefs on Cultural Issues

We seek to base all our beliefs and practices on the unchanging Word of God as opposed to cultural norms that may shift over time. At the same time, we recognize that Christians may disagree about the interpretation of Scripture in some areas. The topics addressed here are arranged alphabetically and based on cultural questions that are commonly asked by our members and visitors. Read our full Cultural Beliefs Statement here.