In the Blessed Hope -
the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ according to Titus 2:12-13.
In the Bible -
"as written by men divinely inspired. That it is the record of Gods revelation of Himself to man. It has God for its author, salvation for its end, and truth, without any mixture of error, for its matter. The criteria by which the Bible is to be interpreted is Jesus Christ life and ministry." (Quoted from the - 1963 Baptist Faith and Message)
In the Priesthood of the Believer -
that every believer is free to approach God directly, free to offer spiritual sacrifice to God individually, and free to reach out to others personally.
In Soul Competency -
to interpret the scriptures, speak and listen to God in prayer, and receive forgiveness for sin as we confess them before God. We believe that every believer is competent to decide for themselves in matters of conscience, and is competent to discern God's will for themselves with the leadership of the Holy Spirit.
In the Resurrection -
of both the saved and the lost. The saved to everlasting life in heaven and the lost to everlasting damnation.
In Baptism -
as one of two ordinances of our church family. The other is Communion or the Lord’s Supper. Our mode or method of Baptism is by immersion. We believe Baptism is an act of obedience symbolizing the believer’s faith in a crucified, buried, and risen Savior, the believer’s death to sin, the burial of the old life, and the resurrection to walk in newness of life in Jesus Christ. Being a church ordinance, it is prerequisite to the privileges of church membership and to the Lord’s Supper.
Communion or the Lord’s Supper -
we believe that we should have fellowship with other Christians regardless of their church membership. Thus we invite all present with us who have made a public profession of their faith in Jesus Christ as their Savior and have been baptized to join us as we celebrate the gift of God’s Son, Jesus Christ for our sins.
In witnessing -
that every believer has the responsibility to tell others of God's love and forgiveness through Jesus Christ.
In the Autonomy of the Local Church -
to discern God's will and direction for their church under the leadership of the Holy Spirit.
In Religious Freedom -
and the Separation of Church and State - we believe in the separation of church and state allowing for the freedom of religion by all.
In God's call to men and women -
to serve as teachers, deacons, and as ministers in the life of our church family.
In the Spiritual Unity of Believers -
in our Lord Jesus Christ.
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