What We Believe

Core Beliefs

The Bible

We believe the Bible is divinely inspired by the Holy Spirit, the infallible revelation of God to man, the infallible, authoritative rule of faith and conduct.
Romans 15:4, I Thessalonians 2:13, II Timothy 3:16-17, II Peter 1:20-21


We believe there is only one true, eternal God revealed in three persons; Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
Genesis 1:1, 26, Deuteronomy 6:4, Isaiah 43:10-11, Matthew 28:19, Luke 3:22, I John 5:7

Jesus Christ

We believe in the deity and humanity of Jesus Christ, His virgin birth, sinless life, miracles, sacrificial death to save us from our sins, and His resurrection and ascension to heaven.
Matthew 1:21, 23, John 1:1-2, 14, 3:16, Acts 1:2-3, 9, 2:22

The Fall

We believe in the sinfulness of all mankind and the need of salvation, available only through the blood of Jesus Christ to all who believe and receive Him as Savior.
Romans 3:23, 6:23, 10:13, Ephesians 2:8-9, Titus 3:4-7


We believe the finished work of Christ on the cross provides healing for the human body.
Isaiah 53:4-5, Matthew 8:16-17, I Peter 2:24, James 5:14-15


We believe in the sanctifying power of the Holy Spirit by whose indwelling the believer is enabled to live a holy life. Sanctification is the process of being separated from sin and dedicated to God, which begins at salvation and continues throughout the lifetime of the believer.
Galatians 5:22-23, I Thessalonians 4:3-5, 5:23, II Peter 3:18

baptism in the holy spirit

We believe in the baptism of the Holy Spirit which is promised to all believers subsequent to salvation as the entrance into a Spirit-filled life including: a prayer language (speaking in tongues), gifts of the Holy Spirit, and power to be a witness and anointed servant of God.
Joel 2:28-29, Luke 3:16, Acts 1:4-5, 8, 2:4, 38-39, 10:44-47, I Corinthians 12:4-11

Return of christ

We believe in the personal, imminent return of Jesus Christ.
Acts 1:11, I Thessalonians 4:16-18, Titus 2:13


We believe in the bodily resurrection of both the saved and the lost; they that are saved to everlasting resurrection life and they that are lost to everlasting damnation.
Acts 24:15, I Corinthians 15:20-23, Revelation 20:4-6, 12-15


We believe in the Spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ. Romans 15:5, Ephesians 4:3, 11-13, Philippians 2:1-5, I Corinthians 12:14-27, John 17:22-29, Colossians 3:12-15, Hebrews 10:23-25


We believe in the responsibility of every believer to reach the world with the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Matthew 28:19-20, Mark 16:15-20, Acts 1:8, 2:40-41, 47

Traditional marriage

We believe marriage is instituted by God, not government, is between one man and one woman, and is the only context for sexual desire and expression. Genesis 2:24, Ephesians 5:31


We believe "God creates people in his image as either male or female, and that this creation is a fixed matter  of  human biology, not individual choice." Matthew 19:4