Statement of Faith
We believe in the Holy Trinity (one God), eternally existing in Three Persons as the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
We believe God the Father is creator of heaven and earth, and of all things seen and unseen.
We believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only Son of God. All things were made through Him and for Him. He is true God and true man. He was conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit, and was born of the virgin Mary. He suffered, died, was buried, and on the third day He rose from the dead. He then went to be at the right hand of the Father. He will soon return to judge the living and the dead and his kingdom will have no end.
We believe in the Holy Spirit. He is the believer's Teacher, Comforter, Helper, and Giver of spiritual gifts. Through Him the works of Jesus Christ are applied to the life of believers. The Holy Spirit is the empowering Presence of God in the life of the
Christian and the Church. The Father has sent His Son to baptize with the Holy Spirit. Speaking in tongues and bearing the fruit of the Spirit are the New Testament signs of being filled with the Holy Spirit.
We believe that salvation is by grace through faith in the sacrificial death of Jesus Christ on the cross; and that He died in our place. The believer’s sins are forgiven through the shedding of His blood. We believe that healing of mind, body, soul, and spirit is available to the believer through the blood of Jesus Christ and the power of the Holy Spirit.
We believe that the grace of God brings forgiveness and reconciliation to all who repent, as well as a transformation in holiness, enabling them to live a Christ-like life. Sanctification is both a definite work of grace and a lifelong process of change in the believer. It is brought by the blood of Jesus, the Word of God, and the enabling power of the Holy Spirit.
We believe in one holy Church, composed of all true believers in Jesus Christ. This offers fellowship and calling for service to men and women of all races, nations, cultures, and languages. We believe in the spiritual and ultimate unity of the Church.
We believe that the Bible—both Old and New Testaments—is the inspired and inherent Word of God. The Bible is God’s revelation of Himself and His will to humankind, sufficient for instruction in salvation and daily Christian living. The Bible is the Christian’s rule of faith and practice.
We believe that God will ultimately reconcile all things in heaven and earth through Christ. Therefore, we look forward to new heavens and a new earth in which righteousness dwells.