What We Believe

"What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us."
- A.W. Tozer

Doctrinal Summary 

Below is our doctrinal summary, which summarizes our teaching statement. The teaching statement is what all teachers and leaders agree to. For the full teaching statement, click here.

  • The Bible is God’s reliable word for all people and is the believer’s final authority for life.  (2 Timothy 3:16)
  • There is one God eternally existing in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.  (John 1:1-14; Acts 5:3-4)
  • Mankind was created in the image of God but sinned, resulting in separation from God and death.  (Romans 5:12)
  • Jesus the Messiah was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of a virgin and is true God and true man, the only mediator between God and humanity.  (1 Timothy 2:5)
  • Jesus died as the substitutionary sacrifice for our sins and rose again in order to justify all those who repent of their sins and place their trust in him.   (Romans 3:23-36)
  • All who genuinely trust in Jesus Christ are forgiven of their sins and are indwelt by the Holy Spirit, baptized by him into the church, the spiritual body of which Jesus is the head.   (Titus 3:5-7; 1 Corinthians 12:12-13)
  • A local church is a spiritual family of believers in Jesus Christ who commit to follow his leadership in covenant relationship with one another under the supervision of biblically-qualified leaders.   (1 Timothy 3:1-15)
  • Those who genuinely trust in Jesus Christ are eternally secure, and will demonstrate their secure position by engaging in good works and persevering in faith throughout their lives.   (Romans 8:29-30; James 2:17)
  • Jesus will return to the earth to claim and reward those who belong to him and to judge those who do not.   (John 14:3; Revelation 20:11-15)