We believe the Scriptures to be the inspired Word of God, without error in all that it affirms, and our final authority for faith and practice.
The Triune God
We believe in one God, creator of all things, infinitely perfect and eternally existing in three persons: the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
God the Father
We believe in God the Father Almighty who has revealed Himself in grace, love, mercy, justice, goodness, and holiness.
Jesus the Son
We believe in Jesus as the Son of God, both fully God and fully man, born of a virgin, who died on the cross for the redemption of our sin, was physically resurrected from the dead, and ascended in his body to heaven.
The Holy Spirit
We believe in the Holy Spirit as a divine person who convicts, regenerates, and indwells believers, enabling them to live holy lives under the Lordship of Jesus Christ.
Humanity, Sin, Salvation
We believe that humanity was created in the image of God but fell out of relationship with God through Adam and Eve’s willful disobedience and distrust. Consequently, every generation is born with a corrupted, sin nature that alienates us from God. Salvation comes only through turning to Christ for pardon and cleansing from sin. God freely offers grace for all to be restored to fellowship with him through belief, and trust in Jesus Christ.
We believe the normal Christian life means having a clean heart and pure hands and living through the Holy Spirit in victory over one’s sin nature. Holiness comes from surrendering fully to the indwelling and cleansing of the Holy Spirit so that the believer has a pure heart of love for God and others and grows daily in Christian maturity, Christlikeness, and the practical godliness that result from walking obediently.
Judgment and Last Days
We believe that Jesus Christ will someday return to earth to judge the living and dead, to bring eternal life for the righteous and eternal separation for the unbelievers, and to establish his eternal kingdom in victory over evil and wickedness.
We believe in the Church as the body of Christ on earth. The church is spiritual in nature, universal in scope, holy in character, and redemptive in its life and purpose. Its purpose is to bear witness to the kingdom of God through loving fellowship, service to the world, worship of God, winning the lost, discipling believers into maturity, and proclaiming the message of salvation.
We affirm the classical creeds of the church in history, especially the Nicene Creed and the Apostles’ Creed, as foundational expressions of Christian truth and doctrine. We affirm the Lausanne Covenant as a meaningful and vital expression of the Church’s call and commitment to the Great Commission around the world.