Statement of Faith

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes. . .” Romans 1:16

We believe in one God, revealed as the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

We believe in the absolute inspiration of the Holy Scriptures, given by the Holy Spirit without error, as He moved upon Holy men of old. Furthermore, we believe that the church has no authority to establish doctrine or practice anything contrary to these same scriptures.

We believe in the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through his shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory.

We believe that man was made in the image of God and is the crown of creation. He is, prior to salvation by reason of the fall, spiritually depraved and alienated from his creator.

We believe that all of God’s people are to be buried and resurrected with water baptism following conversion.

We believe in the priesthood of the believer. That is to say, all people born of God have equal status before, and direct access to, their Lord.

We believe that baptism in the Holy Spirit is an endowment of power subsequent to conversion, given by God to anoint the believer for sanctification and evangelism. It is our understanding that the supernatural gifts of the Holy Spirit are active within the Body until the coming of the Lord. Furthermore, we believe the development of these gifts ought to be encouraged under the guidance of local church leadership.