Salvation is the free gift of God through Jesus Christ, conditioned only upon repentance toward God and faith in and commitment to Christ the Lord.
The Church is a fellowship of baptized believers, voluntarily banded together for worship, nurture and service. Membership in a church is a privilege extended only to the regenerated who voluntarily accept baptism and commit themselves to faithful discipleship in the body of Christ.
Missions is the extension of the gospel to all the world through evangelism, discipleship, education and Christian service.
Stewardship requires the responsible use of life, time, talents, treasures and testimony in the service of Christ.
Evangelism is the proclamation of the Gospel of Christ, the call to accept and follow Him as Lord, and is the lifeblood of the church.
Baptism and the Lord’s Supper are the only ordinances of the Church and are symbolic of redemption.
The Priesthood of the Believer affirms that each Christian has direct access to God through Christ, is his own priest, and is also under obligation to become a priest for Christ in behalf of other persons.
The pastor has the same standing before God as any other member, but is God’s representative and spiritual authority as overseer to the assembly. He is responsible to God for his conduct, not to the deacons, or any committee or fraction of the church.
The Second Coming refers to the personal return of Christ to this earth, at which time the dead in Christ shall be resurrected, and we, which are alive (in Christ) and remain, shall be caught up together, to meet the Lord in the air.
Every man is
created in the image of God and is a free moral agent. Because of man’s
decision to sin, he is lost and in need of salvation that comes only by
the way of the Cross of Christ