Doctrinal Statement

What We Believe

Recognizing Jesus Christ as teh only head of the church, this congregation shall seek to ascertain and obey the will of our Lord in all matters of faith and practice.

We believe in the whole Bible, consisting of the Old and New Testaments, to be a sufficient basis for doctrine and practice. We beleive in the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, who comes to live in the believers who makes a public profession of faith. We believe in the personal, bodily, and imminent return of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

We believe and are led by the Spirit of God to receive the Lord Jesus Christ as our savior, and on the profession of our faith, having been baptized in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, we covenant with each other to walk together in Christian love to:

  1. Stive for the advancement of this church in knowledge, holiness, and grace;
  2. Promote our church family prosperity and spirituality;
  3. sustain the church worship, ordinances, discipline, and doctrines;
  4. To give our church sacred pre-eminance over all institutions of human origin;
  5. To contribute cheerfully and regularly to the support of the ministry, the expenses of the church, the relief of the poor, and the spread of the Gospel through all nations;
  6. To maintain family and secret devotion to God;
  7. To educate our children in the Christian walk;
  8. To seek the salvation of our friends and relatives and to be zealous in our efforts to advance the Kingdom of God;
  9. To walk circumspectly in the world;
  10. To be just in our dealings, faithful in our engagements, and exemplary in our behavior;
  11. To be slow to take offense, but always ready for reconciliation;
  12. To avoid all gossip, excessive anger, and to deal with the sins of our brothers and sisters according to Matthew 18: verses 15-17;
  13. To obey Scripture regarding the use of drugs, alcohol, or any potentially harmful elements to God's temple, our body;
  14. We engage to watch over one another in brotherly love;
  15. To remember each other in prayer;
  16. To aid each other in sickness and distress;
  17. and to cultivate Christian sympathy in feeling and courtesy in speech.