The theological framework for understanding all of God’s dealings with mankind is to be found in the divine covenants revealed in Scripture.
Romans 9:4-5; Galatians 3-4; Ephesians 1:9-14; 3:11 Hebrews 8; 13:20
We believe in the public gathering of the Church together for prayer, worship, teaching and preaching of the Bible and the administering of the sacraments of the church.
Acts 2; I Corinthians 11; Hebrews 10:25
The Bible defines marriage as the covenant relationship between a man and a woman. The importance of this union to society requires that we support and protect marriage as the Word of God does.
Genesis 2:24; Malachi 2:14-16; Matthew 19:4-6
Humanity as a whole is united in origin, in the fall, and in the provision of the atonement through Christ, making every person equally worthy of love and forgiveness; as well as just and unbiased treatment.
John 3:16; Acts 10:34; 17:26; Romans 5:6-21; Colossians 3:8-16
God’s eternal purpose involves all races and nations, culminating in every nation, tribe and tongue being represented before His throne.
Matthew 28:19; Ephesians 2:14-18; 2 Corinthians 5:16-21; Revelation 5:9; 7:9
The Church of Jesus Christ is the last instrument that God is using to extend His kingdom prior to the second coming of Christ.
Matthew 16:18; Ephesians 1:20-23; 3:10
The local church is autonomous; it is self-governing, self-supporting, and self-propagating in its mature state.
Acts 2; 13:1-4
The biblical form of church government is a plurality of elders with a Lead Pastor who all qualify on the basis of 1 Timothy 3 in spiritual life, character, domestic life and ruling ability.
Every believer in Christ must be subject to God’s authority in a specific local church for spiritual protection and long-term fruitfulness.