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CHURCH CONSTITUTION

The Word of God

We believe that the Bible is the Word of God, fully inspired and without error in the original manuscripts. Written under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit and that it has supreme authority in all matters of faith and conduct.

The Trinity

We believe that there is one living and true God; eternally existing in three persons; that these are equal in every divine perfection; and that they execute distinct but harmonious office in the work of creation, providence and redemption.

God the Father

We believe in God the Father; an infinite, personal spirit, perfect in holiness, wisdom, power and love. We believe that He concerns Himself mercifully in the affairs of mankind, that He hears and answers prayer and that He saves from sin and death all who come to Him through Jesus Christ.

Jesus Christ

We believe in Jesus Christ, God’s only begotten Son, conceived by the Holy Spirit. We believe in His virgin birth, sinless life, miracles and teachings. We believe in His substitutionary atoning death, bodily resurrection, ascension into heaven, perpetual intercession for His people and personal, visible return to earth.

The Holy Spirit

We believe in the Holy Spirit who came forth from the Father and Son to convict the world of sin, righteousness and judgment, and to regenerate, sanctify, give gifts and empower all who believe in Jesus Christ. We believe that the Holy Spirit indwells every believer in Christ and that He is an abiding helper, teacher and guide.

Regeneration

We believe that all people are sinners by nature and by choice and are therefore under condemnation. We believe that those who repent of their sins and trust in Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord are regenerated by the power of the Holy Spirit.

The Church

We believe in the universal church, a living spiritual body of which Christ is the head and all regenerated persons are members. We believe in the local church, consisting of a company of believers in Jesus Christ, baptized on a credible profession of faith and associated for worship, work and fellowship. We believe that God has laid upon the members of the local church the primary task of giving the Gospel of Jesus Christ to a lost world.

Godly Sexuality

We believe God’s plan for human sexuality is to be expressed only within the context of marriage and that God created man and woman as unique biological persons made to complete each other. God instituted monogamous marriage between male and female as the foundation of the family and basic structure of human society. For this reason, we believe that marriage is exclusively the union of one genetic male and one genetic female. Furthermore, our facility(s) and staff will not host/conduct any gay (homosexual) marriage.

Sanctity of Life

We believe that human life is sacred from conception to its natural end and that we must have concern for the physical and spiritual needs of our fellowman.

Christian Conduct

We believe that Christians should live for the glory of God and the wellbeing of their fellow men and women, that their conduct should be as faithful stewards of their possessions and that they should seek to realize for themselves and others the full status of maturity in Christ.

The Ordinances

We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ has committed two ordinances to the local church; baptism and the Lord’s Supper. We believe that Christian baptism is the immersion of a believer in water into the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. We believe that the Lord’s Supper was instituted by Christ for the commemoration of His death. We believe that these two ordinances should be observed and administered until the return of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Religious Liberty

We believe that every human being has direct relations with God and is responsible to God alone in all matters of faith.

The Last Things

We believe in the personal and visible return of the Lord Jesus Christ to earth and the establishment of His kingdom. We believe in the resurrection of the body, the final judgment, the eternal felicity of the righteous and the endless suffering of the wicked.

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