We believe in THE HOLY SCRIPTURE: Accepting fully the writings of the Old and New Testaments as the inerrant Word of God, verbally inspired in all parts and therefore altogether sufficient as our only infallible and authoritative rule of faith and practice.
We believe in THE ONE TRUE GOD who is revealed to us as Father, Son, & Holy Spirit..
We believe in THE LORD JESUS CHRIST who gave himself in death on the cross, bearing there the sin of the world, and suffering its full penalty of divine wrath in our stead, rose from the grave in a glorified body; that as our high priest he ascended into Heaven, there to appear before God as our Advocate and Intercessor.
We believe in the HOLY SPIRIT: who is the Third Person of the Trinity, and the divine Agent in nature, revelation, and redemption; and He convicts the world concerning sin, righteousness and judgment.
We believe ALL MEN ARE BY NATURE AND CHOICE SINFUL AND LOST.
We believe in SALVATION BY GRACE THROUGH FAITH.
We believe in RIGHTEOUS LIVING AND GODLY WORKS.We believe in THE EXISTENCE OF SATAN.
We believe in the SECOND COMING OF CHRIST.
We believe in FUTURE LIFE, BODILY RESURRECTION AND ETERNAL JUDGMENT.
We believe in the DIVISION OF CHURCH AND STATE.
We believe in the PRIESTHOOD OF ALL BELIEVERS.
We believe in the IMPORTANCE OF THE LOCAL CHURCH.
We believe in the INDEPENDENCE AND AUTONOMY OF THE LOCAL CHURCH.
We believe in the ORDINANCES GIVEN TO THE LOCAL CHURCH: BAPTISM AND THE LORD’S SUPPER.
(A fuller version of our Statement of Faith and Points of Conviction with Biblical support is distributed in the First Steps/New Members Class)