Helping Disciples Become Disciplers

What We Believe

Statement of Faith

The Trinity

The Godhead is one existing eternally in three distinct and divine persons: the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.


God is fully omniscient, omnipotent, and omnipresent without the need for anything. He is the creator of heaven and earth, and the universe’s existence is solely the result of his creative and providential work.

The Son

Jesus Christ is the God-Man. Being fully God and fully man he lived a perfect life without sin. He was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died, and was buried. On the third day, Jesus Christ was raised from the grave, then ascended into heaven where he is seated at the right hand of God the Father. From there he will come again to judge the living and the dead.

The Spirit

The Spirit is fully divine and is the third person of the Godhead. He eternally proceeds from the Father and the Son. He indwells all believers, is the sole cause of regeneration, and works in and through us in sanctification.


Man was created by God uniquely apart from other creatures. Man and woman have been equally made in God’s image, but as a result of the Fall, man’s nature is marred towards iniquity and in need of redemption through Jesus Christ.

The Church

The Church is made up of all those who have put their faith in Jesus Christ. The Church is one body seeking to proclaim the glories of Christ to the lost world, and functionally serves as the means of community for the people of God.

The Gospel

The only way of salvation is through faith alone in the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. If one confesses with their mouth and believes in their heart that Jesus is Lord, they will be saved.

The Scriptures

The Bible is God’s inspired word, being truly God breathed. It is infallible and without error in its original autographs.

In affirmation with biblical orthodoxy:

  1. We believe that there is only one true, living, and eternal God and that the Godhead exists as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

  2. We believe Jesus Christ is fully God and fully man, having two natures inseparably united in one divine person without confusion, mixture, separation, or division. Each nature retains its own attributes. In the incarnation, Jesus was born of the virgin Mary, lived a perfect life among us, was crucified, dead, and buried, rose on the third day, ascended to heaven, and will come again in glory and judgment. He is the only mediator between God and man.

  3. We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, by whom the believer is regenerated and indwelt. The Holy Spirit empowers God’s people to live holy lives and to serve and glorify Christ in the world.

  4. We believe that God, by the Word of His power, created from nothing the heavens and the earth and all that is in them.

  5. We believe that the Bible is the written Word of God, inspired by the Holy Spirit and without error in the original manuscripts. Thus, the Bible is infallible and authoritative in all that it teaches.

  6. We believe that God created man in His own image for the sake of bringing honor and glory to Himself through obedience. When man disobeyed, he marred the image of God and became a fallen and sinful creature, unable to save himself.

  7. We believe that restoration between man and God is possible despite man being alienated from God and under His wrath. Restoration and salvation are available by grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone.

  8. We believe that Christians should live faithfully by serving in and through the local church, praying diligently, witnessing earnestly, practicing tolerance, showing lovingkindness, giving as God prospers, and conducting themselves in such a way as to bring glory to God.

  9. We believe that the moral Law perfectly reflects the unchangeable character of God and forever binds all people, believers as well as unbelievers.

  10. We believe the Law is the guiding ethic for the Christian. More so, that the perfect and wholly righteous life we are called to is exhibited in Jesus’s life as detailed in the Gospels.

“Christian discipleship is a decision to walk in his ways, steadily and firmly, and then finding that the way integrates all our interests, passions, and gifts, our human needs and eternal aspirations. It is the way of life we were created for.”

Eugene Peterson
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