Our Mission is to engage the world by fulfilling the Great Commission (Matthew 28:19-20) and to embrace the saints by adhering to the Great
Commandment (Matthew 22:36-39).
Our vision is to change the world one soul at a time by Locating, Loving, Liberating and Leading the Lost into following Christ.
Our core values are built upon a foundation of Faith, Family, Fellowship and Finance. Faith represents our belief in God as the maker of heaven and earth, and as our heavenly Father. It is also our belief and acceptance of Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. Family represents the belief that family is our first ministry and that the success of the family unit is contingent upon faith in God. Fellowship represents our connection to and contact withfriends, neighbors, co-workers, associates and even our enemies. We must love them, if we are to be taken seriously in our declaration of love for God. Finance represents our commitment to sharing with God from the resources that he has provided for us.
We believe in the one true and living God (Jeremiah 10:10). We believe that he is the creator of all things in heaven and in the earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities or powers; and that all things were created by him and for him(Colossians 1:16). We believe that he is one God and that he exists in three persons: God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit (1 Corinthians 8:6; John 10:30; John14:26).
We believe that Jesus Christ is the Word of God incarnate (John 1:1-14). We believe that he was conceived of the Holy Spirit and born of a virgin (Matthew 1:18, 23). We believe that he lived a sinless life and that after a brief earthly ministry, he sacrificed himself as the Lamb of God and as a ransom for the sins of the world (John 1:29; 2 Corinthians 5:21). We believe that after his death, burial and resurrection, ascended unto heaven and is seated at the right hand of God the Father and that he makes intercessions for us (Romans 8:34). We believe that one day soon he will come again to judge the living and the dead (2 Timothy 4:1).
We believe that the Holy Spirit is the third person of the Godhead and was sent as a comforter to the people of God after the ascension of Jesus Christ (John 14:16-17; John 14:25-27). We believe that the Holy Spirit imparts to every true believer spiritual gifts and baptizes them into the body of Christ (1 Corinthians 12). We believe that the Holy Spirit takes up residence in the body of all true believers and empowers them to become the temple of God (1 Corinthians 3:16-17). We believe that the evidence of a person being indwelt by the Holy Spirit is the manifestation of the Fruits of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22-25).
We believe that the Bible in it’s 66 books divided into the Old and New Testament is the complete revelation of God to his people. We believe that men inspired by God were led to pen the bible and that the Bible is the inerrant Word of God. We believe that the Bible speaks to every issue of humanity and that it holds that key to a relationship with God and ultimately to man’s salvation (Matthew 24:35; Matthew 5:18; Numbers 23:19; Titus 1:2).
We believe that man was created without sin and lived in a perfect place (Genesis 1:26-31). We believe that man transgressed against the commandment of God and is responsible for sin entering the world (Genesis 3:17-19). That transgression created the circumstances whereby every man, woman, boy and girl are sinful and in need of a savior (Romans 3:23; Romans 6:23; Psalm 51:5).
We believe that Jesus Christ died an atoning death on the cross on behalf of all of humanity. We believe that salvation is found only through a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and acceptance of him as Lord and Savior (John 14:6; Acts 4:11-12; Romans 10:9-11).
Body of Christ / Church
We believe that when a person makes the choice to believe in their heart and confess with their mouth that Jesus Christ is Lord that the Holy Spirit takes us residence in the body of that person and that they are baptized into the Body of Christ. We believe that as a member of the Body of Christ we become recipients of the all of the blessings bestowed upon the Body of Christ and we become responsible to bear all of the burdens of the Body of Christ
(Romans 12:1-2; Ephesians 4:1-16; Hebrews 10:25).
Baptism / Communion
We believe that baptism and communion are the two ordinances of the church as mandated by the Bible. We believe that baptism by immersion in water is an outward manifestation and declaration of an inward change. It is the physical identification of a person, who has accepted Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, with his death, burial and resurrection. It is commanded of the Lord that believers be baptized (Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 2:38). Communion is the commemoration of the last supper that Jesus Christ shared with his disciples which highlights the Lord’s sacrifice in the breaking of his body (bread) and the shedding of his blood (wine) (1 Corinthians 11:23-25).