What We Believe

We believe in God the Father who concerns himself personally with every human being.
We believe in Jesus Christ, God’s only Son and Savior.
We believe in the Holy Spirit who empowers, comforts, and leads Christians into all truth.
We believe that all persons without exception are created in the image of God and deserve respect.
We believe the Bible is the divinely inspired Word of God and a believer’s guide to faith and living.
We believe Scripture is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting, training, and equipping Christians.
We believe scriptural truth must be applied to every aspect of life and relationships.
We believe sin impacts every human being, resulting in true moral guilt and separation from God.
We believe salvation is available only through faith in Jesus Christ.
We believe that the Church is the living, visible body of Christ in the world.
We believe that all Christians everywhere are members of Christ’s universal body, the Church.
We believe attending a local congregation is essential for worship, nurture, equipping, and service.
We believe that Christians can utilize sound psychological principles in harmony with God’s word.
We believe that all Christians are involved in a process of growth toward wholeness in Christ.
We believe maturity and wholeness in Christ is the final goal of all Christian ministry.
We believe that integrating scriptural truth and solid helping principles assists in personal growth.
We believe that prayer is an essential tool and resource in Christian healing, growth, and maturity.
We believe that Christians must cooperate with the Holy Spirit in the helping and growth process.