WE BELIEVE...The Scriptures are Inspired by
God and declare His design and plan for mankind.
WE BELIEVE...There is only One True
God–revealed in three persons...Father, Son, and Holy Spirit (commonly
known as the Trinity).
WE BELIEVE...In the Deity of the Lord Jesus
Christ. As God's son Jesus was both human and divine.
WE BELIEVE...though originally good, Man
Willingly Fell to Sin–ushering evil and death, both physical and
spiritual, into the world.
WE BELIEVE...Every Person Can Have Restored
Fellowship with God Through 'Salvation' (accepting Christ's offer of
forgiveness for sin). [1 of 4 cardinal doctrines of the A/G]
WE BELIEVE...and practice two ordinances—(1) Water Baptism by Immersion after
repenting of one's sins and receiving Christ's gift of salvation, and (2) Holy Communion (the Lord's Supper) as a symbolic
remembrance of Christ's suffering and death for our salvation.
WE BELIEVE...the Baptism in the Holy Spirit is a
Special Experience Following Salvation that empowers believers
for witnessing and effective service, just as it did in New Testament times. [1
of 4 cardinal doctrines of the A/G]
WE BELIEVE... The Initial Physical Evidence of
the Baptism in the Holy Spirit is ‘Speaking in Tongues,’ as experienced
on the Day of Pentecost and referenced throughout Acts and the Epistles.
WE BELIEVE...Sanctification Initially Occurs at
Salvation and is not only a declaration that a believer is holy, but
also a progressive lifelong process of separating from evil as believers
continually draw closer to God and become more Christlike.
WE BELIEVE...The Church has a Mission to
seek and save all who are lost in sin. We believe 'the Church' is
the Body of Christ and consists of the people who, throughout time, have
accepted God's offer of redemption (regardless of religious denomination)
through the sacrificial death of His son Jesus Christ.
WE BELIEVE...A Divinely Called and Scripturally
Ordained Leadership Ministry Serves the Church. The Bible teaches that
each of us under leadership must commit ourselves to reach others for Christ, to
worship Him with other believers, and to build up or edify the body of
WE BELIEVE...Divine Healing of the Sick is a
Privilege for Christians Today and is provided for in Christ's atonement
(His sacrificial death on the cross for our sins). [1 of 4 cardinal doctrines of
WE BELIEVE...in The Blessed Hope—When Jesus
Raptures His Church Prior to His Return to Earth (the second coming). At
this future moment in time all believers who have died will rise from their
graves and will meet the Lord in the air, and Christians who are alive will be
caught up with them, to be with the Lord forever. [1 of 4 cardinal doctrines of
WE BELIEVE...in The Millennial Reign of
Christ when Jesus returns with His saints at His second coming and
begins His benevolent rule over earth for 1,000 years. This millennial reign
will bring the salvation of national Israel and the establishment of universal
WE BELIEVE...A Final Judgment Will Take
Place for those who have rejected Christ. They will be judged for their
sin and consigned to eternal punishment in a punishing lake of fire.
WE BELIEVE...and look forward to the perfect New
Heavens and a New Earth that Christ is preparing for all people,
of all time, who have accepted Him. We will live and dwell with Him there
forever following His millennial reign on Earth. 'And so shall we forever be
with the Lord!'