What we believe
We believe that all Scripture (both the Old and New Testaments) is verbally inspired by God, and is our final authority in all matters pertaining to doctrine, reproof, correction, and instruction in righteousness (II Tim. 3:16,17).
We believe in only one true God; one in essence, nature, and attributes, but existing in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit (I Jn. 5:7).
We believe in the deity of the Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, of His shed blood on Calvary for the forgiveness of our sins, of His bodily resurrection and ascension to the Father’s right hand. We do not believe that He is a way to the Father, but rather the only way through which we can receive righteousness, regeneration, sanctification, and glorification. He is, in fact, our salvation (I Cor. 1:30,31).
We believe in the baptism with the Holy Spirit expressed with speaking in tongues according to Acts 1:8; 2:4; 9:17; 10:44–46; 11:15,16; 19:6.
We believe that all who, in repentance and faith, receive the Lord Jesus as Saviour and Lord are born again (Acts 20:20,21; Rom. 10:9–13).
We believe that the redemptive work of Christ on the cross has provided healing for the human body (Matt. 8:16,17; Isa. 53:4; I Pet. 2:24).
We believe in the resurrection of the just and the unjust; one to everlasting life and one to everlasting damnation (Matt. 25:46).
The Second Coming
We believe in a literal, physical second return of the Lord Jesus Christ (I Th. 1:10; 4:16–17).
We believe that the universal church is comprised of all true believers who have received salvation through Christ (Eph. 1:22–23). We also believe in and encourage fellowship with a local church (Heb. 10:25).
Gifts of the Spirit
We believe that spiritual gifts and manifestations of the Holy Spirit are for the common good and building up of others today (I Cor. 12:7).