WE BELIEVE IN THE BIBLE
This means that the Bible is both human and divine.
God has used regular people like you and me to tell His story.
This means that everything the Bible says is completely trustworthy.
It's a perfect book that communicates a perfect message.
This means that the Bible holds everything that we need to know about God, ourselves, and the way we live.
we believe IN one god
He's been around forever
This means that God had no beginning and He will have no end. He's always been there and He will always be there.
HE EXISTS IN THREE PERSONS
This means that God is a family.
He is Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
HE IS HOLY
This means that God is perfect and everything He does is perfect, too.
we believe in jesus christ
he's the son of god
This means that He is God.
He's not just a good teacher or a moral example to follow.
He's actually God.
HE'S THE SON OF MAN
This means that He is human.
He entered into our world as one of us, going through all the things that we go through, yet without sin.
He died to give us life
Jesus loved us perfectly.
He showed us His love by dying in our place.
HE'S ALIVE TO GIVE US HOPE
Jesus didn't stay dead. He was raised from the dead.
Right now, He's living and is seated at the right hand of His Father.
we believe in the holy spirit
This means that He isn't just some invisible, mystical force.
he lives in us
This means that He's always there.
He speaks to us, reminds us of God's goodness, keeps us in God's family, and makes us more like Jesus.
he gives us gifts
The Spirit gives us gifts that help us to live like Jesus and strengthen God's family.
we believe in the gospel
we are more broken than we can imagine
There is something deeply wrong with this world. It's called sin and it is the reason behind every broken thing.
It's the reason for death, sickness, failed relationships, and our decaying environment.
Sin breaks everything around us, including us.
we are more loved than we can hope or dream
Broken things can be made new again.
At the cross, Jesus was broken by sin so we could be saved from it.
At His resurrection, Jesus assured us that death is not the end of our story.
All we have to do is trust Him.
we believe in the church
it's a body
This means that everyone who follows Jesus can't do it alone.
They become a part of something bigger than themselves.
it's the body of christ
This means that everyone who follows Jesus doesn't just become a part of something bigger than themselves .
They also represent Someone bigger than themselves.
it has a mission
The mission is to partner with God in the renewal and restoration of all things.
It happens when the Church lives in the words, works, and ways of Jesus.
we believe in the kingdoM
The Kingdom is already here because Jesus already came.
We experience God's Kingdom when we walk closely with Jesus, do what He says, and lean into the supernatural things He is doing.
The Kingdom is coming because Jesus is coming again.
He will judge all people and establish a new heaven and earth.
There will be no more sin, no death, no sickness, no pain, no grief.
All things restored. All things renewed.