Scriptures, both Old and New Testaments, to be the inspired Word of God, without error in the original writings, the complete
revelation of His will for the salvation of men and the Divine and final authority for Christian faith and life.
the Holy Trinity. There is one God, Creator of all things, infinitely
perfect and eternally existing in three persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
Jesus Christ is true God and true man, having been conceived of the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary. Through His perfect life and sacrificial death he atoned for the
sins of all who will trust in Him, alone, for salvation. Further, He arose bodily from the dead,
ascended into heaven, where, at the right hand of the Majesty on High, He is now our High Priest and Advocate.
the ministry of the Holy Spirit is to glorify the Lord Jesus Christ and to convict men, regenerate the believing sinner, and
indwell, guide, instruct and empower the believer for godly living and service.
was created in the image of God but fell into sin and is, therefore, lost, and only through regeneration by the Holy Spirit
can salvation and spiritual life be obtained.
shed blood of Jesus Christ and His Resurrection provides the only ground for salvation for all who believe. Salvation, which
is our justification, sanctification and glorification, is by God alone as He sovereignly chooses those He will save. We believe
His choice is based on His grace, not on any human individual merit. .
water baptism and the Lord's Supper are ordinances to be observed by the Church during the present age. They are, however,
not to be regarded as means of salvation.
is gracious and faithful to His people not simply as individuals but as families in successive generations according to His
Christ is the Lord and Head of the Church and that every local church has the right, under Christ, to decide and govern its
will return, bodily and visibly, to judge all mankind and to receive His people to Himself. and that this "Blessed Hope" has
a vital bearing on the personal life and service of the believer.
In the bodily resurrection of the dead; of the believer to everlasting blessedness and joy with the Lord; of the unbeliever
to judgment and everlasting conscious punishment.
That all aspects of our lives are to be lived to the glory of God under the Lordship of Jesus Christ.
That although we do not hold to them in every detail, the historic Protestant confessions (Westminster, Belgic, and
1689 London Baptist ) and catechisms (Heidelberg, Larger, and Shorter) accurately reflect Biblical Christianity and serve
as resources in guiding the faith, teaching and practice of the church.