Statement of Beliefs
 
God: 

There is only one God (Deuteronomy 6:4). He is the creator of heaven and earth, and of all living beings. He has revealed Himself to humanity as the Father (Creator), in the son (Savior), and as the Holy Ghost (indwelling Spirit).

The Bible:

We believe in the Holy Bible (both Old & New Testaments) as the inspired word of God. It is free from all error, complete in its revelation and serves as the final authority for the Christian life and faith

Salvation:

· We believe that the bible teaches that man has a sin nature (Genesis 8:21). This came about because of the loss of dominion (control of the flesh) originally given to man by God (Gen 1:28). The result of this loss of dominion are sins (Ephesians 2:1).  And sins bring death (James 1:15).  We believe that the message of salvation that delivers us from sins, and the sin nature is found in the words of Jesus to Nicodemus.

John 3:5  Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.

· We believe that this command was put into practice on the day of Pentecost by the apostles and is the example that the apostolic church both taught and practiced.

Acts 2:38  Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost

· We believe the evidences and manifestations of the holy spirit are given by scripture.

Acts 2:1  ¶And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. 2.  And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they  were sitting. 3. And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them. 4. And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.

Mark 16:16  He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned. 17:  And  these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues; 18  They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the  sick, and they shall recover.

The Church:

We believe that the church is the body of believers who have obeyed the salvation message as  outlined by Jesus (John 3:5). And are being led by the spirit (Romans 8:14)

Doctrine:

We believe the original teachings, commands, and church practices as carried out by the New Testament church is the sole authority and foundation for church doctrine and as reiterated by the Apostle Paul.
Galatians 1:8  But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have  preached unto you, let him be accursed.

Eternal Life:

We believe in the resurrection of the dead.  The first resurrection for those who are Christ’s.  Those living and once dead being “changed”, made immortal, and gathered to Him (1 Thessalonians 4:15-21).  Those in the second resurrection to be raised for judgment for acts committed in the body (Revelation 20:5-6).

The End Time:

We believe in the bodily return of Jesus to the earth to set up his Kingdom with his church (Acts 1:11).