Core Truths

1 2 Tim 3:16-17; 1 Cor 2:12-13
2 Mt 28:19; 2 Cor 13:14
3 Romans 5:6-19
4 Luke 1:26-35; John 1:18; Isiah 7:14, 9:6-7; Col 1:19, 29
Romans 4:25; 1 Cor 15:1-8
Acts 2:33, 5:31; 1 Peter 3:21-22
9 1 Cor 11:23-25
10 Eph 4:13
11 Acts 1:11, 1 Thess 4:16-17

1. Holy Bible

Divinely inspired Word of God

2. Triune God

One living and true God, existing in three distinct persons, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit

3. Fall of Man

All humans are born with a sinful nature, and are sinners by choice

4. Jesus Christ

Fully God and fully man yet without sin—died in our place and for our sins

5. Salvation

All who repent and trust Jesus Christ as Savior are made alive

6. Baptism

A mark of our union with him and his body

7. Holy Spirit

Tangible experience of God’s empowering presence—abides within all believers, setting them apart—guiding, strengthening, and teaching us

8. The Church

Universal church, a living spiritual body of which Christ is the head and local church—company of believers, tasked with making the good news of Jesus known to the world

9. Lord’s Supper

An expression of our participation in his death and eternal life

10. Discipleship

Spirit-filled life and the ongoing work of the Spirit to transform the believer’s character

11. Last Things

Personal and visible return of Jesus to the earth to judge the living and the dead



What's Most

1. God’s Sovereignty

The center of gravity in the solar system of Christian truth—producing believers and churches that are humble yet confident

2. God’s Grace

Grace declares that God’s love for us is unconditional, unchanging, and complete.

3. God’s Word & Holy Spirit

Preaching from the Bible, allowing the Holy Spirit to break in to guide us

4. Worship

God’s character and loving commitment to us fuels a passionate response of worship.

5. Community

Develop honest and close relationships—committed to serve and care for each other, demonstrating the love of Jesus

6. Mission

God has made all of us to be witnesses and ambassadors.

7. Prayer

God not only desires His people to pray, but He also hears and answers prayer.

8. Serving

We don’t serve to simply get a job done, but to imitate Christ

9. Hospitality

Words, actions, and attitudes of love and acceptance towards others

10. Generosity

God is generous—a giver not a taker.

11. Team Leadership

Leaders with various gifts serve His church as a team

12. Servant Leadership

Jesus was willing to lay down His life for the sheep. Leaders in a church should do likewise.