About

What is Most Important to Us

  • The Bible: authoritative, inerrant, our standard for truth and obedience

  • Living the Christian Life: we believe that all aspects of our lives are to be lived to the glory of God under the Lordship of Jesus Christ as we wait for the day of his glorious appearing.

  • Prayer: individual and corporate prayer as crucial in doing God’s work

  • Equipping Believers for a passion-driven, gift-based ministry

  • Missions: taking Christ to the nations by giving, praying, and going.

 

How We Do MInistry

  • Traditional Worship: Traditional hymnal music and communion

  • Children’s Church: Age appropriate scripture lessons to grow our youth

  • Nursery services during our 10:00 am Worship Service to care for our youngest members

  • Sunday School offerings for spiritual growth and relationship building

  • Community missions through our Blessings Box and contribution to various Putnam County missions

Bibles
 

What We Believe

God

There is one God. He is the Creator and Ruler of the universe. He eternally exists in three personalities: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. These three are co-equal and one. He is perfect in His many attributes of holiness, love, power, knowledge, justice and mercy.

Genesis 1:126273:22 | 2 Corinthians 13:14 | 1 Peter 1:2 | Matthew 28:19 | Psalm 90:2

 

Jesus Christ

Jesus Christ is God’s Son. He is co-equal with the Father. He is both God and man. He was born of a virgin. He lived a sinless, human life and offered Himself as the perfect sacrifice for the sins of His people by dying on a cross. He died to become a substitutionary atonement for the sins of His people. He arose from the dead after three days to demonstrate His power over sin and death. He ascended to Heaven’s glory and will return again someday to earth to reign as King of Kings and Lord of Lords.

Matthew 1:22-23  |  Romans 1:3-4  |  Hebrews 4:14-15  |  Isaiah 9:6  |  Acts 1:9-11  |  John 1:1-514:10-3014:16-17

 

The Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit is co-equal with the Father and the Son of God. He is the divine helper, assistant, counselor and instructor. He is present in the world to make man aware of their need for Jesus Christ. He also lives in every Christian from the moment of salvation. He provides the Christian with power for living, understanding of spiritual truth and guidance in doing what is right. He gives every believer a spiritual gift when they are saved. As Christians, we seek to live under His control daily.  The Holy Spirit indwells God’s people and enables them to trust Christ and follow Him. Faith is the gracious gift of God.

2 Corinthians 3:17  |  Acts 1:8  |  Ephesians 1:135:18  |  John 16:7-1314:16-27  |  1 Corinthians 2:123:16  |  Galatians 5:25

 

God's Word

The Bible is God’s Word to us. It was written by human authors, under the supernatural guidance of the Holy Spirit. It is the supreme source of truth for Christian beliefs and living. The Bible is inspired by God and is the truth without any mixture of error. It is the sole authority for life.

 

The Trinity

We believe in the Holy Trinity.  There is one God, infinite and unchanging, who exists eternally in three persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.

 

Man and Sin

We believe that all people are sinners by nature, are guilty in God’s sight, and are totally unable to save themselves from God’s displeasure. His free grace alone provides a way of salvation.

 

The Salvation of Man

Salvation is God’s free gift to us. We receive this gift through repentance and faith in Jesus Christ alone. Repentance means turning away from our sin and turning toward Christ. Faith means trusting in Christ alone for the remission of our sins. When we place our faith in Jesus Christ, His perfect obedience is credited to us so that God sees us as the righteousness of Christ. Every person who truly is saved is eternally secure in the Lord Jesus Christ and will spend eternity in heaven, while those who die in their sins will spend eternity in Hell.


Eternal salvation from sin, death and hell is the free gift of God’s grace, and is based solely upon man’s personal faith and belief in Jesus Christ.  He voluntarily died as a substitutionary sacrifice for our sins and arose bodily from the dead, thus guaranteeing our own resurrection to eternal life.  This salvation is not received by, nor based on, any sacrament, merit, or good work on our part.  This one who receives Christ’s salvation is eternally secure.


Romans 6:23  |  Titus 3:5  |  John 14:61:12  |  Galatians 3:26  |  Ephesians 2:8-9  |  Romans 5:1

 

Eternal Security

God gives us eternal life through Jesus Christ. If you have made a genuine commitment of faith in Jesus, you cannot lose your salvation. Salvation is maintained by the grace and power of God, not by the self-effort of the Christian. God’s grace and power enable us to persevere in faith until the end.


John 10:29  |  Ephesians 2:1-10  |  1 Peter 1:3-5  |  Hebrews 7:2510:1014  |  2 Timothy 1:12

 

Human Beings

Human beings are made in the spiritual image of God, to be like Him in character. As the supreme object of God’s creation, we were designed for dignity. However, Adam’s sin catapulted the creation into a fallen state and plunged all his descendants into depravity. Thus, all of us are marred by rebellion and disobedience, which is called “sin,” toward God. Sin separates people from God and causes many problems in life.


Genesis 1:27  |  Psalm 8:3-6  |  Romans 3:23  |  Isaiah 53:6a59:1-2