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Doctrinal Statement

No one has every aspect of their belief system figured out. Many of us are still in process. We welcome all to ask questions and discover who Jesus is and the implications of HIs life and teachings. 

That being said, we are guided by a national organization that is founded on the following statement of belief. We hope this offers clarity and something to aim for in our discovery process.

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The only true God, the almighty Creator of all things,
existing eternally in three persons-
Father, Son, and Holy Spirit-full of love and glory.

The unique divine inspiration,
entire trustworthiness
and authority of the Bible.

The value and dignity of all people:,
created in God's image to live in love and holiness,
but alienated from God and each other
because of our sin and guilt,
and justly subject to God's wrath.

Jesus Christ, fully human and fully divine,
who lived as a perfect example,-
who assumed the judgment due sinners
by dying in our place, and who was bodily raised
from the dead and ascended as Savior and Lord.

Justification by God's grace to all who repent,
and put their faith in Jesus Christ
alone for salvation.

The indwelling presence and transforming power
of the Holy Spirit, who gives to all believers
a new life and a new calling to obedient service.

The unity of all believers in Jesus Christ,
manifest in worshiping and witnessing churches-
making disciples throughout the world.

The victorious reign and future personal return
of Jesus Christ, who will judge all people
with justice and mercy, giving over
the unrepentant to eternal condemnation
but receiving the redeemed into eternal life.

To God be glory forever.

Adopted by the Board of Trustees
October 20, 2000

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