We Believe:
  • In the verbal inspiration of the Bible.

  • In one God eternally existing in three persons; namely, the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.

  • That Jesus Christ is the only begotten Son of the Father, conceived of the Holy Ghost, and born of the Virgin Mary. That Jesus was crucified, buried, and raised from the dead. That He ascended to heaven and is today at the right hand of the Father as the Intercessor.

  • That all have sinned and come short of the glory of God and that repentance is commanded of God for all and necessary for forgiveness of sins.

  • That justification, regeneration, and the new birth are wrought by faith in the blood of Jesus Christ.

  • In sanctification subsequent to the new birth, through faith in the blood of Christ; through the Word, and by the Holy Ghost.

  • Holiness to be God's standard of living for His people.

  • In the baptism with the Holy Ghost subsequent to a clean heart.

  • In speaking with other tongues as the Spirit gives utterance and that it is the initial evidence of the baptism of the Holy Ghost.

  • In water baptism by immersion, and all who repent should be baptized in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.

  • Divine healing is provided for all in the atonement.

  • In the Lord's Supper and washing of the saints' feet.

  • In the premillennial second coming of Jesus. First, to resurrect the righteous dead and to catch away the living saints to Him in the air. Second, to reign on the earth a thousand years.

 
Our Mission:

1. Prayer

We commit ourselves to making prayer the highest priority of the church demonstrated by:

-Our church being a house of prayer for all nations.
-Emphasizing communication with God as the highest privilege and greatest responsibility of every member.
-Modeling by all church leadership of an active and effective prayer life.
-Uniting with other believers in corporate and intercessory prayer.
(Isa. 56:7; Mark 11:17; Rom. 8:26; 1 Cor. 14:14, 15; I Thess. 5:17; I Tim. 2:1-4, 8; James 5:14, 15)

 
2. Pentecostal Worship

We commit ourselves to gather regularly as the local expression of the Body of Christ to participate in Pentecostal worship that exalts God, engages the heart, mind and soul, and challenges to deeper commitment and discipleship. This commitment will be demonstrated by:
-Planning and preparing for meaningful, anointed worship.
-Equipping members and leaders into authentically expressed, spiritually alive worship.
-Modeling varying styles and forms of worship that glorify God and encouraging outreach and service.
-Emphasizing the importance of Biblical stewardship and the centrality of God’s Word as elements of worship.
(John 4:24; Psalm 29:2; Rom. 12:1; 1 Cor. 12:4-11; Isa. 58; Mat. 25:31-46)

 

3. World Evangelization

We commit ourselves to intentionally reaching the unconverted, baptizing them in water, and leading them to unite with the church. This commitment will be demonstrated by:
-Viewing all the nations of the world as our mission field.
-Encouraging members to adopt and intercede for an unreached people group.
-Doing all we can to evangelize and disciple unreached people groups inside and outside of our own regions (Matthew 28:18-20; Romans 15:19-24; Revelation 5:9).
-Cultivating a genuine passion for the lost that will compel members to personally communicate the gospel of Jesus and demonstrate His love to all.
-Discipling new believers and passing on our faith to the next generation.
-Practicing life-style evangelism.
(Mat. 9:37-38; Mat. 28:19-20; Mark 16:15-18; Acts 1:8; Rom. 10:13-15)

 

4. Leadership Development

We commit ourselves to identifying and developing individuals whom God has called and given leadership gifts and challenging them to become servant-leaders. We will demonstrate our commitment by:
-Creating an environment in which men and women with ministry gifts are developed to serve as servant-leaders.
-Equipping, empowering and releasing lay leaders to serve as ministry partners both inside and outside the local church.
-Providing relevant resources and training opportunities for laity.
-Communicating the vision of the Pastor to the congregation and to organize the body and each of its ministry groups so the vision can be realized.
(Mark 3:13-15; 2 Tim. 2:2; 2:15; 3:14-17; Eph. 4:11-13)

 

5. Care

We commit ourselves to the challenge of being a church that genuinely cares for one another and for those who are lost, hurting and needy. We will demonstrate our commitment by:
-Building loving, caring relationships within families, between members, and within the communities we serve.
-Obeying the Care Commission of Christ in Matthew 25.
-Cultivating compassion and showing mercy to the unloved, the undesirable and the unreached of our society.
-Establishing outreach ministries that demonstrate our genuine concern and love for our community.
(Psa. 86:15; Mat. 25; Luke 6:36; Acts 20:28)

 

FAQ:
Why Do We Stand And Sing?

The Bible Says:
"And the Levites,…of the children of the Korhites, stood up to praise the Lord God of Israel with a loud voice on high" (2 Chronicles 20:19).
"After this I beheld, and lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands; and cried with a loud voice, saying, Salvation to our God which sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb" (Revelation 7:9-10).

 

Why Do We Raise Our Hands?

The Bible Says:
"So I will praise You as long as I live; at Your name, I will lift up my hands." (Psalm 63:4)
"Lift up your hands in the holy place and praise the Lord!" {Psalm 134:2)
"Therefore, I want the men in every place to pray, lifting up holy hands without anger or argument." (1 Timothy 2:8).

 

Why Do We Clap Our Hands?

The Bible Says:
"O clap your hands all ye people; shout unto God with the voice of triumph" (Psalm 47:1 ).

 

Why Do We Give Audible Praise To God?

The Bible Says:
“And when they heard that, they lifted up their voice to God with one accord, and said, Lord, thou art God, which hast made heaven, and earth, and the sea…” (Acts 4:24)
“I sought the LORD, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.” (Psalm 34:4)
"Bless the Lord. O my soul: and all that is within me bless His holy name" (Psalm 103:1)

 

Why Do We Speak In Tongues?

The Bible Says:
"For if I pray in another language, my spirit prays, but my understanding is unfruitful. What then? I will pray with the spirit, and I will also pray with my understanding. I will sing with the spirit, and I will also sing with my understanding." (1 Corinthians 14:14-15)
"Therefore, my brothers, be eager to prophesy, and do not forbid speaking in other languages." (1 Corinthians 14:39)
"I wish all of you spoke in other languages, but even more that you prophesied. The person who prophesies is greater than the person who speaks in languages, unless he interprets so that the church may be built up." (1 Corinthians 14:5)
"If any person speaks in another language, there should be only two, or at the most three, each in turn, and someone must interpret." (1 Corinthians 14:27)

 

Why Do We Pray In The Alter?

The altar is a place of consecration
The altar is a place of confession and repentance
The altar is a place of surrender
The altar is a place of prayer
The altar is a place to receive the Baptism of the Holy Spirit
The altar is a place of healing
The altar is a place of worship

 

The Bible Says:
"...unto the place of the altar, which he had made there at the first: and there Abram called on the name of Jehovah." (Genesis 13:4)
"So he built an altar there, called on the name of Yahweh, and pitched his tent there..." (Genesis 26:25)
"And he (Manasseh) repaired the altar of the LORD, and sacrificed thereon peace offerings and thank offerings, and commanded Judah to serve the LORD God of Israel." (2 Chr 33:16)
"Then will I go unto the altar of God, unto God my exceeding joy: yea, upon the harp will I praise thee, O God my God." (Psa 43:4)

 

Why Do We Anoint With Oil And Pray For The Sick?

The Bible Says:
“Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord: And the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him.” (James 5:14-15)

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