OUR CONVICTIONS

Ten convictions were established as the biblical priorities for this church and each one is derived directly from Scripture. We measure our faithfulness and effectiveness as a local body of believers based on this criteria. 

  1. Proclaiming the authority of God’s Word without apology.
    (2 Timothy 4:1-5; Hebrews 4:12)
  2. Worshipping God in both Spirit and truth.
    (Mark 12:30; John 4:23-24; John 12:32)
  3. Believing firmly in the power of prayer according to the will of God.
    (Luke 22:42; Ephesians 6:18; James 5:16; 1 John 5:14)
  4. Making disciples who make disciples.
    (Matthew 28:16-20; 2 Timothy 2:2)
  5. Sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with boldness.
    (Matthew 9:36-38; Acts 1:8; Romans 1:16; Ephesians 6:19-20)
  6. Giving generously because of God’s generous grace towards us.
    (Matthew 6:21; 2 Corinthians 8:9; 2 Corinthians 9:6-7)
  7. Serving with our spiritual gifts to build up the body of Christ.
    (1 Corinthians 12; 1 Thessalonians 5:11; Hebrews 10:24; 1 Peter 4:7-11)
  8. Sending resources and qualified leaders to plant new churches.
    (Acts 13:2; Titus 1:5)
  9. Celebrating God’s design for marriage, gender, and the family.
    (Genesis 1:27; Psalm 127:3-5; 1 Corinthians 11:3; Ephesians 5:22-33, 6:1-3)
  10. Protecting the flock from spiritual threats and wolves.
    (Matthew 24:4-5; Acts 20:28-32; Galatians 1:6-12; Colossians 2:4; 2 Peter 2:1-22)