Doctrinal Statement

1.  We believe in the verbal, plenary inspiration of the Bible .We believe that God has preserved His Word for the English speaking people in the KJV of the Bible.
   2 Timothy 3:16 -17, 2 Peter 1:21

2.  We believe in one God eternally existing in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
   Matt. 28:19, John 10:30

3.  We believe that Jesus, the Son of God, was conceived of the Holy Spirit, was born of the virgin Mary, and is True God and True Man.
   Isaiah 7:14, Col. 2:9, Matt. 1:18-25

4.  We believe that man was created in the image of God; that he sinned and thereby incurred the judgment of God upon him which is death.
   Ezekiel 18:4, Psalm 51:5, Romans 3:23

5.  We believe that Jesus shed his blood on the cross and paid God’s requirement for the penalty of sin and simply trusting in his sacrifice is the only way to salvation.
   I Corinthians 15:1-4, Romans 6:23, Romans 5:8

6.  We believe in the pretribulational, premillenial return of the Lord Jesus.
   2 Thessalonians 2, Matt. 24:44, John 14: 1-6

7.  We believe that there will be eternal separation from God and everlasting punishment in a literal place of torment for those who reject God’s salvation, a place referred to in the Bible as "Hell."
   Luke 16, Revelation 20:1-10

8.  We believe in the Autonomy of the Local Church. We believe in the Baptist distinctives, and we believe that the local Church is God’s vehicle through which He chooses to work through today.
   Acts 20:28

9.  We believe in Baptism by immersion and the Lord’s Supper as the two ordinances God has given to the Church to observe today.
   Acts 2:28-41, I Corinthians 11

10.  We believe that all believers should live a separated life as the Bible commands.
   2 Corinthians 6:14-18

11.  We believe that whatever the Bible teaches we should not only believe, but make every effort to practice as a way of life.
   Philippians 4:9