WHAT WE BELIEVE – EVANGELISM AND MISSIONS

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WHAT WE BELIEVE – LAST THINGS

The moment we believe in Jesus we are transferred from the kingdom of darkness into the kingdom of God. The kingdom isn’t here in its fullness yet, but we are already citizens of the kingdom that is coming. As a church we are a kingdom outpost, meant to be a preview of the coming kingdom, […]

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WHAT WE BELIEVE – THE KINGDOM

Jesus begins his Great Commission with the most staggering claim, “All authority in heaven and earth has been given to me” (Matt 28:18). With these words, Jesus says he is the King of the Universe. He, today, God in the flesh, alive not dead, is King over everything. This is why we follow him, why […]

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WHAT WE BELIEVE – THE LORD’S DAY

The Lord’s Day is the day that Christians gather together and worship God, following the practice of churches from the time of the apostles in the New Testament (Acts 20:7; 1 Cor 16:2). It is a weekly event, intended to set the rhythm for all of life and give structure to our Christian commitment and […]

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ADVENT

This Sunday, Nov. 27, is the first day of Advent, which we begin with our Hanging of the Green service. Advent is a season of preparation that helps us as a church to look forward to the celebration of Christmas, and beyond Christmas to the second coming of Jesus Christ. During this season we remember […]

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WHAT WE BELIEVE – THE CHURCH

Our commitment to God is directly related to our commitment to a church – not the church in general, but a church – a specific group of believers in Jesus Christ who consistently come together on purpose to worship him, equip one another to follow him, serve and minister to one another, and be a […]

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WHAT WE BELIEVE – SALVATION

The good news of our salvation from sin and restoration to God in Christ by the Spirit is the central focus of the Bible, the heartbeat of our faith. The gospel message is this: • God created us to know him and live for him. • We have separated ourselves from him and his purposes […]

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WHAT WE BELIEVE – HUMANITY

Who am I, and why am I here? Those are the million-dollar questions, right? If we can begin to figure those out, we have some hope of meaning, happiness, purpose, and peace, some hope of a life that makes some kind of difference in this world. The Bible’s unique testimony is that what it means […]

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