Important Definition: A believer is defined as one who has repented of his or her sinfulness and placed his or her faith in the Lord Jesus Christ as Savior.
Our Commitment: In light of the importance of God’s Word, we commit ourselves to the regular reading and studying of God’s Word, both publicly and privately, with conformity to godliness being the goal, that we may be “thoroughly equipped for every good work” (2 Timothy 2:15, 3:15-17; Hebrews 4:12; 2 Peter 1:20-21; Colossians 3:16).
Our Commitment: In light of the greatness of God, we commit ourselves to the faithful worship of Him both privately and corporately. Also, understanding that God is Judge and that we will give an account to Him in eternity, we commit ourselves to strive to please Him in all that we think, say, and do. (2 Corinthians 5:9-10)
Our Commitment: In light of the reality of Satan and evil, we commit ourselves to strive to avoid all appearances of evil.
Our Commitment: We will view life as beginning at conception and is a sacred gift from God.
Our Commitment: We understand the commitment of our total beings to God is only reasonable (Romans 3:23; 6:23)
Our Commitment: In light of these important doctrines of man, his lostness, and need for salvation and sanctification, we commit ourselves to evangelizing the lost and the discipleship of the believer. (Matthew 28:19-20)
Our Commitment: In light of the importance of the church, we commit ourselves to the faithful support of the church through our attendance (unless providentially hindered), involvement and service, finances and resources, spiritual giftedness, as well as our hearts. (Romans 12, 1 Corinthians 12-14, 2 Corinthians 8-9)
Our Commitment: In light of the fact that God has ordained civil government, we commit ourselves to obey the laws of the land and to pray for our civil authorities. (Romans 13)
Our Commitment: In light of the importance of the family, we commit ourselves to strive to foster solid marriages and family relationships. (Ephesians 5, 1 Peter 3:1-7, 1 Corinthians 7) Parents will strive to “bring their children up in the ‘training and instruction of the Lord’ (Ephesians 6:1-4)
Our Commitment: In light of these important doctrines, we commit ourselves to be prepared for the Lord’s coming by striving to be pure, holy, and blameless and to seek to warn the lost and plead with them to come to the Lord in salvation.
We understand that the above statements do not by any means exhaust the content of our beliefs which are based upon the whole Bible, and that they are not intended to set a limit beyond which faith cannot go within the Word of God; but we do believe that these statements are a true presentation of sound doctrine taught in Scripture, and are therefore binding upon us Christian believers.