What We Believe

"But these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name." (John 20:31)


There are three steps to complete Christian conversion as plainly described in Acts 2:38 - 1. Repentance -- confessing and forsaking sin and calling on the Lord Jesus for salvation; 2. Water baptism in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission (cleansing) of sins. The word "baptism" means complete immersion in water (Acts 8:38). 3. Receiving the Holy Ghost, which is always verified by the supernatural sign of speaking in other tongues.


After conversion, a Christian should grow spiritually through faithful attendance of church, supporting the work of God in tithes and offerings, regular Bible study and developing a regular prayer life. Spiritual growth includes holiness and separation from the world. Holiness is outward as well as inward and includes modesty in dress and abstaining from such things as harmful habits and entertainment that is not conducive to Christian development.


The Bible reveals there is one true God, who manifested Himself in the flesh in the Man Christ Jesus and who also manifests Himself in the church through the Holy Ghost. There are not three separate persons in a triune Godhead as incorrectly taught by some Trinitarian organizations. The Biblical titles Father, Son and Holy Ghost refer to three manifestations or distinctly different ways in which God expresses Himself. He is the Father in creation, the Son in redemption and the Holy Ghost in emanation. Simply stated, the titles Father, Son and Holy Ghost describe the one true God who created all things, who also veiled Himself in flesh and came to earth to redeem fallen man and who also lives in His people as the Holy Ghost.


During His earthly ministry, Jesus Christ "went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil." (Acts 10:38). The Lord Jesus is the same yesterday, today and forever (Heb. 13:8). He still heals all who will call upon Him in faith, humility and obedience. In the church age the prayer of faith still saves (or heals) the sick (James 5:15).