To organize a close fellowship of ministers and churches of like precious faith, free from political power or monetary advantages on the part of any person. We are totally dedicated to win the lost to Christ, to encourage hearts of believers, to administer to the needs of any who are distressed. To strive to be one, that we may carry out the great commission which Jesus gave us. We are united to forward the Gospel in every conceivable way by building churches, schools, developing camps, establishing a foreign and home missionary department with definite goals. To ordain and license ministers to the work of the Gospel as evangelists, pastors and missionaries and to send them forth to fulfill these duties.
Our mission is to join churches and ministers of like precious faith, free from political power or monetary advantages on the part of any person. Our goal is to reach the lost, despite the cost, knowing this is the job of the church.
The Holy Scriptures: We believe that all scriptures are divinely inspired of God, that it was an inbreathing of God through those who gave it to us. Men wrote not of their own will, but as they were moved upon by the Spirit of God. (II Peter 1:21.)
The Trinity: We believe that there are three persons in the Godhead; the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit and these three are one in unity, in purpose, and in love. They cannot be separate in worship for they are one in the Godhead.(I John 5:7, Matt.28:19, John 14:16,26)
Repentance: We believe that repentance is a Godly sorrow for sin and includes conviction of sin, hatred of sin, forsaking sin and turning to God. (II Corinthians 7:10.)
Salvation: We believe that except a man be born again, he cannot enter the Kingdom of Heaven (John 3:5). This new birth is a change of heart expressed in life, wrought by the spirit of God in regenerative power, so that we become new creatures in Christ (2 Corinthians 5:17).
Water Baptism: We believe that water baptism is a type of death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ. By our submitting to it, we identify ourselves with His death, His burial, and His resurrection. It is not a saving ordinance but is an outward symbol of an inward grace; repentance and faith on the part of the individual being the condition to receive baptism. Our Lord commanded His disciples to teach all nations baptizing them in the Name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost.
Baptism In The Holy Spirit: We believe that all believers should seek to know more about the Lord in His fullness and power. Jesus told us that "when the Holy Ghost is come upon you, ye shall receive power to be witnesses unto me," (Acts 1:8) therefore, we need the Baptism in His Spirit for our lives to have the power to witness for Him. We do believe in the supernatural, physical manifestation of speaking with other tongues. (Acts 2:4, 10:44-46 and 19:6). We believe that the speaking in tongues is the initial evidence that one has received the gift of the Holy Ghost.
Gifts Of The Spirit: We believe the Holy Spirit gives His gifts unto each as He will. We believe that the Gifts of the Spirit that were manifested in the early Church are for the Church today and that they should be sought by all believers. This still being the Dispensation of the Holy Spirit. (I Corinthians 12:8-10 and 14:1.)
Divine Healing: Divine healing has been demonstrated both in the Old and New Testaments. It was the credentials of the early church. We believe from the Scriptures that it was given to the church today and until Jesus comes. Divine healing is wrought by the Spirit of God, as the administrator of the church, when we come believing and according to the Scriptures. (Mark 16:18, Matt 10, James 5:14-16)
The Lord's Supper: We believe that the believers in Christ should partake of this sacrament in remembrance of the finished work of Calvary until He comes again. We do not hold closed communion, but it is open to all believers in Christ who might be in our midst, whether a member of our Church or not. The apostle Paul encourages us to have great reverence for this ordinance. It is a time of fellowshipping as the Body of Christ. (1 Corinthians 11:28-30)
Second Coming Of Christ: We believe Jesus Christ's coming is imminent. We should seek to live and work in view of His soon coming. (Matthew 24, John 14:3, Acts 1:11 and I Thessalonians 4:14-19).
Heaven: We believe in heaven, a literal place that Jesus has gone to prepare for us. It is the dwelling place of God. John 14:2.
Hell: We believe that all who refuse God's plan of salvation will be eternally lost and will go to hell where the worm dieth not and the fire is not quenched. This place will ultimately be cast into the lake of fire with the devil and his angels.
Judgement: We believe that everyone must meet God in Judgement some time. We believe that there are different judgments. At Calvary when one accepts the plan of salvation for himself, he has had his sins judged in Christ's atoning work. Self-judgment should be carried out by each believer. We should judge our acts and works in light of God's Word.
Judgement Seat of Christ: We believe that all believers will appear in heavenlies before the Judgement Seat of Christ to give an account of the deeds done in the body and to receive their rewards for faithful service.
Judgement of Wicked Dead: We believe that all the wicked dead will stand before God to be judged also for the extent of their wickedness, before receiving their position in the eternal lake of fire.
Resurrection: We believe in the resurrection from the dead and that there will be a resurrection of both the just and the unjust. The just first unto a resurrection of the life and the unjust to a resurrection of damnation. The resurrection will not be together, but will be separated by approximately a period of one thousand years. We believe that the resurrected saints who are blessed and have apart in the first resurrection will be raised with glorified bodies, like unto that which our blessed Lord was raised.
Adultery And Homosexuality: Due to the apparent lowering of standards and the permissiveness of society in general, we re-affirm our commitment to the scriptures opposition to extra marital sex and homosexuality.