Our Vision: Belong // Become // Beyond
We believe that Christian faith is a journey God leads us on, one step at a time.
In the future…
We see a church that is…
Where over 1500 members are welcomed into the fellowship of our family–loving, learning, laughing, and living in harmony and diversity together because of Christ. We see people being conformed to the image of Christ through repentance, fervent prayer, and the study of Scripture.
…relentlessly pursuing God’s presence.
Where miracles and the wonders of God are spoken about, experienced, and celebrated. We see a church passionate about the corporate and private worship of God with heartfelt praise.
…compassionately loving people.
Where the hurting, the depressed, and the confused can find love, acceptance, help, healing, forgiveness, and guidance through the presence of Jesus Christ.
…intentionally developing leaders.
Where each new generation of leaders is intentionally trained and empowered to thrive and work together on God-sized goals.
…humbly serving the community.
Where our influence is used to demonstrate God’s love in practical ways throughout our community.
…boldly sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Where lives are forever changed by the gospel and people are living on mission to tell their story locally and globally in word and in deed.
…joyfully equipping marriages and families for Christ-centered living.
Where parents are equipped to lead children, students, and young adults in a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and marriages are strengthened as we partner with them.
is the only true and living God, and He exists eternally in three Persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit, each of which is equally deserving of our worship and obedience.
is made in the image of God, to be like Him in character, the supreme object of His creation. Adam’s sin of disobedience made all of mankind subject to the wrath of God, inherently corrupt and utterly incapable of living in a manner acceptable to God. Every human born since Adam has been sinful by nature. Therefore, our salvation is entirely though faith and the redemptive death of Jesus Christ.
means every person will exist eternally either separated from God or in union with God. To be eternally separated from God is hell and to be eternally in union with Him is heaven.
is co-equal with God the Father and in His accepting the characteristics of humanity, Jesus became simultaneously both fully man and fully God. He was born of a virgin, lived a sinless human life, and laid aside His right to the prerogatives of coexistence with God, instead taking on the status of a servant. He accomplished our redemption through His sacrificial death on the cross, was resurrected, and ascended to heaven. His death was voluntary and was made in full substitution for us, that we might be freed from the punishment for our sins.
is gained by submissive faith in Christ alone, and not by any work of man. Our salvation was purchased by the shed blood of Christ. We did not deserve it. We could never earn it. We can never lose it. No power in the universe can separate God’s children from Him.
The Holy Spirit
is the third divine person of the trinity, co-equal with God the Father and Jesus the Son. His work is to convict the world of sin, to sanctify, instruct, administer spiritual gifts, empower the church for service, and seal believers to the day of redemption.
is God’s special, inerrant, and sufficient revelation to mankind. Every word of the 66 books of the Bible is God-breathed, inspired, and unique among all written religious documents.
The World to Come
is a reality and is approaching. On the last day, Christ will descend from heaven and raise the dead from the grave to final judgment, and the separation of believers and non-believers will take place. This judgment will fix forever the final state of men and women in an eternal, conscious state in heaven or in hell.