The basic beliefs of our congregation are found under the following categories below. They are divided into four main categories: Belong, Grow, Serve, and Share. Each letter of the category forms an acroynym to help us remember the basic Bible points. Listed below each description are links to the Sermon audio files available on each topic.
PDF FILE: BELONG HANDOUTS
Audio on the B.E.L.O.N.G. category
We are BAPTIZED in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of our sins and to receive the gift of the Holy Spirit (Acts 2:38).
We are to EXALT Christ in everything we do (Ephesians 2:8-10).
We need to learn to LOVE others the way God loves us (Galatians 5:13-15).
We are to be ONE in unity and Spirit (Ephesians 4:1-6).
We have NEW LIFE through the Gift of the Holy Spirit (Romans 8:1-17).
We are commissioned by Jesus to GO share the good news of Jesus to the entire world (Matthew 28:19-20).
Audio on the G.R.O.W. category
By GRACE we grow in the knowledge and wisdom of Jesus Christ (2 Peter 3:18).
Through REPENTANCE we make the changes necessary to be more like Christ (2 Corinthians 10:7)
By prayer, the Word of God, and the work of the Holy Spirit we desire to OBEY the Lord in everything (1 Peter 1:2)
We grow in WISDOM when we put into practice by repentance and obedience the knowledge we have of Christ Jesus (Philippians 4:8-9)
Audio on the S.E.R.V.E. category
The Holy Spirit has gifted each Christian with certain STRENGTHS to be used in service to God.
The apostle Paul reminds us to be expert builders and to EXCEL in the service God calls us to do.
Serving in the name of Jesus is REWARDING in so many ways.
Jesus teaches us that one of the best ways to have VICTORY over evil is to serve others to the glory of God.
Jesus is our great EXAMPLE of serving and as we mature, we are to be an EXAMPLE of serving to others.
Audio on the S.H.A.R.E. category
Jesus told us that his main mission, which is also to be ours to is to SEEK and save the lost.
Jesus tells us that the HARVEST is plenty, but the problem is that there are not enough laborers (those sharing the gospel).
Paul declares that we are AMBASSADORS of Christ, sharing the message of reconcilation.
When a sinner is saved, we REJOICE, along with the angels in heaven.
We share the Good News of Jesus with others so that they may know they have ETERNAL LIFE.