We believe that there is one God, manifested in three persons, the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.
Genesis 1:26; Matthew 28:19-10; 2 Corinthians 13:14
We believe that Jesus is the only begotten Son of God, was born of a virgin, is wholly God and wholly man, lived a sinless life, died as a substitutionary sacrifice for the sins of mankind, was buried, arose from the grave and ascended into Heaven.
John 1:14; 3:16; Matthew 4:1-25; Luke 4:1-44; Hebrews 4:15; 2 Corinthians 4:21
We believe in the literal, bodily return of Jesus Christ to earth.
We believe that the Bible is the Word of God without any error, the sole authority for life.
2 Timothy 3:16-17; 2 Peter 1:20-21
We believe that man is a special creation of God, made in His image.
We believe that mankind fell through the sins of the first man, Adam, and that all men are sinners in need of salvation.
Genesis 3:15; Romans 5:12-15
We believe that salvation is a gift of grace from God, received through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ.
Romans 6:23; Titus 3:5; Ephesians 2:8-9; John 1:12
We believe that very person who is truly saved is eternally secure in the Lord Jesus Christ.
John 10:28-30; Ephesians 1:13-14; Hebrews 7:25; 10:10; 14
We believe that those persons who die without faith in Jesus Christ spend eternity in Hell and those persons who die with their sins forgiven, through faith in Christ, spend eternity in Heaven.
Revelation 20:14; John 3:16
We believe that water baptism is in obedience to the command of Christ and is by immersion after salvation.
We believe that the local church is the local body of baptized believers with the Lord Jesus Christ as the head.
We believe that each believer has direct access to God through the Lord Jesus Christ and the Bible, God’s Word.
1 Timothy 2:5-6; Hebrews 10:19-26
We believe in the separation of church and state, but not in the separation of God and government.
1 Peter 2:13-17
Hope is governed by the doctrinal statement named the Baptist Faith and Message as adopted by our Southern Baptist Convention on May 9, 1963. Our cooperation with the Southern Baptist Convention is for the purpose of supporting worldwide church planning and missions endeavors. Through the SBC the Cooperative Program (the world’s largest missionary organization) we help support more than 8,000 missionaries, globally.