What we Believe

What we Believe

Our Doctrinal Basis

(a) The Divine inspiration, inerrancy and supreme authority of the Holy Bible.
(b) The existence of One God in three persons – the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.
(c) The deity and incarnation of the Lord Jesus Christ, who is the Son of God and the Second Person in the Holy Trinity.
(d) The fallen, sinful and lost state of humanity.
(e) The salvation of individuals from the punishment and power of sin through the perfect obedience of the Lord Jesus Christ, His atoning death, His resurrection from death, His ascension to the right hand of the Father and His unchanging priesthood.
(f) The immediate work of the Holy Spirit in the regeneration of individuals, in their sanctification and in their preservation to the Heavenly Kingdom of the Lord Jesus Christ.
(g) The prerequisites for salvation are repentance towards God and faith in the Lord Jesus Christ.
(h) The resurrection of the dead, and the final judgment of all individuals by the Lord Jesus Christ.

Divine Ordinances
(These shall be observed by the Church and are an on-going obligation.)

(a) Baptism is the immersion of believers upon the profession of their faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, and a symbol of the fellowship of the regenerate in His death, burial and resurrection.
(b) The Lord’s Supper is a regular memorial of the sacrifice of the body and blood of the Lord Jesus Christ, until He comes.

Principles of Church Life

(a) Leadership – The Pastors, Elders and Deacons of the Church appointed by God and elected by the members, shall lead the congregation in accordance with Scripture.
(b) Worship and Fellowship – The congregation shall meet together for worship on the Lord’s day and at other opportune times.
(c) Teaching – The congregation shall be taught regularly, diligently, and systematically the truth of the Holy Bible.
(d) Evangelism – The church shall be trained and encouraged to share the Gospel so that every member may be a faithful witness for the Lord Jesus Christ.
(e) Involvement – Every member of the church shall be encouraged to play an active part, so far as is possible, in the life and ministry of the church.
(f) Social Ministry – The church shall seek to serve the temporal as well as the spiritual needs of people in the local community and beyond, according to Christ’s example and teaching.
(g) Stewardship – Tithing of income shall be held before the congregation as an appropriate guide to Christian giving for the work of the Lord.