We believe it is the inspired, infallible and authoritative word of God. As such it is our final authority for all matters of Christian faith and practice.
We believe in one God, existing eternally as three Persons, the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit and that each person is fully God.
God the Father
We believe that the Father is fully God; that His Fatherhood is eternal and personal and that He is the Father of our Lord Jesus and of all who believe in Christ.
The Lord Jesus Christ
We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ is fully God and became fully man, born of a virgin and that he lived a sinless life. He died on the Cross as the perfect sacrifice for sin, rose bodily from the dead and then ascended into heaven. All who repent of sin and by faith receive Jesus as Saviour, find cleansing and forgiveness. In Him is the total and absolute answer to all the needs of humanity. We keenly anticipate his return as King of Kings and Lord of Lords.
The Holy Spirit
We believe that the Holy Spirit is fully God and that He is one with the Father and the Son. We believe that He indwells every believer and through this all believers are included in the Body of Christ. The Spirit gave gifts for the establishing of the church and continues to give gifts for the growing of the church. He progressively transforms believers to become more like Jesus and it is by His power that the Christian is enabled to live a life like Jesus.
We believe that although man was created in the image of God and to share a relationship with Him, when Adam and Eve sinned, this relationship was broken. This brokenness has been passed down to all humanity and so God now says that we stand guilty before Him until we are declared righteous through faith in Jesus Christ.
We believe that salvation is initiated by the grace of God and is available to all because of the death of Jesus. We become God’s children through our faith in Him, not through our good works.
Heaven and Hell
We believe that both those who are saved and those who reject Christ will be resurrected to stand before God. As sin separates us from God in this life, so it does after death. God’s desire is that that all would choose salvation and eternal life and that no-one should suffer eternal punishment.
The Second Coming
Jesus Christ will soon come again to gather His Church to Himself and set up His eternal Kingdom on earth.
The Church and the Great Commission
We believe that those who have received Jesus Christ as their Savour and have been born again by the Holy Spirit make up the Church. We believe that the Great Commission is the joyful privilege of the Church - that is, to make disciples of all nations, teaching them to obey all that Christ has commanded.
We believe that baptism by immersion in water is the outward expression of an inward decision to follow Christ - it is a personal identification with Jesus’ death and resurrection.
We believe that Jesus commanded us to remember His sacrifice for us by regularly sharing bread and wine together.