What We Believe

First Baptist Church is an independent, evangelical church.

It is our vision and passion is to see all people come to faith in Jesus Christ by conversion and to become Christ-like in character, conviction, conduct, commitment and conversation.

Key Beliefs

A.  We believe the Bible to be God’s Word, perfect, complete and without error, in its original writing. II Timothy 3:16-17; II Peter 1:20-21

B.  We believe that God in Jesus Christ came in the flesh, born of a virgin, and became our substitute for the penalty of sin that we might be redeemed unto God. John 1:1,14,29; Romans 5:1; I John 1:7,9

C.  We believe that Jesus Christ died on the cross, was buried, and the third day physically arose from the grave. That He has ascended into heaven and will one day come again. I Corinthians 15:1-5; Acts 1:11

D.  We believe that every person must personally repent of their sin and receive the Lord Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior in order to have forgiveness and cleansing of sin. Acts 4:12; 16:31; Romans 10:9-13

E.  We believe in a literal heaven for the just and a literal hell for the unjust. John 14:1-6; I Thessalonians 4:13-18; Luke 16:19-31; Revelation 20:15

Core Values

A.  FBC seeks to do all things for the glory of God.

B.  FBC seeks to make individuals aware of his or her need for salvation in Christ through the teaching of God’s Word.

C.  FBC strives to encourage indiviudal character and ideals consistent with the highest standards as taught in God’s Word.

D.  FBC strives to provide age appropriate ministries and activities that accomplish our mission and honors the Lord Jesus Christ.

E.  At FBC we desire to worship the Lord in spirit, in truth and in the beauty of holiness.  Our desire is that worship be real, relevant and relational.