1. 

We believe... the Bible is God's message to us
so we seek... to understand and obey its truth

 

2. 

We believe... there is one God who is three persons
so we yearn... to know Him in all of His complexity and beauty

 

3. 

We believe... Jesus is fully God and fully human
so we rejoice... that Christ can be a bridge between us and God

 

4. 

We believe... people, throughout history, have sinned against God
so we are... deeply aware that we too are marked by willful disobedience

 

5. 

We believe... God extends forgiveness to us through Christ
so we repent... and rejoice in our forgiveness

 

6. 

We believe... God offers freedom from sin's grasp
so we live... lives that are pleasing to God

 

7. 

We believe... followers of Jesus must be empowered by the Holy Spirit
so we expect... supernatural power in our daily lives

 

8. 

We believe... that God can heal both the body and the heart
so we pray... with faith and hope

 

9. 

We believe... a mark of surrender to the Holy Spirit is speaking in tongues
so we pray... that God would grant us this supernatural gift

 

10. 

We believe... in the Church
so we live... in this community of faith, inviting others to join us

 

11. 

We believe... God gives leaders as gifts to His Church
so we serve... those whom the Lord entrusts to us

 

12. 

We believe... God commands His followers to celebrate communion and baptism
so we practice... these symbolic actions, reflecting on their significance

 

13. 

We believe... Jesus will return to claim His Church
so we live... in expectancy of His coming

 

14. 

We believe... Christ will one day be seen clearly as King on earth
so we live... as citizens of His Kingdom now

 

15. 

We believe... God is the ultimate Judge
so we live... knowing that our choices will echo through eternity

 

16. 

We believe... we will live with God forever
so we live... with hope regardless of our circumstances