Distinctives

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Central focus on Christ and the gospel - We believe that the central message of the Scripture is redemption through Jesus Christ.  (John 5:39)

 

Emphasis on outreach We believe that because Jesus came to seek and to save that which is lost, we are compelled to do the same.  (Luke 19:10 & John 20:21)

 

Emphasis on grace not legalism - We believe in the transforming power of divine grace and that as believers we should strive to extend grace to others.  (Ephesians 2:8-9)

 

Inclusive not exclusiveWe believe that it is our responsibility to look past  the sins of individuals for the sake of bringing them into fellowship with Christ.  (Mark 2:16-17 & 1 Corinthians 5:13)

 

Simplicity and informality We believe that formalism can distract us from our central focus on Christ.  (Luke 10:38-42)

 

Contemporary and relevant – We believe that the Church should be culturally relevant while remaining doctrinally pure. (1 Corinthians 9:19-23)