| A B O U T U S
We are members of the Nature Coast Baptist Association (NCBA) which is an alliance of Southern Baptist congregations in Central Florida, joining together to support each other and do the work of the Lord. As a Southern Baptist church we are also a part of the Southern Baptist Convention, which encompasses more than 42,000 churches in the United States. We as Southern Baptists sponsor and support over 5,000 home missionaries as well as more than 5,000 foreign missionaries in 153 nations around the world. For more information about this organization go to www.sbc.net.
W H A T W E B E L I E V E
- We believe there is one God, manifest in three persons, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
- We believe Jesus is the Son of God, was born of a virgin, was fully God, and fully man, lived a sinless life, died as a substitutionary sacrifice for the sins of mankind, was buried, arose bodily from the grave and ascended into heaven.
- We believe in the literal, imminent return of Jesus Christ to the earth.
- We believe the Bible is the Word of God without err, the sole authority for life.
- We believe man is a special creation of God, made in His image.
- We believe mankind fell through the sin of the first man, Adam, and that all men are sinners in need of salvation.
- We believe Jesus is a gift given through repentance toward God and faith in the Lord Jesus Christ.
- We believe every person who is truly saved is eternally secure in the Lord Jesus Christ.
- We believe persons that die in their sins spend eternity in Hell and those persons who die with their sins forgiven spend eternity in Heaven.
- We believe baptism is in obedience to the command of Christ and is by immersion after salvation.
- We believe the church is the local body of baptized believers with the Lord Jesus Christ as the head.
- We believe in the separation of church and state, but not in the separation of church and government.