The Bible

We believe that the Bible [the old and new testament] in its original text is fully inspired by God and accept it as the supreme and final authority for faith and life.

The Godhead

We believe in one God, eternally existing in three Persons – Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

Jesus Christ

We believe that Jesus Christ was begotten of the Father, conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the virgin Mary and is true God and true man.

Sin

We believe that God created man in His own image; that man sinned and thereby incurred the penalty of sin which is death physically and spiritually; that all human beings inherit a sinful nature which issues [in the case of those who reach moral responsibility] in actual transgression, involving personal guilt.

Sexuality

With regard to sexual behaviour, we believe in heterosexual relationships between a natural man and a natural woman within the confines of lawful matrimony.

Salvation

We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ died for our sins, a substitutionary sacrifice according to the Scriptures and that all who repent of sin, believe in Him and receive forgiveness are justified on the grounds of His shed blood and become born again of the Holy Spirit thereby becoming children of God

Resurrection

We believe in the bodily resurrection of the Lord Jesus, His ascension into Heaven, His present life as our High Priest and Advocate and His personal return. We believe in the resurrection of both the just and the unjust, the eternal blessedness of the redeemed, and the eternal banishment of those who have rejected the offer of salvation.

Infilling of the Holy Spirit

We believe in the baptism of the Holy Spirit, empowering and equipping believers for service, with the accompanying supernatural gifs of the Holy Spirit; and in fellowship with the Holy Spirit.

Gifts to the Body of Christ

We believe in the divinely ordained ministries of Apostle, Prophet, Evangelist, Pastor and Teacher.

Submission and authority

We believe in the principle of being in authority because you are under authority. As such, it is understood that all members of the body shall be subject to submission to authority in matters pertaining to church governance, doctrine and personal behaviour.

The Body of Christ [The Church]

We believe that the one true Church is the whole company of those who have been redeemed by Jesus Christ and regenerated by the Holy Spirit; that the local church on earth should take its character from this concept of the Church spiritual and therefore that the new birth and personal confession of Christ are essentials of church membership.

Ordinances

We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ appointed two ordinances – Baptism in water and the Lord’s Supper to be observed as acts of obedience and as perpetual witnesses to the cardinal facts of the Christian faith, that Baptism is the immersion of the believer in water as a confession of identification with Christ in burial and resurrection, and that the Lords’ Supper is the partaking of the emblems symbolic of the Saviour’s broken body and shed blood, in remembrance of His sacrificial death, until He comes.

Healing

We believe that divine healing was provided for in the Old and New Testament, and is an integral part of the Gospel.

Sanctification

We believe that the Bible teaches that without holiness no man can see the Lord. We believe in the doctrine of sanctification as a definite, yet progressive work of grace, commencing at the time of the new birth and continuing until the consummation of salvation.

We are also open to any further truth which the Holy Spirit may illuminate from the Scriptures.