Berea Baptist Church
We are fully committed to the Bible as our source for faith and practice. We are shaped by our Baptist heritage.
To reach all people in a spirit of unity and love, so that they become fully committed followers of Jesus Christ.
To be a biblically functioning community of believers that accurately reflects Jesus Christ to the world and strives to accomplish His redemptive purposes.
Our goal, in cooperation with other Christians, is to further God's Kingdom in our midst, and in obedience to His Great Commission, to extend His kingdom worldwide.
We believe Jesus Christ is the Savior of the world and that there is salvation in no other one or way. (Jn.14:6 & Acts 4:12)
We believe the Bible is the Word of God, and is to be the sole basis for our belief and action in all areas of life. (2 Tim.3:16-17)
We believe prayer is God's Gift of free access to Himself and the channel through which we receive the grace, guidance and power necessary to live the Christian life. (Phil.4:6-7)
We believe lost people matter to God, and therefore, should matter to the church. (Luke 10:27)
We believe the world can best be reached in partnership with other Christians. (Phil.1:27)
We believe the church is to present the authentic good news of Christianity to each generation. (I Cor.9:22)
We believe the church ministers most effectively when patterned after the New Testament community, utilizing the spiritual gifts of men and women. (I Cor.12)
We believe loving, respectful relationships should be the model for every aspect of church life. (John13:34)
We believe excellence honors God and motivates people. (Phil.4:8)
We believe the pursuit of growth and full commitment to Jesus Christ and His cause should be the norm for every believer. (Rom.12:1-2)