Mission

To help as many people as possible become more and more like Jesus.

 

Statement of Faith

The Word of God
We believe the Bible is inspired the Word of God and without error in the original manuscripts, written under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, and has supreme authority in all matters of faith and conduct. (1 Timothy 3:16-17; 2 Peter 1:20-21)

The Trinity
We believe there is one living and true God, eternally existing in three persons (God the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit), that these are equal in every divine perfection, and that they execute distinct but harmonious offices in the work of creation, providence and redemption. (Matthew 28:18, 2 Corinthians 13:14)

God the Father
We believe in God the Father, creator of heaven and earth, an infinite, personal spirit, perfect in holiness, wisdom, power and love. We believe He concerns Himself mercifully in the affairs of man, He hears and answers prayer, and He saves from sin and death all who come to Him through Jesus Christ. (Genesis 1:1, John 1:1-3, 3:16; Romans 6:23, 8:3-4; James 1:17)

Jesus Christ
We believe in Jesus Christ, God’s only begotten Son, conceived by the Holy Spirit. We believe in His virgin birth, sinless life, miracles and teachings. We believe in His substitutionary atoning death, bodily resurrection, ascension into heaven, perpetual intercession for his people, and personal, visible return to earth. (Matthew 1:18; Romans 5:8; 1 Corinthians 15:1-11; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18; Hebrews 7:25)

The Holy Spirit
We believe in the Holy Spirit, who comes forth from the Father and Son to convict the world of sin, righteousness, and judgment, and to regenerate, sanctify, and empower all who believe in Jesus Christ. We believe the Holy Spirit indwells every believer in Christ and that He is an abiding helper, teacher and guide. (John 16:7-11; Romans 8:9; 1 Corinthians 2:10; 2 Corinthians 1:22; Galatians 5:16-24; Hebrews 5:15)

Regeneration
We believe all men are sinners by nature and by choice and are, therefore, under condemnation. We believe that salvation is a free gift, given by God’s grace and received by faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and that those who repent of their sins and trust in Jesus Christ as Savior are regenerated by the Holy Spirit. (Acts 2:38, 17:30-31; Romans 3:23, 5:12, 6:23, 8:1; Ephesians 2:8-9)

The Church
We believe in the universal Church, a living spiritual body of which Christ is the head and all regenerated persons are members. We believe in the local church, consisting of a company of believers in Jesus Christ, baptized on a credible profession of faith and associated for worship, work and fellowship. We believe God lays upon the members of the local church the primary task of giving the gospel of Jesus Christ to a lost world. (Matthew 5:13-16, 28:19-20; Acts 2:41-47; 1 Corinthians 1:2; Colossians 1:17-19; Hebrews 10:24-25)

Christian Conduct
We believe that a Christian should live for the glory of God and the wellbeing of his fellowman, that his conduct should be blameless before the world, that he should be a faithful steward of his possessions and that he should seek to realize for himself and others the full stature of maturity in Christ. (Matthew 5:14-46; Luke 10:25-37; Ephesians 4:11-13; Philippians 2:1-11, 14-16; 1 Thessalonians 5:12-22)

The Ordinances
We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ has committed two ordinances to the local church: baptism and the Lord’s Supper. We believe that baptism is commanded for all believers and signifies their identification with the death, burial, and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ. At CCF, we practice baptism by immersion. We believe that Christ instituted the Lord’s Supper for the commemoration of His death. We believe that these two ordinances should be observed and administered until the return of the Lord Jesus Christ. (Mathew 28:19-20; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26)

The Last Things
We believe in the personal and visible return of the Lord Jesus Christ to earth and the establishment of His kingdom. We believe in the resurrection of the body, the final judgment, the eternal felicity of the righteous, and the endless suffering of the wicked. (Matthew 24:29-31; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18, 5:1-11; Revelation 21:5-8