FBC VALUES AND ESSENTIAL BELIEFS
We believe that the Bible is the inspired Word of God and it is the final authority for all matters of faith and practice
(2 Timothy 3:16 – 17; Hebrews 4:12).
We value listening and talking with the Lord through the gift of prayer.
(Philippians 4:6; Colossians 4:2; 1 Thessalonians 5:17).
We value worship of the Lord Jesus Christ in all that we do, as a corporate body, and as an individual lifestyle.
(Romans 12:1; John 4:24; Psalms 34:3).
Fellowship is the partnership with others of like mind, who have the common desire to follow in Christ’s footsteps.
(1 Corinthians 12:12; Ephesians 4:1-6).
Discipleship is a process of becoming like Jesus and is the responsibility of each Christian to take personal ownership for their own spiritual maturity.
(Matthew 28:18-20; 2 Timothy 2:2; John 8:31).
We believe that God has called and uniquely gifted every believer to serve in the Body of Christ.
(Ephesians 2:10; Romans 12:6-8; Ephesians 4:11-12; 1 Peter 4:10).
As Christ’s ambassadors we are called to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ to people locally and globally.
(Matthew 28:19-20; Acts 1:8; Acts 4:12; 2 Corinthians 5:20).
We value marriage as a lifelong commitment between one man and one woman that reflects Christ’s relationship with His church.
(Ephesians 5:21; Ephesians 5:33).
We believe God is worthy of our very best. Therefore, our lives should exemplify a spirit of excellence knowing that it honors God and inspires people.
(Colossians 3:17; Colossians 3:23; 2 Timothy 2:15).
We value people of every nationality and at every stage of life, from conception to natural death, seeking to show the love of Christ in every possible way.
(1 Corinthians 9:22, Galatians 3:26-28; John 3:16).