The preeminence of Christ as the divine Son of God, our Lord and Savior.

The supreme authority of the Bible and its sufficiency as our only rule of faith and practice, and especially the New Testament as the rule of life for individuals, and the rule of conduct and nature of the Christian church.

The right of private interpretation and the competency of the individual soul in direct approach to God.

The separation of the state from the business of the church and the Christian responsibility to be involved in the political process.

A born-again church membership.

The beautiful, symbolic ordinance of believer’s baptism by immersion in obedience to the command of Christ.

The complete independence of the local church and its interdependence in voluntary associated fellowship with other Baptist churches.

The solemn obligation of majority rule, guaranteeing equal rights to all and special privilege to none.

The spiritual unity of all believers, for which the Master so earnestly prayed.

A world-wide program of missionary fervor and evangelism in obedience to the final command of Jesus.


For a more detailed doctrinal statement click here for the Baptist Faith and Message 

Revised February 15, 2014