What We Believe

"What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us." - A.W. Tozer

Core Beliefs

“Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever” - Hebrews 13:8
We are part of the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel. Our name reflects the unchanging ministry of Jesus Christ and our mission to declare it worldwide. The four squares of our logo represent the four scriptural roles of Jesus as Savior (Romans 10:9), Baptizer With the Holy Spirit (Luke 3:16), Healer (1 Peter 2:24) and Soon-Coming King (Acts 1:11).

Below are is the Foursquare Declaration of Faith:

The Holy Scriptures

We believe that the Bible is the inspired word of God: True, immutable, steadfast and unchangeable.
2 Timothy 3:16, 17

The Eternal Godhead

We believe that God is triune: Father, Son and Holy Spirit; the three are coexistent, coeternal and equal in divine perfection.
Matthew 3:16-17; John 14:16, 26; Matthew 28:19; 2 Corinthians 13:14

The Fall of Man

We believe that, while we were sinners, Christ died for us—pardoning all who believe in Him.
John 3:16; Romans 5:8

The Plan of Redemption

We believe that man is created in the image of God but, by voluntary disobedience, fell from perfection—thereby imbuing humanity with sinfulness .
Romans  5:12

Salvation through Grace

We believe that we receive salvation when we come to God through faith in the atoning work of Jesus on the cross. Salvation is God’s gift to us.
Ephesians  2:8

Repentance and Acceptance

We believe that, upon sincere repentance and a wholehearted acceptance of Christ, we are justified before God.
Romans 10:8-10; 1 John 1:9 

The New Birth

We believe that a genuine change takes place in people who accept Christ as Savior; believers allow Christ’s life to be lived through them.
2 Corinthians 5:17; Galatians. 2:20 

Daily Christian Life

We believe that it is the will of God for believers to walk in progressive sanctification, growing continuously in the faith.
Hebrew 6:1

Water Baptism and the Lord's Supper

We believe that baptism by immersion in water is an outward sign of an inward work (Matt. 28:19; Rom. 6:4). We believe in commemorating the Lord’s Supper by the symbolic use of bread and fruit of the vine.
1 Corinthians 11:24, 25

Baptism in the Holy Spirit

We believe that baptism with the Holy Spirit empowers believers, and that the Holy Spirit’s incoming follows the same pattern that is described in the New Testament.
Acts 2:4


The Spirit-Filled Life

We believe that it is the will of God that we daily walk in the power of the Holy Spirit.
Ephesians 4:30-32

The Gifts and Fruit of the Spirit

We believe that the Holy Spirit has gifts to bestow upon Christians (1 Cor. 12:1-11) and that we should show spiritual fruit as evidence of a Spirit-filled life.
Galatians 5:22-25


We believe that people who follow Christ should avoid the extremes of fanaticism and pursue lives of balance and moderation, demonstrating gentleness and patience.
Philippians 4:5 (KJV); Colossians 3:12, 13

Divine Healing

We believe that divine healing is the power of Christ to heal the sick in answer to prayer offered in faith.
James 5:14-16

The Second Coming of Christ

We believe that the second coming of Christ is personal and imminent.
1 Thessalonians  4:16, 17; Titus 2:11-13

Church Relationship

We believe that followers of Christ have a sacred duty to identify with the visible church of Jesus Christ and should meet regularly with fellow believers.
Hebrews 10:24, 25

Civil Government

We believe that laws and ordinances come from God’s ultimate authority and should be upheld, except when they are in opposition to the revealed will of God.
Romans 13:1-5

The Final Judgement

We believe every person will one day stand before the judgment seat of Christ to receive eternal life or death.
Revelation 20:11-15; Hebrews 9:27; 2 Corinthians 5:10


We believe that heaven is the glorious eternal home of born-again believers.
John 14:1-3; Revelation 7:15-17


We believe that hell is the place of eternal torment for all who reject Christ as Savior.
Revelation 20:11-15


We believe that the church’s primary responsibilities are taking the gospel to the entire world and making disciples.
Mark 16:15; Matthew 28:19-20

Tithing and Offering

We believe the method ordained by God for the support and spread of His cause is giving tithes and offerings.
Malachi 3:10; 2 Corinthians. 9:7