What We Believe

But these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that believing you may have life in His name.

John 20:31

We believe the scrip­tures are God’s inspired Word.

Athey Creek Chris­t­ian Fel­low­ship is a body of believ­ers desir­ing to know the Lord in an ever-increas­ing mea­sure. We are a non-denom­i­na­tion­al fel­low­ship asso­ci­at­ing with all who are in the Body of Christ.

State­ment of Faith

We believe there is one God who eter­nal­ly exists in three per­sons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spir­it. We believe that Jesus Christ, the sec­ond per­son of the Holy Trin­i­ty, was born of a vir­gin, lived a sin­less life, died a sac­ri­fi­cial death for the sins of the world, rose bod­i­ly from the dead, ascend­ed into Heav­en, and is com­ing again to judge the liv­ing and the dead and to estab­lish God’s king­dom of right­eous­ness and peace on Earth.

We believe the only true basis of Chris­t­ian fel­low­ship is God’s love. His love is greater than any dif­fer­ences we pos­sess. With­out it, we have no right to claim that we are Chris­tians (1 Corinthi­ans 13).

We believe that sal­va­tion comes through Jesus alone. It is by His grace and work on the cross that we can go to Heav­en, not by our own works (Eph­esians 2:8 – 9).

We believe that mar­riage is an insti­tu­tion sanc­tioned by God, which joins one man and one woman in a sin­gle, exclu­sive union (Gen­e­sis 2:24, Hebrews 13:4).

We believe the marks of a matur­ing church are faith, hope, and love (Colos­sians 1:3 – 7).

We believe the Bible to be the inspired and inerrant Word of God. We place high empha­sis on the teach­ing of God’s Word, the Bible, so that our faith may grow (Romans 10:17, 2 Tim­o­thy 3:16).

We live in antic­i­pa­tion of the return of Jesus, for He is our blessed hope (Titus 2:13).

We desire the full­ness of the Spir­it in our lives, for the fruit of the Spir­it is love (Gala­tians 5:22).