Statement of Faith

The Holy Scriptures, as contained in the sixty-six books of Old Testament and New Testament, are the inerrant written Word of God and are His complete and sufficient revelation to mankind.  Therefore, we make every effort to structure our club according to the biblical mandate. We are not perfect, but we are always reforming (Deuteronomy 4:2; 12:32; Proverbs 30:6; 2 Timothy 3:16-17; Hebrews 1:1-2; 2 Peter 1:20-21; Revelation 22:19).

We believe that there is one living and true God (Deuteronomy 6:4), eternally existing (Psalm 90:2; Revelation 1:8) in three Persons: the Father, the Son (Jesus Christ), and the Holy Spirit (Matthew 3:16-17); that this triune God created all (Genesis 1:1-6), upholds all (Hebrews 1:3), and governs all (Matthew 28:18; Colossians 2:10).

We believe that man was created in the image and likeness of God, and is therefore unique among all creation (Genesis 1:26-27), and that Adam and Eve fell into sin (Genesis 3:1-7), resulting in death, broken fellowship with God, and a sinful nature which has been inherited by all mankind (Genesis 3:23-24; Psalm 51:5; Romans 5:12).

We believe that justification (the act of declaring one to be righteous, or without sin) is a judicial act of God on the believer’s behalf (Romans 8:33), based solely on the merits of Christ (1 Peter 3:18; 1 John 1:7, 2:2), and that being born anew by the power of the Holy Spirit into God’s family is absolutely essential for personal salvation (John 3:3-7; Titus 3:5).  We believe that salvation is wholly of God by grace alone through faith alone on the basis of the redeeming work of Jesus Christ and not on the basis of human merit or works (John 1:12; Ephesians 2:8-9).

We believe in the biblical design for marriage, family, and sexuality (1 Corinthians 7:2; Matthew 19:4), biblical morality (Ephesians 5:3; 1 Thessalonians 4:3), the sanctity of life (Psalm 139:13-16) and the protection of our children both before and after birth (Matthew 18:5-6; Mark 9:42; Luke17:2).  We affirm NCFCA’s Position Statements.

Christianity is not merely a religion; it is also a lifestyle and worldview.  We are to think biblically about every aspect of our lives (Romans 12:1-2; II Corinthians 10:5-6; Colossians 2:8; 1 Peter 1:14-16).