What We Believe

Our Mission in Christ Jesus is to:

Love God Completely
Love Others in Community
Make Disciples Contagiously

In obedience to God’s Word and Spirit.

Statement of Faith

  • We believe the Bible to be the only inspired, infallible, authoritative Word of God.
    2 Timothy 3:16-17; Romans 15:4
  • We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
    Matthew 28:18-20; John 14:15-23; 2 Corinthians 13:14; Hebrews 9:14
  • We believe in the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, His virgin birth, His sinless life, His miracles, His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood, His bodily resurrection, His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and His personal and imminent return in power and glory.
    John 1:1-5, 9-14; Matthew 1:18-25; Hebrews 4:15; Matthew 8:1-34; Hebrews 9:15-22; 1 Corinthians 15:1-8; Acts 1:9-11; Hebrews 9:27-28
  • We believe all people are sinful, lost, and separated from God, and that salvation requires faith in the atoning sacrifice of Jesus Christ.
    Romans 3:23; 6:23; 5:21; 10:9-13; John 3:16, 5:24; Titus 3:3-7
  • We believe in the present ministry of the indwelling Holy Spirit who enables, empowers, and gifts the Christian to fulfill God’s purposes in bringing glory to the Son.
    John 14:15-26; 16:5-16; Ephesians 1:13-14; Galatians 5:16-25
  • We believe in the eternal resurrection of both the saved and lost; they that are saved unto the resurrection of life, and they that are lost unto the resurrection of eternal condemnation and separation of God.
    Matthew 25:31-46; John 5:24-29; 1 Corinthians 15:12-23; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18
  • We believe in the spiritual unity of all believers in our Lord Jesus Christ.
    Galatians 3:26-28; Philippians 2:1-4; Ephesians 4:3-6,11-13
  • We believe in the priesthood of all believers, which is the personal responsibility of each believer to be a disciple who is growing, serving, and making disciples.
    1 Peter 2:5,9-10; Matthew 28:18-20
  • We believe HCC is not a building, but rather a group of people whom God has brought together for discipleship, fellowship, worship, and service to one another and the world for His glory.
    Acts 2:42; Romans 12:1-8; 1 Corinthians 12:12-31
  • We believe God has given leaders to the church in order to teach and protect sound doctrine, serve as shepherds under the Great Shepherd, set the example in following the mission of Jesus Christ, and equip the saints for ministry.
    Ephesians 4:11-16; 2 Timothy 2:1-2,14-15; 1 Peter 5:1-4

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