Let us tell you a few things about our name. We are a church that is committed to the Word of God, the Bible. We believe the Bible is God-breathed, inerrant, and infallible. The preaching is expositional and the messages come from the Bible. Our goal is to glorify God, edify our part of the body of Christ, and spread the Gospel. We believe that the Bible is relevant to any age and any people as the Word of the living God. It is our only infallible and inerrant rule of faith and practice. We believe the Bible is God’s complete revelation to man. In the Bible, we have a God-given testimony as to who He is and what His will is for mankind. In the Bible, we also find out about our sin and His righteousness and, in its pages, we find the Gospel–that is, the good news of Jesus Christ–who is the Redeemer of men.
Presbyterian describes both our form of church government and our theological understanding of the Word of God. Our church is governed by a session of ruling elders. The pastor is a member of the Great Western Presbytery of the Bible Presbyterian Church. Both he and a representative elder from the session attend twice-a-year presbytery meetings and the annual synod meeting. The synod represents the highest court of the church. Power, in the Presbyterian system of church government, travels from the bottom to the top–not from the top down.
Our theological position is that set forth in the Word of God and called the "Reformed Faith," "Calvinism," or "Covenant Theology." The Westminster Confession of Faith, the Larger Catechism, and the Shorter Catechism comprise our system of theology. They are available online from several sources.
And finally, we are a Church–a body of believers joined together by our common faith in the redeeming work of Jesus Christ at Calvary–and held together by the grace of God manifested in mutual love and confidence. We are fully committed to the Reformed Faith.
We extend our hand of fellowship and cooperation to other Biblically separated groups. Our Synod, the Bible Presbyterian Church, is a part of the American Council of Christian Churches, founded in 1941 as a Biblical alternative to the National Council of Churches. We oppose the inclusivist, ecumenical movement that seeks to bring together all churches, whether liberal or evangelical. We further believe it is wrong to make common cause with those who embrace and encourage compromise with liberalism and ecumenism.
Please search all the features of our website and look in on the denomination's page as well–you will find more information on the Confession of Faith and our form of government there.
We would love to have you visit and, if you come, please give us the opportunity to meet you and talk with you personally. Thank you again for your interest and may God bless you.