Our Beliefs

  • SBC is established on the gospel of Jesus Christ, who came into the world to save sinners and to rescue a people to Himself.
  • SBC upholds the great doctrines of the Reformation such as Scripture Alone, Grace Alone, Faith Alone, Christ Alone & God’s Glory Alone.
  • We hold the Second London Baptist Confession of Faith as our statement of faith (also known as the 1677/1689 Baptist Confession of Faith).
  • The SBC Constitution outlines our church purpose, leadership & governance, membership life & practice.

Summary of Beliefs

  • The Bible is God’s complete and perfect word; & is the ultimate authority for all we believe, how we live & how we minister the Gospel.
  • God exists in three persons, the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit who are the same in substance, equal in power & glory.
  • God is sovereign over all, & has created & providentially ordered all things after the counsel of His own will.
  • All people have sinned and rebelled against God, and are under His just condemnation.
  • Jesus came into the world as both God & Man to save His people from their sins. Jesus died and rose again to pay the penalty for our sins and to bring us back to God.
  • The Holy Spirit graciously provides new hearts & new life to Christians, turning them away from their sins and granting them faith in Jesus.
  • The head of the church is Jesus Christ, and he gathers together Christians in local churches for  mutual  accountability, growth and encouragement in ministry.
  • Worship should be God honoring and joyful, with the preaching and teaching of God’s word as its central feature.