To develop spiritual friendships with seekers and skeptics
and to be transformed together into
relevant, loving, devoted followers of Jesus Christ.
Our Identity
What we believe, what we value....
the bridge church beliefs

WE BELIEVE:

- the Holy Bible was written by men who were inspired and empowered by God's Spirit.

- the truth about God and His will as it is revealed in the Holy Bible.

WE BELIEVE:

- there is one God, eternally existing as Father, Son & Holy Spirit, who is the Creator of the universe.

- Jesus Christ, the only begotten Son of God, was conceived by the power of God's Spirit - the Holy Spirit - and was born of the Virgin Mary; he is true God and true man.

- the Lord Jesus Christ is the long awaited Jewish Messiah.

- the Lord Jesus Christ lived a sinless life was crucified, suffered and died for the sins of humankind; to redeem them back unto God.

- He was buried and on the third day He rose from the dead.

- He ascended into Heaven, and is now seated at the right hand of the Father and we look forward to Christ's return to earth to judge the living and the dead.

- through His life, death and resurrection, Jesus Christ is our only hope for a full life on earth and eternal life.

- that humankind was created in the image of God, that they sinned and incurred not only physical death, but also spiritual death, which is separation from God.

- by accepting Jesus Christ through faith, we receive forgiveness for all our sins and are redeemed back into eternal relationship with God as His children.

- God gives humanity His Spirit who convicts us of sin, teaches us, and empowers us to live each day Christ-like.

WE BELIEVE:


- in the fellowship of believers, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of our bodies, and everlasting life with our loving caring God.

- that God has compassion for all people and we strive, following in Jesus Christ's example, to love everyone as He does.

- in and participate in water baptism and communion which express - respectively - our dying and resurrection with Christ; and our remembrance of what Christ has done for us through his passion.


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CORE VALUES
-Love in action is the most important thing you can do.
-Without prayer we play God.
-Authenticity: nobody likes pretenders or hypocrites.
-The Arts are an essential part of learning, communicating, and understanding.
-Community: real life change happens best in the context of loving relationships.
-Relevance to our culture is not optional.
-Preserving unity while celebrating diversity.
-Team: many gifts are better than one.
-Healthy families make a healthy church.