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Family Life Values Statement

  1. Parents have the responsibility to develop and maintain a godly atmosphere in the home by exercising control over inappropriate influences and by providing an effective Christian role model to children. (Joshua 24:14-15, Ephesians 5:1-21, 6:4, Colossians 3:1-25)
  2. Parents have the responsibility to teach biblical principles and truths to their children and make relevant applications of God’s Word to the family’s circumstances. (Deuteronomy 6:4-9, Ephesians 6:4)
  3. Parents have the responsibility to demonstrate faith to their children through personal devotion to the Lord Jesus Christ and through faithful involvement in a local church. (Acts 2: 46-47, Hebrews 10:25)
  4. Parents have the responsibility to demonstrate a biblical example of marriage and fidelity as noted in the following statement.

 Statement on Gender, Marriage and Sexuality

God wonderfully and immutably creates each person as a male or female (Psalm 139:13-16). These two distinct, complementary genders together reflect the image and nature of God (Genesis 1:26-27). Rejection of one's biological sex is a rejection of God's design of the image of God within that person.

Marriage is ordained by God as a covenantal union between one genetic male and one genetic female, established at creation and affirmed by the Lord Jesus and his apostles (Genesis 1:26-28, 2:15-25, Matthew 19:4-6, Colossians 3:18-22, Hebrews 13:4).

Marriage is intended to reflect the union between Christ and the Church.  Both men and women are made in the image of God and therefore have equal dignity and worth.  It is also true that a husband and a wife have been given different roles within the marriage relationship in order to fulfill God’s design.  A husband is to love his wife as Christ loved the Church, while a wife is to submit herself to the loving leadership of her husband just as the church willingly submits to the headship of Christ (Ephesians 5:22-23, 1 Corinthians 11:3-12).

Sexual acts outside of the bounds of marriage, including fornication, adultery, homosexuality, polygamy, and any other sexually immoral practice, are prohibited by God and unprofitable for man. (1 Corinthians 6:9-11, 1 Thessalonians 4:1-8, Hebrews 13:4)

Please also review our Statement of Faith