First Baptist Church Joelton

Beliefs & Core Values

Statement of Basic Beliefs

We affirm the Holy Bible as the inspired, infallible word of God and the basis for our beliefs. This church subscribes to the doctrinal statement of The Baptist Faith and Message as adopted by the Southern Baptist Convention in 2000. We voluntarily band ourselves together as a body of baptized believers in Jesus Christ, personally committed to sharing the good news of salvation to lost mankind and to minister to all.

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Core Values

WORSHIP
To honor God in Spirit and in Truth
John 4:23-24

SPIRITUAL GROWTH
To encourage obedience to God by studying and practicing the living Word of God
Ephesians 4:15-16

PRAYER
To seek the godliness and holiness that is available to us through God’s divine power
1 Timothy 2:1-4

GODLY LEADERSHIP
To serve as Christ, and prayerfully seek His righteousness
Matthew 20:26-28

GREAT COMMISSION/COMMUNITY
To proclaim the authority of Christ and prepare God’s people for works of service
Ephesians 4:12-13
Matthew 28:19-20