We are affiliated with the Church of God, whose general offices are located in Anderson, Indiana.
The Church of God, Anderson, does not practice the corporate act of speaking in tongues.
1 Corinthians 14:33 "For God is not a God of disorder, but of peace."
The Church of God, Anderson, is amillenial concerning eschatology, which means we believe once Jesus returns, that is it. Therefore, we do not believe in a rapture or a 1000 years reign.
2 Peter 3:8 "But the day of the Lord will come like a thief. The heavens will disappear with a roar; the elements will be destroyed by fire, and the earth and everything in it will be laid bare."
The Church of God, Anderson, does not believe that the devil, or Satan, fell from Heaven as we believe Heaven (Paradise) is the perfect, sinless, dwelling place of God.
Revelations 21:27 "Nothing impure will ever enter it, nor will anyone who does what is shameful or deceitful, but only those whose names are written in the Lamb's book of life."
The Church of God, Anderson, believes we should strive to be a holy people.
Hebrews 12:14 "Make every effort to live in peace with all men and to be holy; without holiness, no one will see the Lord."
The most important tenet of our faith is that Jesus Christ is Lord and it is only though Him that we can be saved.
Acts 4:12 "Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to men by which we must be saved."
We do not feel it necessary for you to agree with all our beliefs, but we do ask that you honor them while you are with us. This is not to highlight or point out differences we may or may not have, but it is to ensure that all of the focus of your time with us is in the glorification of Jesus Christ.