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   What We Believe
Our church is a Bible-based church. We believe that the Bible is the inspired Word of God and the only source of authority for what we believe and teach as Christians. In the Bible, God has revealed himself to us and described his plans and expectations for us. We do not follow man's philosophy, tradition, or earthly opinion, but confess and follow the Word of God alone. From the Bible we learn about:

GOD: There is only one true God, the Triune God in three persons of Father, Son and Holy Spirit. (Matthew 28:19, John 5:23)

THE STATUS OF ALL PEOPLE: Through sin, everyone has fallen short of God's expectations. A just and holy God cannot ignore our sin. His identity, integrity, and credibility are at stake. Without another plan, our sins condemn us to eternal punishment. (Romans 3:23, Romans 6:23, 1 Corinthians 2:14, and Ephesians 2:1)

GOD'S PLAN OF SALVATION: Out of love for all mankind, God sent His Son Jesus to be punished in our place. Through faith in Him, we are made "right" with God, and become heirs of eternal life in heaven. This plan is the source of true happiness and peace. (John 3:16, Romans 3:22-24)

For a more thorough explanation of the truths that we believe and teach, read "This We Believe," a statement of the beliefs of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS):
This We Believe

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