What We Believe

Fourth Street Church of God believes that God wants us:

To be a God Honoring church that worships the one true God who co-exists as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Matthew 28:19

To be a Christ Centered church that proclaims Christ’s deity and His lordship over all.           John 1:1, 14; Philippians 2:5-11

To be a Bible Teaching church that believes in the divine inspiration and final authority of God’s Word. 2 Timothy 3:16-17

To be an Evangelical church that proclaims salvation by grace alone through faith in Christ alone. Acts 4:12; Ephesians 2:8

To be an Evangelistic church that spreads the good news of Jesus Christ by every means at our disposal. Matthew 28:18-20

To be a Spirit-Filled church that relies on the Holy Spirit to make us effective in our ministry and witness for Christ. Acts 1:8; Ephesians 5:18

To be a Spirit-led church that yields to the Holy Spirit as He works in us to cultivate godliness and disciplined living.  Galatians 5:22-23

To be a non-Denominational church that encourages fellowship and unity among all believers regardless of denominational affiliation.  Ephesians 4:4-6

To be an Interracial church that embraces people of all races and colors.  Acts 10:34-35

To be a Loving church that recognizes love as an essential ingredient in the life of every believer.  1 Corinthians 13:1-7, 13 

To be a Serving church that ministers to the needs of people in our church, our community and around the world.  Galatians 6:10; James 2:16-17

To be a Giving church that acknowledges Christ’s lordship over all that we have including our time, talents, and treasures. Proverbs 3:9; Matthew 25:14-27

To be a Worshiping church that joyfully exalts the Lord through singing and other expressions of worship and praise.  Psalm 100:4-5

To be an Expectant church that anticipates Christ’s return to receive His church and judge the world. Matthew 24:42-44; 1 Thessalonians 4:16-17

The core beliefs stated here do not exhaust the extent of Fourth Street Church of God’s beliefs. We affirm that the Holy Bible is the inspired and infallible Word of God that speaks with final authority concerning truth, morality, and the proper conduct of mankind, as the sole and final source of all that we believe. The Holy Bible provides us with instruction in the Christian faith in following our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. For the purposes of Fourth Street Church of God’s faith, doctrine, practice, policy and discipline, we acknowledge our Pastoral Staff as the final interpretive authority on the Holy Bible’s meaning and application.