Is Salvation By Faith or Works?

We believe that salvation is a gift from God, completely and wholly.  Salvation is a process that happens by grace through faith in Jesus Christ.  The Bible tells us that our righteousness (or right living) is as filthy rags (Isaiah 64:6). Even the person who lives their entire life perfectly means nothing to Christ.  So it is completely by grace and not works that we are saved (Ephesians 2:8).  By the same token, if we are saved our lives should show it.  Read the rest of this entry

I Beleive In Evolution

I have a confession.  I believe in evolution.  We evolve.  Not as a race but in life in general.  I do not believe I came from a protein that was able to form on the back of a crystal.  I did not used to swing from trees.  My great, great, great grandfather never had a tail or lived in the oceans.  Yet we have evolved.  Evolution is defined as, “A process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage; especially a more advanced or mature stage.” Read the rest of this entry