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Our beliefs

The FLC church family places a strong value on unity.

We focus on Jesus and the salvation that is available through the new covenant in his blood. That focus is represented in all we do, including our teaching, preaching, Kids Church activities, and more. 

With that said, the Bible does address many of the cultural and societal issues that we face. In fact, God wrote us an entire book (the Bible) to help us understand His heart and His plan for living a life that honors him. 1 Tim 4:16 says, “Keep a close watch on how you live and on your teaching. Stay true to what is right for the sake of your own salvation and the salvation of those who hear you.” (NLT)

If you’d like to know what we believe about living a life that pleases God here in the modern world, the best place to start is by reading our official Statement of Faith. This covers what we believe and what we’re all growing towards demonstrating in our lives. 

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Our society is currently struggling with a handful of moral issues that seem to be dividing us as never before. Maybe you’re wondering what we believe on a certain topic, or whether there’s a place for you here at FLC. We gladly welcome anyone who wants to Know God, Live in Freedom, and Make a Difference, regardless of your background or your struggle. We all come to God with different struggles, and He loves us as we are… but thankfully He doesn’t leave us that way. The following statements address some of the common questions we’re often asked, and express the lifestyle we’re seeking to live based on our understanding of God’s Word:

The FLC church family places a strong value on unity.

FLC believes that the Holy Spirit is alive and active today in the lives of believers and in the Church. His gifts (1 Cor 12) to the Church are a central part of equipping us to do His work. We pursue all that God has for us.

FLC believes that God creates every person as male or female, by his sovereign design, and doesn’t make mistakes. While not the same, men and women are equally valuable in his eyes and in our church family.

FLC believes that marriage between a man and a woman is the only God-approved expression of sexual intimacy. The Bible lists any other type of sexual experience, including adultery, homosexuality, and fornication, as sin. Our church family gladly welcomes anyone who wants to be free, regardless of your sexual history, because freedom is available to all through the saving power of Jesus Christ.

FLC believes that racism is evil. In God’s family, we are all equally loved by a perfect Father, regardless of skin color or cultural background. We strive for our church family to reflect the heart of God in this, and every other way.

FLC believes that it is possible to walk in victory over sin and to live a life that looks like Jesus, by the power of the cross at work in us. We are no longer slaves to sin, but alive to righteousness in Christ Jesus.

If you have any other questions for us, please don’t hesitate to reach out. We love people and welcome conversations, even about difficult things. We’re here to walk with you through any questions or struggles you’re facing. 

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