Our Battle Cry

Remember, it's Jesus who saves sinners for God's glory.

May we all echo the rallying cry of the great Reformers who expounded upon the following Biblical truths...



"Sola Scriptura" -- "Scripture Alone"
"Sola Gratia" -- "Grace Alone"
"Sola Fide" -- "Faith Alone"
"Solus Christus" -- "Christ Alone"
"Soli Deo Gloria" -- "To God Alone Be Glory"

This is our battle cry. We've been given our marching orders.

Now it's time to humbly submit to His direction for our lives so that we can plant the seeds of faith that the Lord will water in His perfect timing and according to His perfect will in order to make more and better disciples of Jesus Christ.

Grace and peace to you and yours!

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