What We Believe
Abbreviated Doctrinal Statement
1. The Bible is God's infallible Word
2. The Father, Son and Holy Spirit are co-equal and co-eternal.
3. Jesus Christ is God in the flesh and our only Savior.
4. All people have sinned and need to be forgiven.
5. God loves everyone.
7. Christ died for our sins and rose again to save us.
8. Salvation is a gift of God by grace alone through faith alone.
9. Christians are responsible to love God and disciple all nations.
10. Everyone will spend eternity in heaven or hell.
Our Core Values
1. The Bible is God's Word without error.
2. Jesus Christ is our Lord and only Savior.
3. God loves people and desires to save them.
4. Salvation is a gift of God by grace through faith.
5. Only Jesus Christ can forgive sin and transform our lives.
6. We love God and we love people.
7. As Christ changes us, we desire to reach the world for His glory.
Please visit the PAOC website to read our full "Statement of Fundamental and Essential Truths"