What We Believe

"What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us." - A.W. Tozer

Core Beliefs

The following are the core beliefs of Southside Christian Church based on the foundational truths taught in the Bible. All of our teaching and ministry is rooted in and flows out of these biblical doctrines.

Jesus Christ is the one and only Son of God, who died for our sins and arose from the dead.
(1 Corinthians 15:3-4 & John 3:16)
The Bible is the inspired word of God – a lamp unto our feet and a light unto our path.
(2 Timothy 3:16 & Psalm 119:105)
Every person has worth as a creation of God, but that all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God.
(Genesis 1:27, Psalm 139:14 & Romans 3:23)
Forgiveness of sins and the promise of eternal life are available to those who trust Christ as Savior and Lord.
(John 3:16)
Those trusting Christ as Savior must repent of sin, confess their faith, and be baptized into Him.
(Romans 10:9 & Acts 2:38)
Jesus Christ is the Head of the Church and the Chief Cornerstone.
(Colossians 1:18 & Ephesians 2:19-21)
The Church is the body of Christ on earth, empowered by the Holy Spirit and existing to evangelize the lost and edify the saved.
(Ephesians 4:1-16)
Jesus Christ will one day return to earth and reign forever as King of kings and Lord of lords.
(1 Thessalonians 4:16 & Revelation 19:16) 

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