Let's Explore the Answer
A Safe Place For Questions
We know you might have a lot of questions when trying a new church. We want you to feel welcome and comfortable and at ease when you join us in person. Click here to learn more about what you can expect.Plan A Visit
What Skeptics & Atheists Say
Most atheists don’t deny the fact of Jesus’ existence since historical records provide ample evidence of a man named Jesus from Nazareth. What they do argue is that this man was not God any more than any other figure that came to earth claiming to be God.
Some skeptics say Jesus was a preacher and an influential religious leader, but nothing more than that. Others, who are critical of Christianity but may subscribe to a different faith system, believe he could have been a prophet or messenger of God, but certainly not God Himself, nor the Son of God.
You can always check out a message online. Join us for a live streaming service or watch our sermon messages on demand at your own convenience.Watch Online
What The Bible Says
The phrase “Son of God” actually comes from Luke 1:35, when an angel appears to Mary, Jesus’ mother, and tells her of the plan for her son’s miraculous birth and that He’ll be “called the Son of God.” That term is echoed throughout the New Testament, as in Matthew 16:16, when the disciple Peter says to Jesus, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God” or in John 5:25 when Jesus refers to Himself this way.
In fact, one of the most well-known Gospel passages takes place on a mountain, when a voice from above, accompanied by a bright cloud, says, “This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased.” So throughout the Bible, this idea of Jesus being God’s son is confirmed again and again. But what does this mean?
Christians believe that God is not just one person, but three. The Holy Trinity encompasses these three “Persons:” God the Father, God the Son, and the Holy Spirit. This notion of God as three members of a family is woven throughout the Bible and intended to reveal different aspects of God’s nature.
Christians see Jesus’ time on earth as displaying the ultimate Father-Son relationship; however, Jesus is believed to be fully God Himself, not “less than” God because He is the Son. This can be a challenging concept for our modern minds to grasp, but all three parts of God are equally important. Jesus was the only member of the Trinity to come to earth and live fully as a man, in order to make all believers in Him also considered children of God. The Bible says that those who believe in Jesus as the Son of God are themselves sons and daughters of God the Father.
What would happen if you embraced the possibility that the God of the Bible really did create the world and really does care for you?
Meet New People
As human beings, we’re all born with an innate need to know others and to be known. Having healthy relationships is essential to having a full and satisfying life, but not everyone has the kind of positive, supportive, and meaningful relationships they need. Many people are even uncomfortable with the process of meeting new people and making new friends.
We believe that life is better lived in an authentic community of people who appreciate the connection to others, we’ve created a variety of environments that make it easy for you to meet new people and initiate new relationships. Regardless of where you are on your faith journey, you’re welcome to explore, learn and grow with us.Meet People
In the seventeenth century, a famous philosopher and mathematician, Blaise Pascal, encouraged people to make a wager when it came to belief in God. If a person chose to believe in God and God did exist, that person would gain everything (eternal life). If a person chose to believe in God and God did not exist, that person would lose nothing. On the other hand, if a person chose not to believe in God and he was right, he would lose nothing. But if that person did not believe in God and he was wrong- he would lose everything (lose eternal life).
This wager can be said another way:
Based on this logic, Pascal suggested the rational person would choose to believe in God as believing offers a person everything (eternal life) while losing nothing. Wherever you are in your faith journey, would you consider taking Pascal’s wager? If the good God of the Bible exists, you have nothing to lose and everything to gain by believing in Him today.