Our Purpose & Beliefs

Our Vision

Love God

Gospel-Centered Worship

Connect People

Gospel-Centered Community

Serve Others

Gospel-Centered Service

Grow the Kingdom

Gospel-Centered Evangelism

Love God: The Fuel for Discipleship

Core Values:

  • God’s Word: The Bible is essential for spiritual transformation. (2 Timothy 3:14-17)
  • Quality Time: Open communication with God is vital to spiritual health. (Psalm 119:9-11)
  • Passion: We should desire to please God. (Psalm 119:14-16)

Connect People: The Context for Discipleship

  • Core Values:
    Relationships: The bonds we form with people should be treasured. (1 John 3:16)
  • Small Groups: We were made to live in real community with other people. (Acts 2:46-47)
  • Accountability: We are called to look out for each other. (1 Timothy 4:6)

Serve Others: The Overflow of Discipleship

Core Values:

  • Missional Living: Every part of our life is an opportunity to advance the gospel. (Matthew 22:37-40)
  • Ministry: Our love for God is shown by how we take care of people. (Jeremiah 29:7)
  • Outreach: Every person deserves to hear the gospel. (Matthew 28:19-20)

Grow the Kingdom: The Result of Discipleship

Core Values:

  • Ownership: Everyone is created for a role inside the church. (1 Corinthians 12:14)
  • Evangelism: It is our joy and privilege to share the gospel. (2 Corinthians 5:19)
  • Sacrifice: All of our resources are gifts from God to be used for the kingdom (Luke 12:34)

These are just the basics. If you would like to know more, please see our full statement of faith, which is entitled The Baptist Faith and Message and is available by clicking on the link below.

We would also encourage you to speak with our pastor if you have further questions. You can email him at bryan.laramore@fbccherokee.com or by calling the church office at (580) 596-3475.

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