- The purpose of First Baptist Church is to honor God by developing believers in Christ through worship, evangelism, discipleship, and service to our community and world, based upon the Bible as the standard.
- Bible (authority): We believe the Bible is the ultimate source of authority and is the primary change agent in lives and in the church.
- People: We believe all people matter to God, and every Christian is to share the love of Jesus Christ with others by word and deed on both a local and global level.
- Growth: We believe spiritual growth, full devotion to Christ, and healthy relationships are the standard for every believer.
- Unity: We believe the church should operate as a loving unified community of servants in which a person’s gifts, interests, and abilities are nurtured and used.
- Stewardship: We believe every Christian has God given resources that are to be used for God’s purpose.
- Leadership: We believe in the necessity of godly character, personal integrity, ministry skill, healthy relationships in leadership at all levels.
- Excellence: We believe excellence honors God and inspires people.