For by grace you have been saved through faith.
And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God,
not a result of works, so that no one may boast.
For we are his workmanship,
created in Christ Jesus for good works,
which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.
We are a congregation of everyday people who have been given the gift of faith, not due to any merit or worthiness on our part; rather, we can call ourselves Believers because of what God in His mercy and love has done for us. It is His gift!
This gift of faith comes purely by means of God's grace working through Baptism, His Word, and the Holy Spirit. We can rest in the knowledge that we have been forgiven for the sake of Jesus' sacrificial death, and His Easter Resurrection assures us that we too have been given the gift of eternal life. Jesus said, "Because I live, you also will live." (John 14:19) and “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die." (John 11:25) It is our privilege and great joy to serve Him and seek to proclaim this Gospel of salvation through faith alone in Jesus, the Son of God.
One of the most powerful ways the Lord has blessed us to proclaim that Gospel message is through our Christian Day School. Every day, children from all walks of life are given more than just an excellent academic education -- they are given the life-giving Word of God.
The boys and girls learn and grow in a safe, loving, nurturing environment. Prayer is a part of each and every school day, and the children are encouraged to seek the Lord's guidance for their concerns, be they great or small. It is obvious in the smiling faces of our students that they feel secure and protected at school. This frees them from many of the anxieties and concerns that can rob students of the joy of learning. They can flourish! For all this, we give thanks and praise to the Lord.