About the Scriptures

pages from the Holy Bible

We believe the entire Bible is the written Word of God, the record of God’s self-revelation to humankind. The Scriptures were inspired by God to be written by human beings. We believe that the Bible is true and trustworthy, the final authority in the lives of Christ-followers and the life of the church.

About God

We believe in one God who exists in three distinct persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. We believe that Jesus Christ is the second member of the Trinity (the Son of God) who became flesh to reveal God to humanity and to become the Savior of the lost world.

About Humanity

We believe that all people were created in the image of God to have fellowship with him but became alienated in that relationship through sinful disobedience. As a result, people are incapable of regaining a right relationship with God through their own efforts.

About Salvation

We believe that the death of Jesus Christ on a cross provides the sole basis for the forgiveness of sin and reconciliation with God. Therefore, God freely offers salvation to those who place their faith in the death and resurrection of Christ as sufficient payment for their sin. Baptism symbolizes a person’s participation in Jesus’ death and resurrection and the washing away of one’s sin.

About the Christian Life

We believe all Christians should live for Christ and not for themselves. By obedience to the Word of God and daily yielding to the Spirit of God, every believer should mature and be conformed to the image of Christ.

About the Church

We believe that the church is the body of Christ, of which Jesus Christ is the head. The members of the church are those who have been restored to a relationship with God by placing their faith in Jesus Christ. The purpose of the church is to glorify God by loving God, loving our neighbors, and by making Jesus Christ known to the lost world.

Keystone Church is a member of the East Michigan District of the Wesleyan Church International. The Wesleyan Church is an evangelical, Protestant denomination. The name Wesleyan is in honor of John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, whose emphasis on a life of faith, self-discipline and developing a heart of love is our example. www.wesleyan.org