What We Believe

Guiding Principles:

Southern Delaware Christians are guided by our Mission and Vision Statement and Core Values that outline our God-given purpose and calling for this group of people gathered at this time in this place. These statements and values are germane to this specific portion of the Body of Christ.



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We believe in God as a loving Father, who wants to have a reconciled relationship with His people who are created in His image.

In Jesus Christ, God’s One and Only Son, who paid the penalty for our rebellion against God

through His sacrifice on the cross and made possible a restored relationship with God by people putting all of their faith, hope and trust in Jesus as their Savior and Lord.

There is no other way to be reconciled to God except through a close, personal, intimate

relationship with Jesus Christ who is the Way, the Truth, and the Life, and the only way to the


The Holy Spirit is God with us as an ever-present reality living inside us to guide and direct us to be more like Jesus Christ in our daily lives.

The Bible is God’s love letter to us, revealing everything we need to know about who He is and what He expects of us as followers of His Son. The Bible is the perfect story and not one word is out of place because God Himself inspired it.

The Church is Jesus Christ’s Body on earth and the instrument through which His ministry

continues through His disciples, empowered by the Holy Spirit in their lives. It is the calling of

the Church to reach the world and tell them all Jesus said and did on their behalf and invite them to that close, personal, intimate relationship He wants to have with them.