Love God, Love People
Our mission is defined by the Lord Himself in Matthew 28:18-20.
It is to connect the unconnected to Jesus Christ
and together to grow in full devotion to Him.
Our Vision Statement
The Springfield Church of Christ (Christian) is seen as a fellowship of believers
worshipping our Holy God and serving as a guiding light to all God’s
children, encouraging them to develop a true relationship with Jesus Christ
our Lord and Savior. The church is a warm, caring, friendly body that
embraces both spiritual and numerical growth. The church preaches and
teaches the Word and winning souls throughout the world while encouraging
and supporting the Believers.
Our Core Beliefs
We Believe in the reality of one God–Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
Matthew 5:16,45; 6:1,4,8,9; James 1:17
John 1:1; 14:9; Genesis 1:2; John 4:24; 14:16-20;
2 Peter 1:21
We Believe God is the creator of man and all things both visible and invisible.
Genesis 1:1; Acts 17:24-28; Hebrews 11:3
We Believe in Jesus Christ, God's only Son and Savior of the world.
John 1:14; 1 John 4:9
John 3:16; 2 Peter 3:18
He was born Jesus of Nazareth, both fully human and fully divine, conceived of the Holy Spirit and the virgin Mary. - Matthew 21:11; John 19:19; John 1:14; Romans 5;15-17; Colossians 2:9; 1 John 1:1; Matthew 1:18; Luke 1:26-38
- He suffered and was crucified under Pontius Pilate. - Luke 23:1-46
He died and was buried, and rose again bodily from the dead on the third day. - Luke 23:44–24:8; John 20:24-29; 1 Corinthians 15:3-8
He ascended into Heaven and now sits at the right hand of the Father. - Luke 22:69; Acts 1:1-9; Colossians 3:1
He will return to earth to judge both the living and the dead. - Matthew 24:36-42; John 14:1-3, Acts 1:10-11; 10:39-42; 1 Peter 4:5
We Believe the Holy Spirit dwells within every Christian.
We Believe in the Bible—God’s Holy Word, Scripture. We believe God
inspired the autographs (original writings) of the Scripture and those
autographs were consequently without error.
Romans 15:4; Hebrews 4:12; 2 Timothy 3:1
We Believe the Bible is the final authority on all matters of faith and practice
Isaiah 40:8; Matthew 5:18; 24:35; Romans 15:4; Hebrews 4:12
We Believe that man, created by God, willfully sinned, and as a result, is lost and without hope apart from Jesus Christ.
Acts 4:12; Romans 3:23; 1 John 1:7
We Believe salvation (the forgiveness of sins) comes by grace through the blood of Jesus Christ (His death on the cross).
Matthew 26:28; Romans 5:9; Ephesians 2:8-9;
1 Peter 1:18-19; 1 John 1:7
We Believe the Bible teaches that the pattern to follow to receive Jesus as
Savior is to believe in Christ as God's Son and Savior of the world, to
repent of personal sin, to confess Christ as Lord, and to be immersed in
Romans 5:1-2; Luke 24:45-47; Acts 3:19; 17:30;
2 Peter 3:9; Matthew 10:32; Romans 10:9;
Philippians 2:11; 1 John 4:15; Acts 2:38,
Romans 6:1-7; Galatians 3:27; Colossians 2:12;
1 Peter 3:21
We Believe the church is the body and bride of Christ, founded on the day of Pentecost, consisting of all Christians everywhere.
Matthew 16:13–18; Acts 2:14–47
We Believe it is God's plan for the elders to shepherd the local church.
Acts 20:28; 1 Timothy 3:1–7; 1 Peter 5:1–4
We Believe death seals the eternal destiny of each person. The saved will
inherit eternal life; the unsaved, eternal separation from God.
Romans 8:10–11; Daniel 12:2; John 6:47
- Jesus’ last command is our first priority! Matthew 28:18-20
A passion for God and a compassion for others! Matthew 22:37-39
Be wise in the way you act towards outsiders you may be the only Bible some people ever read. Colossians 4:5
Everyone needs a large group worship, small group worship, and personal worship. Acts 5:52
Every Christian in service because every Christian is a servant! 2 Peter 2:9
When making any decision we commit to using the four-pronged approach: Heart, Soul, Mind, and Strength. Luke 10:27
Pray, for God’s House is a House of Prayer that delights His ears and heart. Philippians 4:6