Our Beliefs

The members of Ruffin Stacey Baptist Church align with the beliefs presented in the Baptist Faith and Message 2000.  Additionally, the membership at Ruffin Stacey has adopted 5 Core Values for guidance and accountability: 

(1) Ruffin Stacey is dedicated to Christ: We commit ourselves in every way to follow the example of the Lord Jesus Christ (1 Corinthians 11:1; Ephesians 5:1; John 14:15; 3 John 11) 

(2) Ruffin Stacey is dedicated to Scripture: The Holy Bible is God's inspired word, inerrant in the original autographs, and infallible for us today. (Matthew 5:18; 2 Timothy 3:16-17; 2 Peter 3:15-16)

(3) Ruffin Stacey is dedicated to the Gospel: The Gospel is the "good news" that we are all sinners, but have salvation through our trust in the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. (Acts 4:12; Romans 1:16; 2 Timothy 1:8)

(4) Ruffin Stacey is dedicated to Service: Faith calls all true believers into action and service to others for the glory of God. (Matthew 20:25-28; John 21:15-17; James 2:26)

(5) Ruffin Stacey is dedicated to Worship: We seek to offer our lives as an act of continual worship, not just on Sunday, but every day that we are blessed with. (Psalm 99:5; Romans 12:1; Hebrews 12:28; Revelation 4:8)