Our Mission Statement
Through the Holy Spirit we seek to:
- worship God,
- become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ, and
- invite others to join us in this life-changing experience.
With Christ as our model, our vision is to:
- reach out to our community,
- care for individuals and families,
- offer Spirit-filled worship, and
- use our spiritual gifts.
The basics of what we believe at Markham Baptist
The divine inspiration, inerrancy, and authority of the Bible.
The triune Godhead-Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
The simultaneous deity and humanity of Jesus, and His virgin birth.
The Person, work, and deity of the Holy Spirit.
The personal existence of God’s defeated enemy-Satan.
The total depravity of man’s nature through the fall.
The bodily resurrection of Jesus.
Salvation by grace alone through faith in Jesus
Regeneration of believer at conversion by the Holy Spirit.
The baptism of the Holy Spirit at conversion.
The security of every born again believer.
The sanctification of believers- both in standing (position) and state (practice).
The giftedness of all believers- by the Holy Spirit- for works of service.
The unity of believers in the mystical body of Christ.
The imminent return of Christ, personally and bodily. To judge the world and establish His eternal reign.
The resurrection of the dead.
The blessing of eternal life for the saved.
The penalty of eternal punishment for the lost.
The ordinances of believer’s baptism by immersion, and the Lord’s Supper.
The blessing and responsibility of church attendance.
The moral and ethical integrity of the follower of Jesus Christ.
The individual’s discipline of financial, prayerful and altitudinal support of the church.
The mutual accountability of believers in the spirit of Christian understanding and forgiveness.
The personal responsibility of the believer for spiritual growth and maturity in the faith.
The equality of all believers through faith in Jesus Christ.