What We Believe

We believe that every word in the original writings of the Holy Scriptures is inspired by God and therefore without error. We accept the Holy Scriptures as the supreme and final authority on all matters on which it speaks. (2 Tim. 3:15-17; 2 Pet. 1:19-21; Psa.19:1-7)

The Baptist Faith and Message was prepared as a statement of generally held convictions and a guide to understanding what Baptist believe. Confessions have been essential to the Baptist tradition of faith and practice. Baptist churches, associations, and general bodies have adopted confessions of faith as a witness to the world, and as instruments of doctrinal accountability. Richland Creek Community Church follows the Baptist Faith and Message as adopted on June 14, 2000.


In Matthew 22:34-40 Jesus summarizes two basic commands: Love God and love others. Both of these commands exist under God’s love for us as demonstrated in Christ’s death, burial, and resurrection. We believe every member is equipped by the Holy Spirit to grow in the following core competencies, which define who we are and set the agenda for our ministry focus: