Purpose - why we are here:

Loving God as He loves us, loving others as God loves them

Mark 12:28-31; Matthew 22:36-40

Mission - what we are supposed to be doing:

Making disciples who make disciples

Matthew 28:18-20; Mark 16:15; Luke 24:46-49; John 20:21; Acts 1:8

Vision - what we want to be:

Unified in the truth, surrendered to Jesus, maturing in faith, walking in love

Ephesians 4:11-16

Our Faith and Message

The Baptist Faith and Message is the Southern Baptist Convention confession of faith.  It summarizes key thought in the areas of the Scriptures (Bible) and its authority, the nature of God as expressed by the Trinity, the spiritual condition of man, God's plan of grace and salvation, the purpose of the local church, ordinances, evangelism, Christian education, interaction with society, religious liberty, and the family.

For deeper explanations and Scriptural references, please use this link:

The Baptist Faith and Message 2000 (PDF file)