We believe that we are sinners in the sight of God, justly deserving His displeasure, and without hope without His mercy. The gospel is the good news that God has rescued us from our sin, through the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.
The ’60s were a time of change, unrest and turmoil in Richmond and a time of discouragement for many. But a small group of God’s people believed it was also a time of great opportunity. When they met in the fall of 1966, their purpose was to explore the possibility of establishing a new church in Richmond, one which would joyfully proclaim the Word of God as it addressed the real needs of the world around them.
“In all our prayers we always pray with joy for all of you because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, being confident of this: That he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.” Philippians 1:6