“And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man.”  -Luke 2:52

Our Beliefs

Hold fast the form of sound words, which thou hast heard of me, in faith and love which is in Christ Jesus. (2 Timothy 1:13)

Statement of Faith

Understand that the above statements do not exhaust the content of our beliefs which are founded within the Word of God.

Teaching Sound Doctrine

But as for you, speak the things which are proper for sound doctrine (Titus 2:1)

Position On Marriage & Human Sexuality

Statement on the Sanctity of Human Life

We believe that followers of Jesus Christ who are governed by the Bible are ethically obligated to preserve, promote, and defend the sanctity of life.

We believe that whenever there is an ethical dilemma the default position should always be to protect life, including the unborn (Prov. 24:11–12). Jesus teaches this principle of carefulness in the Sermon on the Mount when He instructs His followers not only to avoid killing, but to cease from any activity or passion that increases one’s proclivity toward murder (Matt 5.21-22).

We believe that the Bible consistently depicts life in the womb as both personal and human. Therefore, Wayside Chapel and Wayside Christian School affirms the sanctity of life as established by God the Creator and believes that such sanctity extends to the child not yet born. Life is a gift from God. All human life, including life developing in the womb, is created by God in His image and is, therefore, to be nurtured, supported, and protected. From the moment of conception, a child is a human being with all of the developing characteristics of human life, and this life is dependent on the mother for its continued development.

We believe that all human life is sacred and created by God in His image. Human life is of inestimable worth in all its dimensions, including pre-born babies, the aged, the physically or mentally challenged, and every other stage or condition from conception through natural death. We are therefore called to defend, protect, and value all human life. (Ps. 139)