Poplar Springs Drive Baptist Church is so focused on Christ’s love; others are attracted to our celebration!
a. Jesus had that amazing balance of being totally committed to obeying God’s will and yet He is the most caring, loving, forgiving person who ever walked this earth.
Sinners and the irreligious were drawn to Him.
b. It is our hope from the moment people first take part in worship here at PSDBC that they experience the Spirit and character of Jesus Christ and they will be drawn to Him. Matthew 11:36-40
a. We acknowledge that God has commissioned the family as the basic unit for communicating the Christian faith.
b. We believe that church activities should include suggested experiences for the family unit that enhance the family being a platform for sharing the gospel.
c. We believe there are challenges faced by families that the church should help meet so that the transitions of life become teachable moments.
Deuteronomy 6: 7; Psalm 90: 16; Ephesians 6: 1-4
a. We desire worship to be Spirit-led and Christ-centered.
b. We desire Sunday and Wednesday to be highlight of each person's week ... the most inspiring and exciting time of their week.
c. We believe that personal worship through a daily quiet time is a key for each person being prepared for corporate worship.
Matthew 28: 17; Psalm 2: 11; Mal/hew 2:2,8,11; Revelation 4.
a. Our local mission field is to lead boys and girl s and adults to Jesus Christ.
b. Our global mission field is Jerusalem (Meridian Area), Judaea (State of Mississippi), Samaria (United States with ethnic diversity), and uttermost parts of the world (whole world).
c. We see prayer, giving, partnerships, and going as four major keys for reaching our world for Christ." Matthew 28: 18-20; Acts 1:8.
a. We believe God's Word is perfect truth in its entirety.
b. We believe in teaching God's Word in every ministry (babies to senior adults).
c. We believe it is our responsibility to call on the Holy Spirit to reveal the relevance of God's Word to everyday life.
Luke 19:46; Romans 8:26-27
a. We believe that the message and beliefs of the church never change, but methodologies of ministry may change continually under the leadership of the Holy Spirit.
b. Spirit-led innovation is encouraged over tradition and status quo.
We believe it is the responsibility of the church and its members to be faithful stewards of the resources God has entrusted to us. Malachi 3:8-10; Matthew 6:19-21
This means working to build up and cooperate with other Christ-centered, Bible-believing, evangelical ministries as God leads.
Philippians 1.10; Philippians 4:8
a. We believe in servant ministry to members that always seeks to go the "extra mile".
We want our members to be treated better than the best business would treat their regular customers.
b. We believe in servant ministry to our prospects that always seek to go the "extra mile". We want our guests to be treated better than the best business would treat their potential customers.
c. We believe in servant ministry with and to all ages. The Ministerial Staff is called to lead, recruit, teach and train people to do ministry, but we believe every Christian is called to be a minister.