Calvary Baptist Church

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950 Old Kentucky Road / Cookeville, TN 38501
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Statement of Faith

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Section 1. Doctrine of the Bible


We believe in the Bible as the verbally (every word) and plenary (completely) inspired Word of God as contained in the original manuscripts; that all portions of Scripture are equally inspired and contain no contradiction; that the Scriptures are to be the only rule of faith and practice for the believer in Jesus Christ; and that the Canon, the sixty- six books of the Bible, is complete. Nothing shall be added to it nor taken from it. It is preserved in the English language in the King James Bible.


II Timothy 3:16-17; Hebrews 1:1; II Peter 1:20,21; Revelation 22:18-19.


Section 2. Doctrine of God


We believe that the

Church Covenant

Calvary Covenant


Having been led by the Holy Spirit to receive the Lord Jesus Christ as our Saviour and on the public confession of our faith, having been immersed in the name of the Father, and the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, we do now, in the presence of God and this assembly, solemnly and joyfully enter into covenant with one another, as one body in Christ.

We purpose, therefore, by the aid of the Holy Spirit, to walk together in Christian love; to strive for the advancement of this Church in knowledge, holiness and comfort; to promote its prosperity and spirituality; to attend its services regularly; to sustain its worship, ordinances, discipline and doctrines; to give it 


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Matthew 28:19-20

Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen.

Our Missionary in Selfridge, North Dakota


A Christian missionary can be defined as "one who is to witness across cultures". The Lausanne Congress of 1974, defined the term, related to Christian mission as, "to form a viable indigenous church-planting movement". Missionaries can be found in many countries around the world.

Jesus instructed the apostles to make disciples of all nations (Matthew 28:19–20). This verse is referred to by Christian missionaries as the Great Commission and inspires missionary work.