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Who We Are 2018-02-07T02:40:16+00:00

Our Statement Of Faith

The Word of God:

We believe the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments are the inspired Word of God, complete as the revelation of God’s will for salvation, and the supreme and final authority in all matters to which they speak.

God the Father:

We believe in God the Father: an infinite, personal Spirit, perfect in holiness, wisdom, power, and love. We believe that He concerns Himself mercifully in the affairs of humanity, that He hears and answers prayer, and that He saves from sin and death all who come to Him through Jesus Christ.

Jesus Christ:

We believe that Jesus Christ is God’s eternal Son, who has precisely the same nature, attributes, and perfections as God the Father and God the Holy Spirit. We believe further that He is not only true God, but also true man, conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of the virgin Mary. We also believe in His sinless life, His atonement, His resurrection from the dead, His ascension into heaven, His priestly intercession on behalf of His people, and His personal, visible, return from heaven.

Holy Spirit:

We believe in the Holy Spirit, His personality and His work in regeneration, sanctification, and preservation. His ministry is to glorify the Lord Jesus Christ, to implement Christ’s work of redeeming the lost, and to empower the believer for godly living and service.

Salvation:

We believe in salvation by grace through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. We further believe that this salvation is based upon the sovereign grace of God, was purchased by Jesus Christ on the cross, and is received by faith.

The Church:

We believe that the Church is the spiritual body of which Christ is the head. We believe that this body expresses itself in local assemblies whose members have been immersed upon a credible confession of faith and have associated them for worship, for instruction, for evangelism, and for service.

Meet Pastor Jefferson

A native of Washington DC, Reverend Dennis V. Jefferson became the pastor of Meadows Baptist Church on May 31, 1981.  He is married to Cynthia and has two children, Ashley and Christian.  He obtained a B.A. from the American University, an M.S. from Johns Hopkins University, and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He is presently the owner and president of SSE, Inc., a local software development firm.

Rev. Jefferson started his ministry as a Youth Minister in his home church in SE Washington, DC.  Later he was called to the mission field in France where his main function was to spread the Word of God and establish churches. He has been a faithful servant of God.  With the diversified Christian training, Reverend Jefferson is invaluable to the spiritual growth of this congregation.

Rev. Jeffersn is a dynamic teacher and leader who is truly dedicated to God.

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Being a Christian is more than just an instantaneous conversion – it is a daily process whereby you grow to be more and more like Christ.

Billy Graham

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.

C. S. Lewis

I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me

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