Who We Are
Visitors are always welcome at all of our assemblies, but we realize that visiting a congregation for the first time can be an intimidating experience. Allow us, therefore, to introduce ourselves.
The Christians who make up the Melrose Drive church are a diverse group of people, from all walks of life, who sincerely want to follow God. We identify ourselves as simply Christians because we believe this is how the followers of Jesus in the New Testament would have identified themselves (Acts 11:26; 26:28). This identity comes from a deeply rooted determination to follow the teachings of Christ and the inspired writers of the New Testament and to avoid all religious affiliations and creeds of men (1 Peter 4:11).
Each of us became Christians by obeying the same form of doctrine the men and women of the New Testament did (Romans 6:17). After carefully considering the words of the Bible concerning Jesus, we came to believe that He is the Christ, the Son of God. We confessed that belief before others and upon repenting of our past sins, yielded our lives to Him by being baptized in His name for the remission of sins (Matthew 7:21-28; 10:32-33; Mark 16:15-16; Romans 10:9-10; Acts 2:38; 22:16; Romans 6:3-4; Acts 8:34-39). Each Christian here recognizes that they have been saved by the grace of God (Ephesians 2:8-10; Colossians 2:12-13; Titus 2:11-14). It is God’s grace and love toward us that compels us to live our lives in a Christ-like manner.
We look forward to having you visit us!