ABOUT OUR CHURCH
At FBC Crane, our mission is to raise up disciples of Jesus who love God radically, grow spiritually together & impact the world
Love God Radically
1. Teach the Bible as God’s true Word
2. Create gathering spaces that are focused on the worship of Jesus
3. Seek God’s wisdom in everything through prayer
Grow Spiritually Together
1. Partner with parents to help their children love Jesus and want to engage the world
with the Gospel
2. Disciple everyone so they can grow, serve & play where God has planted them
3. Leverage technology for community and spiritual growth
Impact the World
1. Live out a culture of authenticity & confession
2. Work with local groups to help our community thrive
3. Share the hope of Jesus to the nations
How are WE going to do this?
Jump in with both feet!
1. Show up
3. Give generously of your financial means
5. Invite people to join us
Pastor Chris Farrell is a native Texan born and raised in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Chris graduated from Texas A&M University in 2001 with a degree in Psychology and then went on to earn two Masters degrees from Dallas Theological Seminary in 2005. Chris has pastored in New Jersey and in Texas and loves to see how God's Word comes alive and changes people forever. Chris enjoys sports (especially Texas A&M and Dallas teams), traveling to make new adventures, trying new restaurants and spending time with his family and friends. In 2006 Chris and Amanda were married and they have two wonderful kids.
Kids Ministry Leader
WHAT WE BELIEVE
We believe the Bible is inspired by God and is inerrant in its content.
(Psalm 19:7-10, 2 Timothy 3:15-17, 2 Peter 1:19-21)
We believe God exists as a Trinity of Father, Son & Holy Spirit.
(Genesis 1:1-3, John 1:1-3, Acts 16:6-10)
We believe God is the Sovereign Creator and Sustainer of all.
(Psalm 139:1-18, Acts 17:22-28, Colossians 1:15-17)
We believe all people are created in God's image to know God.
(Genesis 1:26, Psalm 8:3-8, James 3:9)
We believe all human beings, outside of Christ, are separated from God by sin. (Genesis 6:5, Romans 3:23, James 2:11)
We believe human beings are unable in themselves to solve their sin problem. (Psalm 51:5, Jeremiah 17:9, Ephesians 2:1-3)
We believe Jesus Christ died for sinners and rose from the dead.
(Acts 5:30, Romans 5:8, Galatians 3:13)
We believe salvation is by grace alone, through faith alone in Christ alone.
(John 3:16, Galatians 2:15-16, Ephesians 2:8-9)
We believe Jesus is the only way by which a sinner can be saved.
(John 14:6, Acts 4:12, 1 Timothy 2:5)
We believe baptism is the immersion of a believer in water.
(Acts 2:3-8, Romans 6:1-4, Colossians 2:11-12)
We believe the local church is made up of baptized believers.
(Matthew 16:15-19, Acts 2:41-47, Acts 6:3-6)
We believe the two ordinances are Baptism and the Lord's Supper.
(Matthew 26:26-29, Acts 2:38, 1 Corinthians 1:23-26
We believe in the Great Commandment and the Great Commission
(Matthew 28:18-20, Mark 12:29-31, Acts 1:8)
We believe one day Jesus Christ will return for his church.
(John 14:1-3, 1 Thessalonians 4:12-18, Revelation 21:1-4)