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New to the Faith

"All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work."

2 Tim 3:16 (NKJV)

Where Should I Get Started?

Importance of Scripture

First, you need a Bible, and you need to read it, and know it. Why? Because these are the very words of God "breathed out" to mankind. If you don't have a Bible, try visiting If you're in the Ripon area and need a Bible, let us know.


Mankind is sinful according to Romans Ch 3.

"What then? Are we better than they? Not at all. For we have previously charged both Jews and Greeks that they are all under sin.As it is written:“There is none righteous, no, not one;
There is none who understands;
There is none who seeks after God.
They have all turned aside"

You can't do anything to earn forgiveness of your sins (Eph 2:8 - 9)

"For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast."

But God did something for you, Christ earned the forgiveness of sins: (John 3:16,17)

"For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved."

Christ died to pay the penalty for your sins, and He rose again proving that He has victory over death! Read about how He died and rose again in the Scripture here. Only by accepting God's gift and believing that Christ, the Son of God, paid your penalty can anyone be forgiven of their sins, or 'saved.' This is the truth from God.

"that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. 10 For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation."
We want to be sure you understand salvation because of the eternal consequences. If you have any questions, please call us at 920-748-3936, or email us at

Get a Church Family

"not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as is the manner of some, but exhorting one another, and so much the more as you see the Day approaching" (Hebrews 10:25)

You need to have a church family to support you, one that preaches from the scriptures, and is following what the scriptures teach. If you're near to us in Wisconsin, we'd love to have you visit.


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Our facilities are newly located on Oshkosh Street across from Hillside Dental, right next to the walking trail in what was formerly the Affinity Clinic. 635 W Oshkosh St, Ripon, WI

Phone: 920-748-3936


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