HISTORY

Fairview started bak in the 1950's (as Budlong Christian Church) by a group of Christ followers who loved being together and seeing Jesus made famous in the Carthage community. We have seen great growth since that time. 3 Campuses later, and a lot of change, Fairview continues to serve our community to one end, the make Jesus famous by growing as a community of Christ followers, dedicated to transforming the world with God's love for His glory.

 

WHAT WE BELIEVE

Read through these and then we’ll walk through them together...

  • We believe in one God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
    • Matthew 5:16, 45; 6:1,4,8,9; James 1:1; 4:9; Genesis 1:2; John 4:24; 14:16-20; 2 Peter 1:21
  • We believe in God the Father, creator of all things visible and invisible.
    • Genesis 1:1; Acts 17:24-28; Hebrews 11:3
  • We believe in Jesus Christ, God’s one and only Son, and our only Savior.
    • John 1:14; 1 John 4:9
  • We believe in the Holy Spirit and that he dwells and empowers all Christians.
    • 1 Corinthians 3:16; 6:19; 2 Timothy 1:14
  • We believe that the Bible is the inspired word of God and the final authority in all manners of faith.
    • Romans 15:4; Hebrews 4:12; 2 Timothy 3:16
  • We believe that salvation comes by the grace of God through the blood of Jesus Christ.
    • Matthew 26:28; Romans 5:6-11; Ephesians 2:8-9
  • We believe that the Bible teaches that you receive God’s grace by believing in Christ as God’s Son, repenting of sin, confessing Christ and being immersed in baptism.
    • Acts 2:38; Romans 5:1-2; 6:1-7; 2 Peter 3:9
  • We believe the church is the body and bride of Christ, founded on the day of Pentecost and consisting of all Christians everywhere.
    • Matthew 16:13-18; Acts 2:14-27
  • We believe the Bible teaches that the elders are to shepherd the local church.
    • Acts 20:28; 1 Timothy 3:1-7; 1 Peter 5:1-4

That may be brief. If you'd like more info, just contact us and we'll set up a time to sit down & talk more. That's where we're more comfortable anyhow.

 

WHO WE ARE

A community of Christ followers, dedicated to transforming the world with God's love for His glory. So, what does the mean in everyday life?

  1. Your relationship with Jesus matters the most!
  2. Your relationship with your family is key!
  3. Your relationships in the community (workplace, marketplace, neighborhood, schools) are vital!

Here's why - We are not trying to build a mega church. We are not trying to be hip or cool. We are hoping that we get to spend the time with our community to build healthy and attractive relationships so that people will ask, "Why are you so different?" or "I feel so at ease with you. Tell me why." So essentially, we want our relationships with Jesus to be experienced. We feel that relationships are truly transforming. So let's get a cup of coffee or iced tea and take the time to let Him lead us.