What We Believe

Hillside Christian School families come from a variety of Christian faith backgrounds. The school bases its ministry on the following Statement of Faith:

THE BIBLE: We believe the Bible is the only inerrant inspired Word of God.

GOD: We believe in one God, eternally existing in three persons, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

JESUS CHRIST: We believe Jesus Christ is true God and true man, having been conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of the virgin Mary. He died on the cross a sacrifice for our sins according to the Scriptures. He arose bodily from the dead and ascended into heaven, where at the right hand of the Father on high, He is now our High Priest and Advocate, and in the person of the Holy Spirit He indwells the believer.

HOLY SPIRIT: We believe the ministry of the Holy Spirit is to glorify the Lord Jesus Christ, and during this age, to convict, regenerate, seal, indwell, guide, instruct, and empower for life and service.

MANKIND: We believe man was created in the image of God but fell into sin and is therefore spiritually dead. Only through regeneration by the Holy Spirit can salvation and spiritual life be obtained.

SALVATION: We believe the shed blood of Jesus Christ and His resurrection provide the only ground for justification and salvation. All who believe in Him as Savior are born again by the Holy Spirit and as such are children of God.

CHRIST RETURNS: We believe in the personal and imminent return of our Lord Jesus Christ, and that this has a vital bearing on the personal life and service of the believer.

JUDGEMENT: We believe in the bodily resurrection of the dead, of the believer to everlasting blessedness and joy with the Lord, and of the unbeliever to judgement and eternal separation from God.

MARRIAGE: We believe the Biblical definition of marriage is between one man and one woman.

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION: We believe that Christian education is the responsibility of parents and must emphasize Biblical truth and character building. We believe character building cannot be separated from scholastic instruction. By developing positive Biblical character traits in all scholastic areas, the purpose of Godly education is best achieved. Consistent, loving discipline, and encouragement are necessary for proper character building.