First and foremost I want to welcome you to our website. I’m Pastor Wayne C. Villarreal and my lovely wife’s name is Ana. I encourage you to take the time to get to know us a little better by visiting the What We Believe and About Us sections of the website. There are many Presbyterian Churches out there that are faithfully serving our Lord Jesus Christ. Why another Presbyterian Church? Why Faith Bible Presbyterian Church? The reason why we chose Faith Bible Presbyterian Church as our name, is because we want others to see that we are truly committed to “…the Word of God and testimony of Jesus Christ…”; we are contending “earnestly for the faith which was once for all delivered to the saints” (Rev. 1:9, Jude 3).
Faith is vitally important because it is faith alone in the once for all atoning sacrifice of our Lord Jesus Christ that results in salvation (Heb. 10:10). Salvation is free to all who call upon the name of the Lord Jesus Christ (Rom. 10:13). The deliverance from the penalty of sin is not something that can be earned (Eph 2.8-9). Saving faith in the Savior is a gift from God (Phil 1:29). It is for this reason we seek to “present every man perfect in Christ Jesus” by encouraging them to set aside all human effort and trust in Christ alone for the forgiveness of their sin (Colo 1:28).
Bible is also very important to our name. The Word of God, the Bible, is God’s infallible message to mankind (2 Tim 3:16; 2 Pet 1:21). Without this Book, we or any other local assembly would have absolutely nothing worthwhile to teach or preach. The Bible is central to the Lord’s ministry here because as Paul tells us in Rom. 10:17 “faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the Word of God.” It is for that reason the Bible plays the major role in the manner in which we do ministry here at Faith Bible.
Presbyterian is our denominational name. Presbyterian comes from the New Testament word for elder, bishop or presbyter. Consequently, this name refers to the type of government that oversees our church body. Presbyterianism, like the United States, has a representative form of government where the elected spiritual leaders (elders) make up the session board of the local assembly and carries on church business (Acts 14:23).
Church is the term by which God has chosen to describe the assembly of people that are called by His name. The Church is being built by Christ and upon the message of the Gospel (Matt. 16:18; 1Cor. 3: 11). The local church is a part of the body of Christ (1 Cor. 12:12-13).
Won’t you join us in worshipping the Creator, the one and only true and living God and Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ?