|Distinguishing one Christian church
from another is difficult. Our statements of faith
are similar. However, the churches comprising the
Body of Christ do have different emphases.
Portland Bible Church is all about teaching.
We take music
seriously and believe that hymns provide the best format
to express thought and appreciation for God. The
hymns we use are Biblically accurate and arrangements
are musically interesting and fun to sing.
Our lessons are lectures, presented
by a pastor trained in the languages and historical
context of Scripture and gifted by the Holy Spirit. We go through verse by
verse, revealing the Holy Spirit's intentions for our
While many churches
emphasize counseling, we believe in the privacy,
self-determination, and spiritual growth of the
individual believer. Growing in the grace and
knowledge of Christ, we're able to endure life's
challenges on our own.