Our MISSION

Make Disciples of Jesus Christ

Matthew 28:19-20

Our VISION

A Passion for God

A Connection with People

A Service with Impact

Luke 10:25-37

Our Values

We have six core values that guide us. These values describe the culture we desire to create at Albuquerque's First Baptist Church. 


Excellence in All We Do

Colossians 3:17, 23; Philippians 4:8


Worship with Impact

Romans 12:1-2; John 4:20-24


All People Matter to God

Romans 1:16-18


Service to Others

1 Peter 4:10-11; Ephesians 4:11-16


God's Word is our Foundation

2 Timothy 3:16-17; James 1:22


Community that is Authentic

Acts 4:32-37; John 13:34-35

What We Believe

We believe in the Holy Scriptures and the inerrancy and completeness of Scripture.

(2 Timothy 3:16-17, Revelation 22:18-19); 


Jesus was born through the virgin birth.

(Matthew 1:18); 


God is triune - Father, Son, and Holy Spirit - known as the "Trinity." 

(2 Corinthians 13:14); 


We believe in the Deity of Jesus.

(John 1:14); 


We believe in the substitutional death of Jesus.

(1 Peter 2:24); 


We believe in the power of Jesus' blood, and in the eternal security of believers.

Ephesians 1:7, 1 John 5:11-13


We believe salvation is by faith alone.

Ephesians 2:8-9


We believe man lives once but is judged.

Hebrews 9:27, 2 Corinthians 5:10


Eternity is how long we are created to exist with God. 

We will either exist eternally separated from God by sin, or in union with God through forgiveness and salvation. 

  • To be eternally separated from God is hell. 
  • To be eternally in union with Him is heaven. 
  • Heaven and hell are real places of eternal existence.

John 3:16, John 14:1-3, Revelation 20:5, 10, and 15, 1 John 2:25, 1 John 5:11-13

What to Expect

Finding just the right match for a church family can be challenging. At Albuquerque's First Baptist Church, we want you to know exactly what you and your family can anticipate. You can expect...


AN ATMOSPHERE IN WHICH YOU'LL BE COMFORTABLE

Our worship services vary in style, but in each one, a casual southwest atmosphere is the standard.


FUN, FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENT FOR YOUR CHILDREN

Upon arrival, visit the Children's Check-In Desk for special instructions about our preschool and children's areas. We have a complete worship service for children through the 6th grade. We welcome your children.


SMALL GROUPS JUST FOR YOU

We believe everyone should be in a small group. Inquire at the First Stop desk as you enter and discover what is available for your. Your child or young person will have a Small Group for their age as well. Small Groups are selected by age, life stage, and best fit for your needs. Click here for a complete list of small groups. 


IMPACTING AND ENGAGING WORSHIP

No matter which service you attend, we believe in involving everyone in the worship experience. Our worship teams work hard to make sure we create an atmosphere that focuses on God and allows you to connect with Him. 


PRACTICAL, BIBLICAL TEACHING

Pastor Michael Cook presents messages that are biblically based and practically relevant. You will be inspired and motivated.