Affiliated congregations are committed to a faith proposition that includes:
A Biblical theology as defined by the ADC Statement of Beliefs
A principle based, discipleship model of congregational life
Congregational autonomy in church administration
A Conservative Anabaptist worldview expressed by a lifestyle based on the Sermon on the Mount for all who enter into the Kingdom of Christ, living counter-culturally to engage the secular culture in the kingdom of this world.
Equal emphasis on the two great calls of the church, to make disciples by evangelizing unbelievers, and by nurturing believers
Two offices for local church governance, which include bishops/elders/pastors, and deacons for church benevolence ministries, also utilizing spiritually gifted lay brethren in congregational life
Apologetic defense of biblical faith
Statement of Beliefs
Download the ADC statement of beliefs.