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ABOUT US

Whether you’ve been involved with church your whole life or are just starting to explore the idea of it, we want you to know that your experience at Lifeway will be one of genuine warmth, friendship and hope.

WHO WE ARE

Lifeway is a Southern Baptist Church and a place where friends are family. We believe a church should be filled with people committed to serving the Lord and loving their neighbors. You will always find us ready to lend a helping hand, a needed hug or an ear to listen. We feel blessed to be an intimate congregation, where people of all ages are able to interact; and we celebrate and cherish the diversity of our church family.

WHAT WE DO

Together we are learning of God's great, unconditional love for us in:



  • Fellowship

  • Worship

  • Ministry

  • Discipleship

  • Outreach

OUR COMMUNITY

We are ordinary people from all walks of life who love God and care about reaching our neighbors and community beyond our church walls. We try to accomplish our goal to love and serve others through partnerships and opportunities.

OUR HISTORY

In 1965, there was only one Southern Baptist Church in the growing community of Vista, CA. With surplus funds available from their own building project, Buena Vista Baptist Church's visionary pastor, B. Wade McKinley said, "Let's buy some land to build a mission on the north side of town."  Four plus acres of land was secured for the grand sum of $20,000.  This Mission of Buena Vista Baptist Church was named North Vista Baptist Church and was established on January 5, 1965.  It wasn't until June 21, 1970 that North Vista Baptist Church (aka Lifeway) became an independent church.

WHAT WE BELIEVE

Together we are learning of God's great, unconditional love for us in:



  • Fellowship

  • Worship

  • Ministry

  • Discipleship

  • Outreach

OUR LEADERSHIP

We are led by a team of full-time and part-time staff as well as volunteers who share their God-given talents and gifts to manage our church affairs and further God's kingdom.

 

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WHAT IS THE CHRISTIAN FAITH?

You were created to know God in personal way through His son Jesus Christ. Jesus died for our sins, was buried, was resurrected, and thereby offers salvation to all who will receive Him in faith. Unique among all other faiths, Christianity is more about a relationship than religious practices. Instead of adhering to a list of “do’s and don’ts,” the goal of a Christian is to cultivate a close walk with God. That relationship is made possible because of the work of Jesus Christ and the ministry of the Holy Spirit.