Brief Description of the Church

We are a mid-acts dispensational church that emphasizes right division of God’s word. We are an online ministry who hopes to one day gain the support and traction and have a place to assemble and invite those to worship and learn about Gods word together.

Church Programs

Sunday Morning Worship

Scripture’s View

Inspiration: Verbal Plenary Inspiration – “every word counts.”
Scripture Version used from the pulpit: KJV Only
Sufficiency of Scripture: God speaks through Scripture alone

Theological View

Gifts of the Spirit: Sign gifts have ceased
The Kingdom of God: All of the above
Israel: A true Israel will arise from among Jews and Gentiles.
The Rapture: Takes place before the Tribulation
The Tribulation: The seven-year period of Jacob’s Trouble
Interpretation of Scripture: A Scripture passage is to be taken literally whenever possible
Soteriology: Free Grace
Church Polity: Elder Governed Pastor Governed
Primary Purpose of the Church: To share the Gospel To teach and train Believers
The Law: Was for Israel and is not an obligation of the church
Tithing: Was an Old Testament requirement


Physical Address: Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
Phone Number: (540) 505-8216
Pastor’s Name: Matt Gaugler
Website: www.Thelanternchurchvirginia9198

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