What We Believe

What We Believe

Christ Church is a reformed, evangelical, Christian church.  That’s the really simple version. If you’re curious what those terms mean, keep reading. If you’ve got theological questions that are more in-depth feel free to contact us, or just come to one of our worship services and ask questions.

Reformed

“Reformed” means that we believe God is sovereign in all aspects of life, including our salvation. This means that God is in complete control, which, if you think about it, makes sense. After all, we’re talking about God.

Evangelical

“Evangelical” means that we believe the Bible is actually God’s word. And we proclaim the good news it contains, because that is the only way that people will be saved from their sins.

Christian

“Christian” means that we have repented of our sins and believed in Jesus for forgiveness. Jesus is God’s son. He came to earth and was born as a baby boy. He lived a perfect, sinless life and died on a cross, executed for His people to pay the penalty that their sin deserves. Then He was raised from the dead and ascended to heaven, where we will go to be with Him.

What is “Reformed”?

A Brief and Untechnical Statement of the Reformed Faith by Benjamin B. Warfield I believe that my one aim in life and death should be to glorify God and enjoy him forever; and that God teaches me how to glorify him in his holy Word, that is, the Bible, which he has given by the infallible inspiration of his Holy Spirit in order that I may certainly know what I am to…