Doctrine really matters.
Here is what we believe.
Teach what accords with sound doctrine.
- THE APOSTLE PAUL
The Bible is God's Word and therefore is our final authority. That being said, everyone brings presuppositions to interpreting the Bible. Everyone has a creed. Everyone has a theological framework. We want to be open and honest about our doctrinal presuppositions and framework. We strive to study, interpret, teach, apply, and enjoy the Bible in the context of what the Church has affirmed for centuries.
Read this short article and this short article to better understand the helpfulness of historic Christian creeds and our use of them.
Our official doctrinal statement is composed of three historic creeds and one Reformed catechism:
Though not part of our statement of faith, we also recognize the usefulness and sound doctrine expressed in other Reformed confessions such as: the Belgic Confession, the Canons of Dort, and the Westminster Standards (Confession of Faith, Larger Catechism, and Shorter Catechism).