As Christians we believe that the Bible is the inspired Word of God and the only infallible rule for faith and life. As such, the Bible is our highest authority when it comes to:

Christians believe that Jesus Christ, the one and only Son of God, died on a cross 2000 years ago in our place. With his life he paid the penalty for our sins so that we could be forgiven and freed to live a new life before God. We begin this new life now and enjoy it into eternity. We also believe that anyone and everyone can have Jesus as their Saviour if they turn to him in faith (John 3:16).

Why do we call ourselves the Christian Reformed Church? Glad you asked! Our name is very meaningful.

CHRISTIAN - We hold to the Bible and three of the ancient Trinitarian Christian Creeds: The Apostles' Creed, The Nicene Creed, and The Athanasian Creed. Here is where we have great unity with Christians of other traditions around the world and through history.

REFORMED - We hold to three Confessions that come to us from the 16th century Reformation. This was a time in the Church when a fresh desire to follow only the teachings of the Bible was ignited. Our confessions are the Heidelberg Catechism, the Belgic Confession, and the Canons of Dort.

CHURCH - We hold to the teaching that believers in Jesus Christ are members of his holy community (the Church) and that we ought to assemble for worship, service and encouragement.

To look up any of our Creeds & Confessions and other positions of the Christian Reformed Church in North America just click here and you will be brought to the denomination's 'beliefs' page.