We believe that the resurrection of Jesus Christ changes everything.
We are glad you are here and we encourage you to read more about the beauty of God found in these powerful doctrines of Christianity. Crosscurrent Church stands in the tradition of historic evangelical confessionalism in unity with the historic Christian church. We believe and confess the Apostle’s, Nicene and Chalcedonian Creeds as accurate representations of Scripture’s teaching. There are about 13 statements that we would say are essential for leadership at Crosscurrent Church (see Statement of Faith), and even fewer that we would require for partnership.
Some Frequently asked questions we get refer to the doctrines of Compatabilism, Continuationism, and Complementarianism. These are distinctives we would require of a pastor but not necessarily of our leaders or partners. Here is what we mean by those terms:
1. Compatibilism refers to the belief that God’s sovereignty and man’s responsibility are compatible doctrines. We do not minimize or overemphasize one over the other, and we do not argue the various views on Election or Free Will. We believe both are compatible doctrines, and see them in healthy tension throughout the scriptures.
2. Continuationism refers to the continuation of the Holy Spirit’s work in the church today. We believe that the church is to be Spirit-led and Spirit-filled. We also believe that the fruit of the Spirit and the gifts of the Spirit are to be at work in our lives on a regular basis. Regarding the gifts of the Spirit, we do believe that they are valid today and should be exercised biblically.
3. Complementarianism refers to the equality of male and female in value as they complement one another in the home and church, and the humble principle of male servant leadership as indicated in the scriptures.
For a complete statement of what we believe please see our Statement of Faith. If you would like to know more about Jesus or our church, we invite you to email Pastor John at John@crosscurrentchurch.org.
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