What we believe

Basics of Christianity: The bulk of what we believe we hold in common with the Christian church around the world and throughout the ages. 

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The Bible: We call the Bible God’s Word, believing that, by the power of the Holy Spirit, God speaks to us through this book.

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Reformed "Accent": It’s all about God! Those of us who speak with a Reformed accent hold a very high view of God’s sovereignty: God’s plan, God’s will, God’s power...

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Reprinted from CRCNA website with permission (c) Faith Alive Christian Resources, permission granted July 2014.

From Pastor Jonathan: Among other things, the Reformed understanding emphasizes that we are saved by God's grace alone, only through faith in Jesus, and that the Bible as God's Word is our ultimate authority. If you have any questions about what it means to be a Christian, or questions about the Reformed “accent”, please don't hesitate to email me at info@newhopebgr.org! I would be glad to address questions you may have.