Distinctives at Northside Calvary
The Inerrancy of the Scriptures - The Bible is the Word of God and is truthful in all that it contains.
The Authority of the Scriptures - The Bible is the final authority in all matters of Doctrine and Practice.
The Sufficiency of the Scriptures - The Bible contains everything we need for life and godliness.
Trinitarian - One God in three persons (Father, Son and Holy Spirit).
Christ Centered - Christ is the head of the Church and the point of all that we do.
Expository Preaching - The main point of a passage is the main point of the sermon.
Doctrines of Grace - God is Sovereign over all things including: salvation and sanctification.
Faith Alone - Salvation only comes through Christ on the basis of faith, not works.
Lordship - Christ must not only be our Savior but He must also be one's Lord.
Evangelistic - The Gospel is the only means of salvation and must be preached to the ends of the earth.
Baptistic - Baptism takes place after conversion as a public sign of one's commitment to following Christ.
Cessationistic - The miraculous gifts of the Holy Spirit are no longer given as spiritual gifts to the Church
Biblical Counselling - The Bible is the primary tool in all spiritual matters.
Premillennial - Christ will return to earth before His 1000 year reign.
Dispensational - God still has a future plan for national Israel.