At Edgington EPC we believe that God is the source, author and revealer of truth. In light of this, truth matters and that means Christians will rightly have certain convictions. Where does our church fit within the landscape of Christian beliefs? As a member of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Edgington EPC is a confessional church, fully committed to the rich theology and spiritual devotion of the historic Christian faith recovered at the Protestant Reformation, and best summarized in the Westminster Confession of Faith.
As a summary of some of our most basic and deeply held convictions, we affirm the following Essentials of our Faith.
All Scripture is self-attesting and being Truth, requires our unreserved submission in all areas of life. The infallible Word of God, the sixty-six books of the Old and New Testaments, is a complete and unified witness to God's redemptive acts culminating in the incarnation of the Living Word, the Lord Jesus Christ. The Bible, uniquely and fully inspired by the Holy Spirit, is the supreme and final authority on all matters on which it speaks. On this sure foundation we affirm these additional Essentials of our faith: