What We Believe

THE WORD OF GOD

 

Oakwood Church is committed to the preaching and teaching of the inerrant and infallible Word of God as the only rule of faith and practice within the church.

THE MARKS OF THE CHURCH

 

Oakwood Church is committed to preserving and employing the marks of a true Christian church: the faithful preaching of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, the right administration of the sacraments of baptism and the Lord's Supper, and the biblical application of church discipline for the purity of the church and the restoration of the believer.

HISTORIC CHRISTIAN ORTHODOXY

 

Oakwood Church is committed to historic Christian orthodoxy in the Reformed tradition as expressed in the Westminster Standards, which are the doctrinal standards of the Presbyterian Church in America, the denomination to which Oakwood belongs.

 

GRACE-ORIENTATION

 

Oakwood Church is committed to proclaiming and modeling the grace of God in Jesus Christ as the only source for human sanctification and salvation, as well as the proper motivation for Christian love and service.