How can we be saved?

What a precious truth this catechism contains! Question 29:  How can we be saved? Answer:  Only by faith in Jesus Christ and in his substitutionary atoning death on the cross; so even though we are guilty of having disobeyed God and are still inclined to all evil,... Read more

Catechism Follow Up- What is faith?

Question 30 What is faith in Jesus Christ? Answer: Faith in Jesus Christ is acknowledging the truth of everything that God has revealed in his Word, trusting in him, and also receiving and resting on him alone for salvation as he is offered to us in the gospel.... Read more

What happened last Sunday?

Hi Friends, This past Sunday we had two individuals come forward and share prophetic words with the church.  It led to a powerful time of ministry with dozens of people responding. However, I know this is a newer experience for some, so I thought an explanation of the... Read more

Embracing Weakness

Hi Friends, I want to let you know that I’m feeling led by the Spirit to take a brief break from our series in Luke, so that we can do 4 week topical series called, “Embracing Weakness:  Finding Strength in an Unlikely Source.”   The reason I am... Read more

Church is a mess

Hi Friends, Our church building is currently a mess as we continue in our renovations.  But it is such an encouraging mess!  The mess is being made, because we need to make space for God to move in more people’s lives .  And so we don’t regret the mess,... Read more

Christ Church Sunday Preview 6/16/19

Hi Friends, More and more as I talk with friends, neighbors and even members of the church, I find that there is so much confusion and hurt when it comes to gender identity.  So on mother’s day we took some time to try to bring healing by show what God says... Read more

Why does God care about sobriety?

I was recently having a conversation with someone and they asked me “What’s the big deal about getting drunk?”  I appreciated the honesty of the question. God’s word clearly says that drunkenness is wrong, but why does God care?  If we aren’t hurting anyone, what’s... Read more

Church Renovations are under way!

Hi Friends, Our renovation project has officially started. It’s amazing to see in a few short hours, how different the space looks already! We are really excited about this project and can’t wait to see how God will use it to help further the mission He... Read more

Catechism Follow Up Question 25

What a glorious truth this is! Question 25 Does Christ’s death mean all our sins can be forgiven? Answer:  Yes, because Christ’s death on the cross fully paid the penalty for our sin, God graciously imputes Christ’s righteousness to us as if it were our own and will... Read more

We continue in exploring the fundamentals of our Christian Faith through question 24 from the New City Catechism: Question 24 Why was it necessary for Christ, the Redeemer, to die? Answer:  Since death is the punishment for sin, Christ died willingly in our place to... Read more

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229 Moore Street
Philadelphia, PA 19148





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