What is confessional reformed theology?

It is not only holding to a confession from the era of the reformation, but it’s a posture, even theologically, where we understand that there are truth claims – in particular, truths about Jesus – that are to be believed in, trusted, rested in, and confessed.


Instruments for Unity around the Truth of Scriptures

Confessions – are longer and more systematic statements of belief. Examples include our Westminster, and others like the French, Scot’s, and Second Helvetic Confessions.

Our WCF Confessional Standards

Westminster Confession of Faith – PCA Links

Creeds – tend to be short statements of belief, such as the Apostle’s and Nicene Creed.

Apostles’ Creed / Nicene Creed

Catechisms – are set in question and answer form. Examples include the Westminster Larger and Shorter Catechisms. and the Heidelberg and City Catechisms.

 Heidelberg Catechism / New City Catechism

Reformed Theology

CalvinismCovenantal | Confessional