I recently ran across the following theological statement that belongs to a denomination in the United States. I simply offer it to you for your critique, feedback and thoughts. What do you like about it? What does it offer? What is it lacking? Is this something you could stand behind?
“The [insert Denomination Name] acknowledges as its sole head, Jesus Christ, Son of God and Savior. It acknowledges as kindred in Christ all who share in this confession. It looks to the Word of God in the Scriptures, and to the presence and power of the Holy Spirit, to prosper its creative and redemptive work in the world. It claims as its own the faith of the historic Church expressed in the ancient creeds and reclaimed in the basic insights of the Protestant Reformers. It affirms the responsibility of the Church in each generation to make this faith its own in reality of worship, in honesty of thought and expression, and in purity of heart before God. In accordance with the teaching of our Lord and the practice prevailing among evangelical Christians, it recognizes two sacraments: Baptism and the Lord’s Supper or Holy Communion.”
While I know you could just google a phrase of this and find out what denomination it is – I’d rather you simply critique it and offer your thoughts without knowing what denomination is behind this statement.