What does the International Church of Christ teach?

The International Church of Christ is Orthodox in most of its theology. It accepts and affirms the following doctrines.

  1. The Trinity is one God and three persons: Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
  2. The deity of Christ
  3. The deity of the Holy Spirit.
  4. The physical Resurrection of Christ
  5. The Bible is the inspired word of God and the ultimate source of authority.
  6. Baptism is for adults only.
  7. There is a literal Hell.
  8. Satan is a literal fallen Angel.

Aberrant Doctrines/Practices

  1. Baptism, by emersion, is essential to salvation.
  2. Baptism must be as a true "disciple" or it is not valid.
  3. Baptism must be performed in the International Church of Christ to be valid.
  4. Being a disciple is necessary to be a Christian.
  5. There should only be one Church in each city or town.
  6. The ICC is the true remnant of God's people as the true Church.
  7. Only ICC-baptized members are saved.
  8. Sin lists of disciples are often kept.
  9. Heavy influence into the personal lives of disciples.



About The Author

Matt Slick is the President and Founder of the Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry.