• Sola Gratia

    A central cry of the Reformation was salvation by grace. Though the Roman Catholic Church taught that Mass is a “sacrifice [which] is truly propitiatory” and that by the Mass “God . . . grant[s] us … Continue Reading…

    Sola Gratia
  • Sola Fide

    The “material principle” of the Reformation was justification by faith alone. As the Westminster Confession of Faith says, “Faith, thus receiving and resting on Christ and his righteousness, is the … Continue Reading…

    Sola Fide
  • Solus Christus

    The Reformation called the church back to faith in Christ as the sole mediator between God and man. While the Roman Catholic Church held that “there is a purgatory and that the souls there detained … Continue Reading…

    Solus Christus
  • Sola Scriptura

    The doctrine that the Bible alone is the ultimate authority was the “formal principle” of the Reformation. In 1521 at the historic interrogation at the Diet of Worms, Luther declared his conscience to … Continue Reading…

    Sola Scriptura
  • Soli Deo Gloria

    The Reformation reclaimed the Scriptural teaching of the sovereignty of God over every aspect of the believer’s life. All of life is to be lived to the glory of God. The Westminster Shorter Catechism … Continue Reading…

    Soli Deo Gloria

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Connect Evening

WHO?  Single men and women from Evangelical Churches in Gauteng. Men from their last year of study and women 20 years and older. WHEN?  Saturday, … [Read More...]

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The Woodrow Family

Meet the Woodrow Family

  Our son Kent is finishing his senior year as a history and education major at Covenant College near Chattanooga, Tennessee. He is engaged to … [Read More...]

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Good Friday

“We may say that on the first Good Friday afternoon was completed that great act by which light conquered darkness and goodness conquered sin. That is the wonder of our Saviour’s crucifixion. There have been victories all over the world, but wherever we look for the victor we expect to find him with his heel upon the neck of the vanquished. The wonder of Good Friday is that the victor lies vanquished by the vanquished one. We have to look deeper into the very heart and essence of things before we can see how real the victory is that thus hides itself under the guise of defeat.”

(Phillip Brookes)

Confession of Faith

Core Values


Core Values

An explanation of Sola 5’s Core Values, with discussion questions.




The Constitution of the Sola 5 association of churches.