Can We Actually Guess Which Christian Denomination You Are?

By: Tasha Moore
Estimated Completion Time
5 min
Approximately how big is your denomination?
As far as I know, there aren't many people.
We are not the largest, but our numbers are in the millions.
We are the largest Christian denomination.
We are a few million strong.

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Which sacraments does your denomination recognize?
We practice rituals of the New Testament, but we don't separate the Word of God from sacraments.
We practice the Lord's Supper and baptism.
We practice all of the sacraments.
I practice many things when I go to service, but I don't know the names.

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How does your faith deal with the scriptures?
I can't tell if it's scripture or prayer.
The Scriptures are the supreme guide to our practice of faith.
We deal mostly with doctrine handed down from leadership.
We focus a lot on the scriptures concerning the disciples.

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Who was a major thought leader of your denomination?
I don't know the history of the churches.
John Wesley
George Whitefield
Alexander Campbell

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Which people have the authority over church affairs?
I'm not into church politics.
Synods and church councils
Pope and cardinals
Congregation

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Which theological text was influential in shaping your faith?
Bible
The Christian System
Book of Worship
Ordinal

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What is the cornerstone belief of your faith?
God is good.
Building a personal relationship with God
Devotion
Jesus is Lord and Savior.

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What is the nature of worship in your church?
The congregation does whatever the pastor tells us to do.
It's equally spontaneous and liturgy-based.
It's entirely liturgical.
It's mostly spontaneous.

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What are your denomination's views on the less fortunate?
Every now and again I hear about charity work.
We are very concerned about the less privileged and improving society.
Our churches around world help the less fortunate.
My particular church is not very active, but the denomination is active in social issues.

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What style of prayer is recited in church?
I hear repeated prayers and some new ones.
The prayers are mostly taken from scripture.
Prayers are from written text.
Prayers are spoken on impulse.

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How many divinely inspired books do you recognize?
I usually follow words on a handout.
One or two books
More than I can count
Only the Bible

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What does the Communion ritual represent?
Sharing wine and bread with others
Christ's body and grace
Christ's physical body
Jesus Christ's spiritual presence

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Whom should followers aspire to be most like?
Good people
God's ideal beings
Our leaders set a great earthly example.
Jesus's disciples

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Who is responsible for biblical interpretation?
Bible teachers
Sanctified members of the church body
The church authority
Individuals

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Which university is affiliated with your denomination?
All Christian schools are great.
Boston University
University of Notre Dame
Texas Christian University

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What is a major ritual that you celebrate?
It's usually busiest during the Christian holidays.
We practice all sacraments.
Our governing councils uphold the seven sacraments.
Lord's Supper

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How can salvation be attained?
Ask for forgiveness with a clean heart.
Through God, with some church assistance
The church plays a huge part.
Through Jesus Christ Lord and Savior

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What types of baptism do you recognize?
I embrace all forms of baptism.
Believer's baptism and infant baptism
Baptism of blood and baptism of desire
We focus mainly on believer's baptism.

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How should the Bible be interpreted?
People who go to church a lot usually know what the Bible is about.
Through reason and faith traditions
Strict interpretation by church authority
There is no formal interpretation of the Bible.

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What is the logo for your denomination?
The cross symbolizes faith in Jesus.
The cross and flame
Coats of arms
St. Andrew's cross and red chalice

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How does your church perceive the importance of the Holy Spirit?
The Holy Spirit is mentioned in the Bible, so it's very important.
Believers should be open to receive the Holy Spirit.
The Holy Spirit guarantees infallibility.
We invite the Holy Spirit to command all aspects of service.

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How does your denomination handle the public declaration of faith?
I try to declare my faith both publicly and privately.
The Apostles' Creed and Nicene Creed are our declarations of faith.
We emphasize commitment to faith through approved actions.
We don't include it.

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What type of revivals does your faith engage in?
The revivals I hear about happen outside regular service.
Our denomination is a revival movement.
We don't recognize revivals.
We conduct spirited revivals from time to time.

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Was there ever a celebrity who was affiliated with your faith?
I'm not sure.
George W. Bush
Stephen Colbert
Ronald Reagan was baptized into my denomination.

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What do your select doctrines place emphasis on?
All aspects of Christianity
Power of the Holy Spirit
Any of the sacraments, but mainly the Eucharist
Discipleship

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Does your denomination acknowledge historical creeds and doctrine?
I don't know much about church history.
We only follow essential historical creeds.
We follow all historical creeds.
We do not place much emphasis on man-made doctrine.

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How sure are you of Christ's presence when practicing rituals?
I'm not too sure.
We believe that Christ should be present.
Christ comes through the presence of our leaders.
We are very sure when Christ is present.

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What is the name of your church service?
Regular service
Sunday service
Mass
Church service

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Whom did Jesus die for?
Those who want salvation
All people
The church
All those who repent of their sins

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Who is the founder of your denomination?
It depends on whatever church I visit.
John Wesley
Jesus Christ
Various members

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