To honor and glorify God is the highest calling of the church.
2 Corinthians 3:18, Psalm 29:1-9, Leviticus 10:3, Isaiah 43:7
Nothing matters to God more than people. Therefore people matter to us.
John 3, Luke 5:30-32, Luke 15, Matthew 18:14
The church should be culturally relevant while remaining doctrinally pure.
1 Corinthians 9:19-23, Jude 1:3, Romans 16:17
Clear practical biblical teaching is the catalyst for life – change.
Romans 2:13, Acts 2:44-47, 2 Timothy 4:2
Ongoing life change happens best in small groups.
Acts 5:42, Acts 20:20, Acts 2:44-47
Without unity it is impossible to have a healthy church and to be pleasing to God.
1 Corinthians 1:10, Ephesians 4:4-6, Romans 14, 1 Corinthians 13:2
Every Christian is called to be a minister and should do their ministry according to their spiritual gifts, abilities, and passions.
1 Corinthians 12 and 14, Romans 12, Ephesians 4, Psalm 133:1
Authentic Christ-honoring relationships define us as Christians and demonstrate our authenticity to the world. John 13:35, 1 John 3:14, 1st John 4:20
Spiritual growth and development leading to full devotion to Christ and His cause is normal and expected for every Christ-follower. 1 Timothy 4:7, Philippians 2:1-11, 2nd Corinthians 8:7, Colossians 3:23
The church should be led by those who are called by God to shepherd His people, and who possess the gifts to do so. Nehemiah 1-2, Romans 12:8, Acts 6:2-5 , Hebrews 13:17