✔ We value the Bible as essential to all preaching and teaching regarding our understanding of God and his interaction with all people.
(Matthew 28:20a; Colossians 3:16a; 2 Timothy 2:15; 3:16-17; Hebrews 4:12)
✔ We value worship as essential to our personal and corporate expression of our love for God.
(Psalm 29:2; 100:2; Romans 12:1; Hebrews 12:28)
✔ We value prayer as essential to our relationship with God as well as to our concern and care for people.
(2 Chronicles 7:14; Luke 18:1 ff; Ephesians 6:18; Philippians 4:6-7; James 5:13-16)
✔ We value Missions-as-a-lifestyle as essential to discipling people at home and around the world.
(Matthew 28:19-20; Acts 1:8)
✔ We value investing in the children/youth of our church and community as essential to the advancement of God’s Kingdom.
(Deuteronomy 6:1-7; Proverbs 22:6; Ephesians 6:4)
✔ We value serving based on each person’s giftedness as essential to God honoring ministry.
(Romans 12:3-8; 1 Corinthians 12:2-6, 27-31; Ephesians 2:8-10; 4:11-13)
A Disciple is a follower of Jesus Christ who demonstrates personal growth in …
✔ Biblical relationships – investing in our relationship with God and healthy caring relationships with others. We are created for community.
✔ Service – humbly and sacrificially serving others with our God-given gifts and abilities in order to strengthen the body of Christ and further its ministry.
✔ Stewardship – giving our time, talents, and resources for God’s purposes here on earth. All that we are and have belongs to Him.
✔ Witness – lovingly reaching out to people for the purpose of seeing them redeemed for eternity. People without Christ are lost.
✔ Worship – spending meaningful personal time with God and by worshiping Him with fellow believers. A holy loving God deserves our praise.