Core Values

1. Biblical authority & power
We value the Bible as God’s Word and recognize it as the final authority for our lives and ministry.

2 Timothy 3:16-17; 2 Peter 1:20-21; Psalm 12:6; Hebrews 4:12

2. Christ-centered praise
We value praising God as a church in ways that exalt Christ, are spiritually meaningful and culturally relevant.

Ephesians 5:19-20; 1:12; Psalm 33:3; 149:1

3. A Culture of Prayer
We value individual and corporate prayer as expressions of our dependence on God for power and guidance.

2 Chronicles 7:14; Acts 2:42; 4:31; Ephesians 6:18; Colossians 4:2; James 4:2

4. Lifechanging Discipleship
We value developing fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ through teaching, training and relationships
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Matthew 28:18-20; Colossians 1:28; 1 Corinthians 11:1; Proverbs 27:17

5. Reaching the Lost
We value sharing Jesus Christ with lost people near and far.

Acts 1:8;Luke 24:47; 1 Peter 3:15; 2 Thessalonians 3:1

6. Sacrificial Stewardship
We value the role of every Christian as a steward of God’s time and resources, and strive to give sacrificially.

1 Corinthians 4:7b; 6:19-20; 12:7; 2 Corinthians 9:6-11; 1 Peter 4:10

7. Leadership Development
We value identifying, inspiring, and equipping those God has called to leadership in the church.

Luke 6:12-16; Luke 10:1-2; Exodus 18:14-26; 1 Corinthians 12:8

8. Adaptive Ministry
We value a willingness to change in order for ministries to effectively impact people.

1 Corinthians 9:19-23; Acts 10:9-28; 1 Chronicles 12:32

9. Healthy Relationships
We value developing loving relationships that are marked by care, authenticity, and forgiveness.

Romans 13:8; James 2:14-17; Philemon 7; Colossians 3:13

10. Practical Ministry
We value ministering to people’s physical and material needs.

James 2:14-17; Galatians 2:10; Matthew 25:31-46; Isaiah 58:7

11. Healthy Families
We value helping family members understand and grow in their roles and relationships.

Ephesians 5:22-6:4; Deuteronomy 11:18-21; Exodus 20:12; 1 Timothy 5:8