Approved November 8, 2017
1. We recognize first and foremost that prayer is the primary work of the people of God.
Philippians 4:6-7, Mark 11:17
2. Lost people matter to God, and therefore matter to us – the Church.
Luke 5:30-32We are responsible to be culturally relevant while remaining doctrinally pure.
1 Corinthians 9:19-23
3. Every person should pursue and continually take steps toward intimacy with Christ.
Ephesians 4:25-26
4. Every person should have an opportunity to take a step toward Christ through the establishment of relationships, service to church and others, or through classroom ministries regardless of their commitment level to Christ.
5. Servant leadership is the essence of how we effectively minister in the name of Jesus.
Matthew 20:26-28
6. We emphasize the need for each person to be a witness in local and global mission opportunities.
Acts 1:8
7. Leaders are required to model spiritual commitment to Christ, have leadership gifts, and have unquestionably embraced the mission, vision, and core values of the church and its ministries.
Romans 12:8
8. Ministry can best be accomplished through a team-based approach.
Nehemiah 3
9. Every person should have an opportunity and be encouraged to become a partner in ministry.
1 Corinthians 12
10. Biblical teaching is the catalyst of life changing spiritual growth. This happens best through the intertwining of weekly messages, small group, and large group teaching times.
Acts 2:44-47
11. Excellence honors God and inspires people.
Colossians 3:17
12. We value the intergenerational ministry focus.
Deuteronomy 4:9, Psalm 145:4