Our Mission and Core Values

In a word, we're about Living the Purposed Life of Reconciliation

Matthew 7:14; 9:2, 22, 29; 10:39; 13:58; 15:28;  John 1:4; 3:15-16; 6:33, 35, 47; Acts 6:5; 11:24; 20:24; Romans 1:12, 17; 6:4, 10, 13, 23; 8:2, 6; 10:17; 14:1; 1 Corinthians 2:5; 4:17; 13:2; 15:45; 2 Corinthians 1:24; 3:6; 4:11; 5:7; 8:7; 10:15; Galatians 2:16, 20; 3:26; 5:6; Ephesians 4:1; 5:2; 6:3, 16; Philippians 3:9; Colossians 1:4, 10; 2:5; 3:3-4; 1 Thessalonians 1:3; 3:2; 4:7, 11-12; 5:8; 2 Thessalonians 1:3-4, 11; 1 Timothy 1:5; 4:8, 12, 16; 6:11; 2 Timothy 1:9; 2:22; 3:10, 12; 2 Timothy 3:12, 15; Hebrews 4:2; 11:1, 6; 13:7; James 1:3, 20; 2:5, 14-26; 3:13; 1 Peter 3:10; 2 Peter 1:3, 5; 1 John 5:4; Jude 1:20

Our Core Values

Continuous Prayer

We value continuous prayer communicating with our heavenly Father through Christ in times alone and with others.

Matthew 5:44; 6:5-9; 14:23; 21:13,22; 26:36,41; Acts 1;14; 2:42; 4:24; 6:4; 10:9; 14:23; 21:5; Romans 10:1; 12:12;  Ephesians 1:18; 3:16-17; 6:19; Philippians 1:4,9; 4:6; Colossians 1:3,10; 4:2-3,12; 1 Thessalonians 3:10; 5:17; 2 Thessalonians 1;11; 3:1; Philemon 1:6; James 5:13-16; Jude 1:20

Whole-hearted Worship

We value wholehearted worship that is not just a style of music or relegated to Sunday services, but is the offering of the totality of our lives in joyful adoration and service to God.

Exodus 15:1-2; Deuteronomy 32:3-4; 1 Samuel 2:1-2; 1 Chronicles 16:8-10, 23-25, 28-29; 2 Chronicles 20:21-22; Psalm 7:17; 8:1-2; 9:1-2; 16:7-9; 21:13; 22:3, 22-23, 29; 40:3; 61:8; 63:3-4; 72:19; 86:12-13; 95:6; 99:5; 100:2; 138:1-2; 147:1; 150:6; 119:164; Habakkuk 3:18-19; Matthew 2:2; 4:10; 15:9; John 4:23-24; Romans 12:1; Ephesians 1:3; Philippians 3:3; 4:4-5; Hebrews 12:28; 13:15; 1 Peter 2:9; Revelation 5:12; 7:12; 15:3-4; 19:1, 6-7

Communicating God’s Word

We value communicating God’s Word to both believer and non-believer in creative and relevant ways believing God’s truth is the key to transformed lives.

Deuteronomy 4:1-2; 17:19; Joshua 8:34; Psalms 19:7-10; 119; Isaiah 34:16; 40:8; Jeremiah 15:16; 36:1-32; Matthew 5:17-18; 22:29; Luke 21:33; 24:44-46; John 5:39; 16:13-15; 17:17; Acts 2;16ff; 17:11; Romans  12:7; 15:4; 16:25;26; Colossians 3:16; 2 Timothy 2:2, 15, 24; 3:15-17; Titus 2:1; Hebrews 1:1-2; 4:12; 1 Peter 1:25; 2 Peter 1:19-21

Developing Maturity

We value developing maturity through the life-impacting power of the Holy Spirit transforming our emotional, mental, spiritual, and physical beings into the likeness of Christ.

Psalm 119:7, 71, 73; Proverbs 1:5; 9:9; Matthew 28:18-20; Luke 2:52; Acts 2:47; 2 Corinthians 10:15; Ephesians 4:13; 4:15; Philippians 3:15; Colossians 1:10; 4:12; 1 Thessalonians 4:4; 2 Thessalonians 1:3; 1 Timothy 5:4; Titus 3:14; Hebrews 5:14; 6:1; James 1:4 1 Peter 2:2; 2 Peter 3:18

Courageous Outreach

We value courageous outreach by boldly living out our faith in Christ and engaging people in our community and the world for the purpose of reconciling them to Christ, His love, His family, and His mission.

Psalm 67:1-2; Matthew 4:19; 9:10, 37-38; 10:5-15; 13:3-23; 28:18-20; Mark 16:15; Luke 10:1-18; John 1:41; 3:16; 9:4;  Acts 1:7-8; 2:42-47; 4:31; 20:24; Romans 10:13-15; 1 Cor. 9:19-22; 2 Cor. 5:14; 5:18-20;  Ephesians 3:1-11; Col. 1:6;  4:5; 1 Thessalonians 1:8; 2 Timothy 4:5; Hebrews 2:1-3; 11:39-12:2; 1 Peter 2:4-10; 3:15-16; 2 Peter 3:9; Revelation 22:17

Authentic Relationships

We value authentic relationships beginning with God’s simple command to love one another resulting in the reconciliation of man to man and caring, encouraging friendships with believers and non-believers.

Proverbs 17:17; 18:24; 27:6, 9; Ecclesiastes 4:10; Matthew 11:19; John 15:13; 13:34; 17:3; Acts 2:47; Romans 1:12; 12:10, 16; 13:8; 14:13; 15:7; 1 Corinthians 1:10; 12:25; Galatians 5:13; 6:2; Ephesians 4:2, 32; 5:21; Colossians 3:9, 13, 16; 1 Thessalonians 3:12; 4:9; 5:11, 13, 15; Hebrews 3:13; 10:24-25; 13:1; James 4:11; 5:9, 16; 1 Peter 1:22; 3:8; 4:8-9; 5:5; 1 John 3:11, 23; 4:7, 11

Loving Families

We value loving families where husbands and wives love and respect each other; parents nurture their children, children respect and obey their parents, and where the single, divorced and widowed are welcomed into our families.

Genesis 1:26-28; 2:15-25; 3:1-20; Exodus 20:12; Deuteronomy 6:4-9; Joshua 25:15; 1 Samuel 1:26-28; Psalms 51:5; 78:1-8; 127; 128; 139:13-16; Proverbs 1:8; 5:15-20; 6:20-22; 12:4; 13:24; 14:1; 17:6; 18:22; 22:6, 15; 23:13-14; 24:3; 29:15, 17; 31:10-31; Ecclesiastes 4:9-12; 9:9; Malachi 2:14-16; Matthew 5:31-32; 18:2-5; 19:3-9; Mark 10:6-12; Romans 1:18-32; 1 Corinthians 7:1-16; Ephesians 5:21-33; 6:1-4; Colossians 3:18-21; 1 Timothy 5:8, 14; 2 Timothy 1:3-5; Titus 2:3-5; Hebrews 13:4; 1 Peter 3:1-7

Diligent Leadership

We value diligent leadership by identifying, training, empowering, and releasing Christians to influence their areas of ministry based on Biblical principles for the accomplishment of God’s purposes in reconciliation.

Numbers 33:1; Proverbs 10:4; 12:24; 21:5; Acts 15:22; Romans 12:8; 1 Timothy 3:1-2; 5:17; Titus 1:6-7; Hebrews 13:7, 17, 24
 
Sacrificial Service

We value sacrificial service that is an overflow of Christ’s love enabling believers to die to self and forfeit their own rights, time and possessions for the sake of others.

Matthew 20:28; Romans 7:6; 12:7; 15:25, 31; 1 Corinthians 12:5; 16:15; 2 Corinthians 8:4; 9:1, 12; Galatians 5:13; Ephesians 4:12; 6:7; 1 Timothy 3:10; 6:2; 1 Peter 4:10; 5:2

Gracious Living

We value gracious living emphasizing God’s unconditional acceptance and full forgiveness through Jesus Christ-allowing people to be who God called them to be through love and thankfulness rather than guilt, shame and duty.

Luke 4:22; John 1:14-16; 13:14, 34; Romans 12:10, 16; 14:13; 15:7; 2 Corinthians 8:7; Galatians 5:1, 13; Ephesians 2:7; 4:1-2; 5:21; Colossians 4:6; 1 Thessalonians 5:11; Hebrews 3:13; 10:24-25; James 4:11; 1 Peter 1:22; 3:8; 4:9-10; 5:5; 2 Peter 3:18; 1 John 3:11, 23; 4:7, 11-12