Core Values

Core Value 1

We believe that the Bible is the catalyst for transformation in individual lives and in the church.
2 Timothy 3:16-17; Hebrews 4:12; James 1:23-25

Core Value 2

We believe that God is intimately concerned about each individual lost person, and therefore, reaching them is a priority of our church.
1 Timothy 2:4; Luke 19:10

Core Value 3

We believe that the church should be culturally relevant while remaining biblically accurate. This includes the concept of sensitively relating to our culture through our facility, printed materials, and use of the arts.
1 Corinthians 9:19-23

Core Value 4

We believe that a church should operate as a unified community of servants managing their spiritual gifts and resources.
1 Corinthians 12 and 14; Romans 12; Ephesians 4; Psalm 133:1

Core Value 5

We believe that the Christian home and deliberate hospitality are effective tools of God.
Acts 10; Luke 5:27-32

Core Value 6

We believe that life change happens best in small groups.

Luke 6:12-13; Acts 2:44-47

Core Value 7

We believe that excellence honors God and inspires others.

Colossians 3:17,23-24; Romans 12:11

Core Value 8

We believe that the teaching, training, and equipping of others is one of the essential callings of each believer. It is not an optional program for the spiritually elite, but rather the basic ministry of all true believers.

2 Timothy 2:2; Matthew 28:18-20

Core Value 9

We believe that loving relationships should permeate every aspect of church life.

1 Corinthians 13; John 13:34-35; Romans 12:9-10

Core Value 10

We believe that the pursuit of full devotion to Christ and His cause is normal for every believer.

Philippians 2:1-11; Matthew 22:37-39

Core Value 11

We believe the church must fall so in love with Christ that they are no longer comfortable with the fleeting American Dream; rather they are gripped by a vision to fulfill the Great Commission.

Matthew 22:37-39, Matthew 28:18-20

Core Value 12

We believe that the church should operate as the hands and feet of Jesus, giving and providing compassion to those in need.

Matthew 25:31-46, Ephesians 2:10, Colossians 3:12, Matthew 10:42