Statement of Faith

Intimacy

To have a deep abiding relationship with Jesus that’s not a cliché, but true through prayer, worship and the Word, that results in a lifestyle of repentance and spiritual growth.

 

“…whoever says he abides in him [Jesus] ought to walk in the same way in which he walked.”

1 John 2:6

2 Chronicles 7:14; Psalm 27:4; Isaiah 55:6; Philippians 3:9-11

Value

People must be seen the way God sees them and loved the way God loves them. They are precious to Him because He sees beyond where they are to what they can become through His grace.

 

“Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth.”

1 John 3:18

1 John 4:21; Matthew 22:36-40; Luke 6:32-38; John 13:35, 15:12-13; Philippians 1:5-7; Colossians 3:14, 13:1-13

Family

To build strong, healthy marriages and families that reflect God’s love and grace through classes, discipleship and mentoring.

 

“You shall teach them to your children, speaking of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way, when you lie down and when you rise up.”

Deuteronomy 11:19; 1 Timothy 3:1-7; Titus 1:5-9

Discipleship

God’s chosen method of growth is through discipleship, building people through authentic, intentional relationships that train and mentor.

Matthew 28:19; 1 Corinthians 4:15

Community

To cultivate an environment where relationships emerge through events, services and group ministry that foster interaction, causing people to grow together in Christ while building trusting relationships.

Psalm 133:1; John 17:11; Romans 12:5; 1 Corinthians 1:9-11, 12:11-30; Colossians 3:14; Hebrews 10:24-26

Team Ministry

To draw on the strengths, experience and spiritual wisdom of the team and to be a place where everyone is involved in serving.

 

“The anointing upon all of us is far greater than the anointing upon any one of us.”  When we are together in one accord, our effectiveness multiplies.

Proverbs 11:14; 1 Chronicles 13:2; 1 Corinthians 12:12-26

Bible Teaching

Teaching and preaching that does more than inform, but equips, inspires and challenges people to make real changes in their lives by relating to them while remaining Biblically sound.

 

Nathan spoke to David’s roots when he rebuked him using the analogy of a shepherd in 2 Sam. 12:2-3.

2 Samuel 12:2-3; Proverbs 8:10; Colossians 2:8; 1 Timothy 6:20-21; Titus 1:9

Holy Spirit

To allow the Holy Spirit to move with signs, confirming His Word in ways that give glory and honor to Jesus and causes people to draw closer to Him.

Joel 2:27-29; Mark 16:17; Acts 1:8

Missions

To be active in support of global missions through financial, spiritual and practical means such as monthly support, intercession and short term mission trips.

Mark 16:15; Romans 10:15; 3 John 5-8

Outreach

God’s heartbeat is for souls! To never be isolated within the walls of the church by consistently reaching out to the community in creative ways with the love and Truth of the gospel.

 

“Then the Master said to the servant, go out into the highways and hedges and compel them to come in that My house may be filled.”

Luke 14:23

Luke 15:4; Matthew 9:38

Core Values