our values, culture and personality
Many people wonder what makes our church different or unique from all the other wonderful churches in our area. The answer is our core values. These values are convictions we hold to be important that describe how we behave, conduct ministry and treat each other. These values don’t make us better, just different. Not listed in any specific order, our values are…
L. Love Matthew 22:37-39 (NIV) 37 Jesus replied: "'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.' 39 And the second is like it: 'Love your neighbor as yourself.'
O. Ownership Ephesians 4:12 (NLT) 12 Their responsibility is to equip God’s people to do his work and build up the church, the body of Christ.
M. Missional John 20:21 (NLT) 21 Again he said, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I am sending you.”
A. Acceptance Mark 2:17 (NIV) 17 On hearing this, Jesus said to them, "It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners."
V. Vision Proverbs 29:18 (MSG) 18 If people can't see what God is doing, they stumble all over themselves; But when they attend to what he reveals, they are most blessed.
I. Intentionality Proverbs 19:21 (NIV) 21 Many are the plans in a man's heart, but it is the LORD's purpose that prevails.
S. Simplicity Matthew 6:33 (NIV) 33But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
T. Transformation Romans 12:2 (NLT) 2Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think.
A. Authenticity Psalm 139:23 (CEV) 23Look deep into my heart, God, and find out everything I am thinking.