Value 2: We believe that lost people matter to God, and therefore, must matter to every believer in the church.
This includes the concepts of relational evangelism and evangelism as a process: Luke 5:30-32, Luke 15, Matthew 18:14
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
Value 4: We believe that Christ-followers should manifest authenticity and yearn for continuous growth.
This includes the concepts of personal authenticity, character, and wholeness: Eph 4:25-26 & 4:32, Heb 12:1, Phil 1:6
Value 5: We believe that a church should operate as a unified community of servants with men and women stewarding their spiritual gifts.
This includes the concepts of unity, servanthood, spiritual gifts, and ministry callings: 1 Cor 12 & 14, Rom 12, Eph 4, Ps 133:1
Value 6: We believe that loving relationships should permeate every aspect of church life, because life-change happens best in relationships.
This includes the concepts of love-driven ministry, ministry accomplished in teams, relationship building, discipleship, vulnerability, and accountability: 1 Corinthians 13, Nehemiah 3, Luke 10:1, John 13:34-35, Luke 6:12-13, Acts 2:44-47
This includes the concepts of evaluation, critical review, intensity, and excellence: Colossians 3:17, Malachi 1:6-14, Proverbs 27:17
This includes the concepts of stewardship, servanthood, and the pursuit of Kingdom goals: 1 Kings 11:4, Philippians 2:1-11, 2 Corinthians 8:7