Core Values


Connecting with God

The Bible as God’s word and as our highest authority Psalm 119:105, 2 Tim 3:16-17, Heb 4:12  Personally experiencing and testifying to God’s saving grace Eph 2:8-9, 1 John 1:2-3, Acts 26:29  Depending on God through prayer 1 Thess 5:16-18, Phil 4:6, Eph 6:18  Doing all that we do as acts of worship unto God 1 Cor 10:31, 1 Cor 15:58, Romans 12:1
  • The Bible as God’s word and as our highest authority
    Psalm 119:105, 2 Tim 3:16-17, Heb 4:12

  • Personally experiencing and testifying to God’s saving grace
    Eph 2:8-9, 1 John 1:2-3, Acts 26:29

  • Depending on God through prayer
    1 Thess 5:16-18, Phil 4:6, Eph 6:18

  • Doing all that we do as acts of worship unto God
    1 Cor 10:31, 1 Cor 15:58, Romans 12:1

Living It Out

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  • Living out scriptural values and mandates in all areas of life
    James 2:17, 1 John 5:2-3, Luke 9:57-62, Luke 14:25-27, 1 Cor 10:31

  • Forming a biblical, countercultural community
    Acts 2:46-47, Romans 12:2, Eph 5:8-11

  • Honoring and emulating exemplary Christians – historical and contemporary
    Heb 12:1, 1 Peter 5:9, 1 Cor 11:1, Phil 2:29

  • Leaving a spiritual legacy for the next generation
    Joshua 4:4-7, 2 Tim 1:13-14


Growing Up

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  • Being faithful in spiritual disciplines
    1 Tim 4:13-16, Psalm 1:2, 2 Tim 2:15

  • Maturing in godly character
    Matt 5:16, 1 Tim 4:7-8, Romans 13:14

  • Growing in love and service for others
    Gal 5:13-14, Eph 5:1-2, 1 John 3:18

  • The vital role of spiritual leaders for discipleship
    Eph 4:11-13, 2 Tim 2:2, Heb 13:7, Heb 13:17, Matt 28:18-20


Giving It All

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  • Living a passionate and sacrificial life
    Matt 26:6-13, Romans 12:11, 2 Cor 11:23-29, 2 Tim 4:6-7

  • Generosity in giving time, money, talent and energy
    Matt 6:19-20, 2 Cor 8:2-3, 2 Cor 9:6-7

  • Working hard and doing our best
    Acts 20:34-35, Col 3:23-24


Getting Close

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  • Doing life together in all its ups and downs
    Romans 12:5, Gal 6:2, Heb 3:13

  • Having open homes and open lives
    Acts 2:44-46, Acts 20:18, Romans 12:13

  • Relating to each other in love, commitment and honesty
    Acts 20:20, 31, Eph 4:15, Heb 10:24-25

  • Creating and sharing memorable moments
    Romans 16:3-13, 1 Thess 2:8


Training Up

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  • Knowing and studying the word of God
    Ezra 7:10, 1 Tim 4:13, 2 Tim 4:2, 1 Peter 2:2

  • Training our minds to think from a Christian perspective in all areas of life
    Romans 12:2, Col 1:16, Eph 4:17-18, 2 Cor 10:5

  • Being able to articulate our faith
    1 Peter 3:15, Acts 26:25

  • Developing our gifts and skills
    Exodus 35:10, Romans 12:6-8, 1 Cor 14:12, 1 Peter 4:10

  • Raising up leaders and ministers
    Matt 28:19-20, Col 1:28-29, 2 Tim 2:2, Eph 4:11-13



Reaching Out

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  • Sharing God’s heart for the lost
    Ezekiel 34:16, Matt 9:36-38, Matt 18:14, Luke 19:10

  • Creative and effective evangelism here and abroad
    Acts 1:8, 1 Cor 9:22-23

  • Compassionate service to the needy
    Matt 18:5, Matt 25:40, James 1:27

  • Equipping and sending out church planting teams
    Acts 11:20, Acts 13:2-3, 2 Tim 2:2