- GOD’S WORD – Our desire is to be students, who are submitted to God’s powerful and active Word in all that we believe and do.
- HOLY SPIRIT – We
are committed to being people led by the Spirit of God and we want to
eagerly desire, develop and lovingly exercise the gifts of the Spirit
for the good of the church.
- CHRIST-LIKE –
We desire to pursue growth in being more like Jesus, both privately and
together, through the various means of grace that He has provided to
- DEPENDENCE – Just as we depend upon God’s grace for salvation, we depend upon Him
for all of our life and growth as well. We seek to be a people of
prayer, who are Godward-focused and rely on the Holy Spirit.
- GRACE –
Because we have received God’s unmerited grace, we want to cultivate a
culture of rejoicing in His grace and extending God’s grace to each
other, while cherishing the diversity that God has given to us.
- CHURCH –
Each of us has been called to be active members of the local body of
Christ. Every member has been given gifts to use and everyone is
important for the functioning of the church body.
- ENGAGING –
We believe we have a responsibility to actively be engaged with our
family, with the church and with the world that we live in, to carry out
the redemptive purposes of God’s kingdom.
- LOVING –
Because we have been loved by God, we are to love God and our neighbor
as ourselves. We desire to make love our aim in the church and in the
world around us, so that we might glorify God.
- SERVING –
We desire to no longer live for ourselves, but through love, to serve
others as God in Christ has served us and gave Himself for us. Our
desire is for every member to be servants in our homes, in the church
and in our communities.
- GIVING – Because God has given us His Son and everything we need for life and godliness, we want to be a people who give of our time, our talents and our finances in worship to God.