The Adoration and Exaltation of God
The chief end of man is to glorify God and enjoy Him forever (Westminster Shorter Catechism). This is always the underlying feature of our ministry, but also seen directly as we participate in inspirational, corporate worship.
(Ecclesiastes 12:13; Matthew 22:37-38)
High view of Scripture – its sufficiency and power is central to our relationships with God and others.
(Psalm 138:2; 2 Timothy 3:16-17; 2 Peter 1:3-4)
Application of God’s Word to the lives of individuals.
Dependency upon God
Realizing that all we do is by God's grace, we express our dependency upon Him through prayer
(1 Thessalonians 5:17, Ephesians 6:18, Jude 20)
Seeking to connect with the lost where they are and point them to salvation through the Lord Jesus. Changing methods without compromising truth or mission. Prioritizing the mission over comfort, tradition or preference. Meeting needs and serving.
(1 Corinthians 9:19-23)
Personal, life-on-life discipleship.
(2 Timothy 2:2)
Transparent relationships where people influence each other toward godliness and build each other up.
(Hebrews 3:13; Hebrews 10:25; 1 Thessalonians 5:11)
Shaping the next generation, both directly ministering to young people and empowering parents to shape and disciple their children.
(Deuteronomy 6:1-9; Psalm 78:1-7)