WHY WE EXIST…
to bring glory to God and help people become more like Jesus.
OUR FIVE-FOLD IDENTITY
Worshipers are in awe of God, responding to his greatness regardless of circumstance.
John 4:24 – God is spirit and his worshipers must worship in spirit and truth.
We believe that God deeply craves the unconditional worship of his people.
We believe that the Holy Spirit longs to move freely within his people.
We believe that a surrendered life is the greatest expression of worship.
Family members see all Christians as part of their own family and love to interact in a local community of believers.
Matthew 12:50 – …whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother, sister and mother.
We believe that God is the Father of every Christ-follower, making all Christians brothers and sisters.
We believe that consistent, authentic relationships are crucial for healthy spiritual growth.
We believe that being family is often difficult and messy.
Disciples repeatedly dive into the process of becoming more like Jesus in his character and mission.
Luke 14:27 – And anyone who does not carry his cross and follow me cannot be my disciple.
We believe that becoming more like Jesus is very costly, but results in a far more significant life.
We believe that every Christ-follower must take responsibility for their own spiritual growth under the guidance of the Holy Spirit.
We believe that every Christ-follower must increasingly practice spiritual disciplines.
Servants compassionately put the needs of others before their own.
Philippians 2:5-7 – Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus; who, being in very nature God…made himself nothing taking very nature of a servant
We believe that Jesus’ example, as the ultimate servant, must compel us to humbly serve God and others.
We believe that honoring God should be the motive, focus, and the result of our service.
We believe the Holy Spirit empowers every believer with unique gifts that are vital to the health of his body.
Rescuers actively carry God’s grace and gospel out to those who have no hope in Christ.
Luke 19:10 – For the Son of Man came to seek and to save what was lost.
We believe that the person of Jesus Christ is the answer to the deepest craving of every human heart.
We believe that the gospel of Jesus Christ is the only route to heaven, forgiveness, and lasting peace.
We believe that God’s people are responsible to fight for justice and deliver compassion throughout the world.