Knowing that the Holy Bible is a progressive revelation Deuteronomy 29:29 – The secret things belong to the LORD our God, but the things revealed belong to us and to our children forever, that we may follow all the words of this law — our values are in strict accordance with His word . . . nothing added, nothing omitted.
Our core values are based on seven biblical concepts:
1. Jesus Christ
He is central to our lives, our mission, and our ministry.
Colossians 3:17 – And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
We seek to bring churches together with the purpose of ministering to those in need and positively impacting local communities.
Ephesians 4:3 – Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.
John 17:21 – that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. May they also be in us so that the world may believe that you have sent me.
We are commanded to help those in need. Meeting basic needs provides a foundation for building relationships and sharing the love of Christ.
Ezra 10:4 – Rise up; this matter is in your hands. We will support you, so take courage and do it.
25:34 – Then the King will say to those on his right, “Come, you who are blessed by my Father; take your inheritance, the kingdom prepared for you since the creation of the world.
25:35 – For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in,
25:36 – I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.”
25:37 – Then the righteous will answer him, “Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink?
25:38 – When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or needing clothes and clothe you?
25:39 – When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you?”
25:40 – The King will reply, “Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.”
We are created to be in relationship with God and each other. Genuine relationships provide context for meaningful evangelism and discipleship.
Proverbs 27:17 – As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.
We aim to equip Christian ministries with the tools to help those in need.
Deuteronomy 31:6 – Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the LORD thy God, he [it is] that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.
Luke 10:19-20 – Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you.
We unashamedly declare that salvation comes by grace through faith in Christ’s death and resurrection.
1:16 – For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile.
1:17 – For in the gospel the righteousness of God is revealed—a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: “The righteous will live by faith.”
We strive for openness and accountability in our ministry and our lives.
1 Peter 2:11-12
2:11 – Dear friends, I urge you, as foreigners and exiles, to abstain from sinful desires, which wage war against your soul.
2:12 – Live such good lives among the pagans that, though they accuse you of doing wrong, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day he visits us.