#1 We value and are committed to Christ being the focal point of our lives.
The main thing is that the main thing remains the main thing! The focus is not about us; it’s all about Jesus! We willingly and joyfully set aside our personal agendas, preferential styles, personality differences and pet peeves to unite in Christ to do the work He has called us to do by His grace and for His glory.
#2 We value and are committed to building a biblical foundation for our lives.
We believe that the Bible is God’s inspired, inerrant Word, and it is the foundation for our lives. We are committed to understanding and applying God’s truth to our lives, believing that we will enjoy God and live confidently and effectively in the world.
#3 We value and are committed to biblical relevancy.
We seek to demonstrate the dynamic power of God’s never-changing Word to an ever-changing world. We will be creative and innovative in presenting God’s timeless truth in timely ways to our culture.
#4 We value and are committed to biblical communication.
The biblical pattern of communication is to speak the truth in love. Negative forms of communication such as non-constructive criticism, gossip and slander are unbiblical, unproductive and unacceptable, and will be properly addressed.
#5 We value and are committed to unity in diversity.
Our unity is based in Christ and His finished work in our behalf. When we are united with Christ, we are also united with one another. Therefore, we value the differences we find in one another, realizing that God has arranged us in His Body the Church as He designs and desires for our mutual strengthening.
#6 We value and are committed to every member being involved in ministry.
We believe that God has equipped all believers with spiritual gifts to help the church to grow in Christ. We believe that God brings people to a church for the purpose of exercising those spiritual gifts in order to produce mutual growth.
#7 We value and are committed to building a biblical legacy.
We are intentional about sharing our faith in Christ with our families, friends, co-workers and classmates, that others may know His love and salvation, both now and in future generations.
#8 We value and are committed to reflecting God’s grace and glory in all we do.
Our attitudes and actions make an impact on others. We will strive to make it a positive impact for Christ in all that we think, say and do.