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Our Core Values

Jesus reveals the love and priorities of the Father in His ministry and sacrifice – He is perfect theology. (John 1:1,18; John 3:16-17; John 14:6-7; John 8:1-11, 19; Heb. 1:1-3)

The enemy came to steal and kill, but Jesus comes to destroy demonic works and give us abundant life. (John 10:9-11; 1 John 3:8; Matt 9:11-13)

“God is good” remains true regardless of the circumstances we experience. (Nahum 1:7; Rom. 5:8; Rom. 8:28-32; James 1:17)

God describes Himself as gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love, so God is good and by nature “naturally" in a good mood. (Ps. 103:10-14; Num. 14:18; Zeph. 3:17; Matt. 7:11)

God is generous. We remember and retell what He has done in testimonies because He is able and willing to do it again. (John 3:16; Rev. 19:10; Joshua 4:1-9; Rev 12:11)
Jesus has won absolute victory! We are forgiven and freed from the enemy's power of sin, sickness, lies and torment, so now we operate in the power of righteousness, healing, truth and joy! (Rom. 6:4; Rom. 8:1-4; 2 Cor. 5:17; Gal. 2:20)

We are adopted as royalty into God’s family and commanded to help others be reconciled to God and come “home.” (John 1:12; Rom. 8:14-16; 2 Cor. 5:18-21)

We are simultaneously servants, children, and trusted friends of our Lord (Matt. 23:10-12; John 15:15; John 1:12)

We are new creations, not merely “sinners saved by grace,” but saints who have been given His righteousness. (2 Cor. 5:17; 2 Cor. 5:21; Rom. 1:17; Rom. 3:28; Rom. 8:29-30)
We experience both the astounding, undeserved love God has for us and His ongoing power to transform us. His transforming love and power are inseparable from one another. (John 3:16-17; Eph. 1:4-5; Rev. 13:8; Matt. 25:34)

God scandalously loves His "lost" creation and extends grace, empowering us to love Him and others at a higher standard than the law. (Rom. 5:7-8; 2 Cor. 5:14-18; Rom. 6:11-14)

Deeply experiencing grace is key to overcoming sin and failure. The Father’s love keeps us from focusing on sin or hiding in shame if we fail. Grace teaches us righteousness. (Eph. 3:14-21; 2 Cor. 3:17-18; John 17:21-23)

Experiencing God’s generosity in grace breaks the mentality that “There won’t be enough” and moves us to be generous with all our resources just like our Father. (Rom. 8:31-32; Matt. 7:11; Jer. 29:11; 2 Cor. 9:6-7; Acts 3:32-35) 
God delights in us and has always desired to be with us. We focus on His presence because we have discovered He is focused on us. (Eph. 1:4-5; Zeph. 3:17; John 6:44; Jer. 31:3; Ps. 65:4)

Our first ministry is to God. When we recognize Him, we are moved to worship with joyous passion and encounter Him in prayer, the Word, and fellowship throughout the day. (Ps. 27:4; Luke 10:42; James 4:8; Ps. 23:6; Ps. 26:8; 1 Cor. 6:19-20, Ps. 1:1-3)

Purposely cultivating hunger for God’s manifest presence and openness to Holy Spirit experiences deepens our friendship with God and the awareness that we carry His presence for the sake of the world. (Ps. 73:28; John 1:16; Ps. 107:9; Matt. 5:6; Is. 55:1-2; 1 Cor. 3:16; Acts 2:42-47)

As a lifestyle, we focus on Him while we minister and attempt to say what God is saying and do what He is doing. (John 5:19; 5:30; 12:49-50; 14:10; 1 John 4:17)
We are adopted into God’s family, so we intentionally create family and community wherever we go. (Eph. 2:19; Acts 2:44-47; Gal. 6:10; 1 Peter 2:17)

We think like healthy family members by doing what’s best for the whole environment and submitting to one another and by not being selfish. (Eph. 5:21; Gal. 5:13; Phil. 2:3; Rom. 12:9-21)

We purposely grow our individual capacity to trust and be trusted in covenant relationships as we empower and confront one another to live out who we truly are. (Matt. 18:15; 1 Cor. 4:14-21; 1 Thess. 5:14) 

We are loyal, and loyalty is demonstrated most radically when people fail. We don’t punish and abandon them to save face or convince the world that we hate sin, but work to see them restored. (Matt. 18:15; John 8:1-11; Gal. 6:1; Ps. 141:5; 1 Cor. 4:21)
The goal of Scripture is to bring us into relationship with the Author and transform us into His likeness. (2 Tim. 3:15-17; John 1:14; Deut. 29:29)

We encounter God in the Word, and grace (love and power) is released into our lives. As we study Scripture, it teaches us who God is, who we are, and how He wants us to live. (Rom. 10:17; 1 Thess. 2:13; Rom. 10:17; Col. 3:16)


The Word of God is the source of infallible authority by which we judge all insight and prophetic revelation. (Deut. 4:2; 1 Tim. 3:15-17; Prov. 30:5-6; Rev. 22:18-19)
Every believer is a supernatural minister through whom signs and wonders should follow because Jesus promised signs would follow those who believe, and that we would do even greater works than He did. (Mark 16:15-18; John 14:12-14; Mark 11:23; Acts 2:17-18)


We owe the world an encounter with God and invitation to salvation because Jesus sent us to the world just as the Father sent Him. (Luke 10:1-23; Matt 5:14; John 20:21; John 17:18; Matt 28:18-19)

Nothing is impossible with God so no person or situation is beyond His ability to bring complete restoration. (Luke 1:34-37; Matt 17:20; Mark 10:25-27; 1 Cor 6:9-11)


Faith requires us to step beyond fear and take risks while humbly honoring the environment we are ministering in. (Matt 9:28-29; Matt 17:2; Math 14:24-33; Acts 3:1-10; Heb 11:1; James 2:14-18)
Christ died to set us free from the law of sin and death, fear, and shame to establish us in freedom so we can live and love as God’s glorious children. (2 Cor. 5:17; Rom. 8:1-2, 19-21; Rom. 6:4 and 14-22)

Freedom is very personal, but it is not self-centered. Scripture says we have been given freedom to serve one another in love. (Gal. 5:13-15; 1 Cor. 8:9-13; 1 Cor. 9:19; Rom. 14 and 15)

Freedom and responsibility cannot be separated. We experience freedom when we are able to control ourselves. So we cooperate with the Holy Spirit as He produces the fruit of self-control in us. (Gal. 5:16-25; Rom. 8:12-13; 2 Pet. 1:5-9)

We endeavor to make sure the “size” of our self-control continues to grow and remain bigger than the size of our influence. (Eph. 4:1; Col. 1:10; 1 Cor. 6:18-20)
Honour recognizes and affirms how valuable and powerful other people are because they are made in His image and He died to restore them to relationship. We are significant. (Gen. 1:26; Eph. 4:22-24; Rom. 12:10)

The level of value we have for one another influences the measure of impact we have on each other. (Matt. 10:41; John 13:35; Phil. 2:1-4)

We call out the best in people and celebrate them in spite of our differences, responding to people based on who we are and their God-given identity, not simply their behavior or self-definition. (1 Cor. 12:18; 24-26, 14:3; Phil. 4:8)

Honour must be demonstrated through consistent respect in word and action toward those we lead, follow, love and disagree with. Honour avoids controlling others but does confront, limit and discipline when necessary. (1 Cor. 13:1-7; 1 Cor. 4:13; 2 Tim. 2:11-16)
We have a big God and the devil is small and defeated! Yes, we are in a battle, but the outcome is not in doubt. (1 John 4:4; Rom. 8:31-39; John 12:31; 1 John 2:13; 1 John 5:4; Acts 4:23-31; Mark 5:1-11)

We believe and live the prayer, “Your kingdom come, Your will be done on earth as in heaven.” Therefore, we partner with the King in natural and supernatural ways to create mercy, justice, and righteousness until He comes. (Matt. 6:9-10; Matt. 10:42; Matt. 25:40; Matt. 10:7-8; John 14:12)

Every believer is in full-time ministry because God is advancing His Kingdom, not just building His Church. Our work and effort, whether big or small, inside or outside the church, is sacred and valuable to God. (Col. 3:23-24; Dan. 6:3; Prov. 22:29; Is. 60:1-5; Matt. 13:31-32)

As the Kingdom advances, there will be resistance and conflict, but we expect the culture to be changed as people come to salvation and take their place in God’s plan for the world. (John 15:19-21; 2 Cor. 4:8-11; 2 Cor. 12:10; Luke 12:11-12; John 16:33; Acts 4:23-31)
We believe the Church will successfully fulfill Christ’s great commission to make disciples of all nations, which means the nations will be transformed. (Matt. 28:18-20; Acts 1:8; 1 John 5:14-15; Is. 54:3-5; Is. 60)

We work to leave a legacy and inheritance for future generations. we long for the Lord’s return, yet we don’t know when He will come; therefore, we have a long-term vision. (Prov. 13.22; Is. 9:6-7; Is. 2:4; Is. 11:5-7; Matt. 25:14-29; Rev. 12:11

We are not looking to escape the world but to see Christ’s victory manifested in individuals and nations even in the face of resistance and conflict. (Luke 10:2-3; Matt. 28:18-19; Phil. 3:12-14; Heb. 12:1-3; Rev. 11:15)

The Church is called to overcome at all times—in times of suffering and persecution and in times of prosperity and great influence. (John 16:33; Ps. 188:6; Is. 41:10; 1 John 4:4; Is. 54:17; Ps. 34:19)