Core Values

Core Values: 

Our core values are: Faith, Excellence, Character, Service, Leadership, Family, and Love. By grace we were saved, through faith, and so we apply it to all with whom we encounter, and it is the bedrock of each core value.

Faith:  God’s Message, believing Jesus Christ is our Lord and Savior.

“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for,

the evidence of things not seen.”

Hebrews 11:1

ExcellenceGod’s Standard, reaching for God's benchmark.

“And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men,

knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance;

for you serve the Lord Christ.” 

Colossians 3:23-24

Character: God’s Imprint, becoming the people God created us to be.

And not only that, but we also glory in tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance; and perseverance, character; and character, hope.”

 Romans 5:3-5 

Service: God’s Call, extending God’s love in action.

“…just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve,

and to give His life a ransom for many.”

Matthew 20:28

Leadership: God’s Principles, equipping God’s people for His work.

A man’s heart plans his way,
But the Lord directs his steps.”

Proverbs 16:9

FamilyGod’s Fellowship, modeling God's love and grace in our relationships.

“But He answered and said to the one who told Him,

‘Who is My mother and who are My brothers?’

And He stretched out His hand toward His disciples and said,

‘Here are My mother and My brothers!

For whoever does the will of My Father in heaven is My brother and sister and mother.’”

Matthew 12:48-50

Love: God’s Charge, adoring God and cherishing others.

‘And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart,

with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.’ 

This is the first commandment.  And the second, like it, is this:

‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’

There is no other commandment greater than these.’”

Mark 12:30-31