Core Values
1. Making worship and prayer a priority

We Faithfully respond to God by gathering together in worship and through a lifestyle of worship

Accountability Question: How are you making worship and prayer a priority in your life?

Key Verses

Psalm 100:2-4 Worship the Lord with gladness; come before him with joyful songs.

Know that the Lord is God. It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, the sheep of his pasture.

Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name.
Romans 12:1 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship.
2. Biblically grounded

We strive to live our lives according to the truths and promises revealed in the Bible.

Accountability Question: How is your life aligning more and more with Biblical truth.

Key Verses

Psalm 119:105 Your word is a lamp for my feet, and alight on my path.

Matthew 7:24-25 Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock.


3. Led by the Spirit

The Holy Spirit is our guide and help to fulfill God’s will.

Accountability Question: How are you following the Spirit’s lead in your daily life and ministry?

Key Verses

John 14:26 But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you.

Acts 1:8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses…

Galatians 5:22-24 For the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, gentleness, faithfulness and self-control.


4. Intentionally connecting with one another

Authentic loving community is the most fruitful environment for care and spiritual growth.

Accountability Question: How are you getting more deeply involved in community for your spiritual growth (example, small groups)?

Key Verses

John 13:34-35 A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. 35 By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.

Philippians 2:2 Make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and of one mind.


5. Growing as followers of Jesus

We pursue a transforming relationship with Christ in which we are made more like him.

Accountability Question: How are you growing in your relationship with Christ?

Key Verses

For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; 6 and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; 

7 and to godliness, mutual affection; and to mutual affection, love.

 For if you possess these qualities in increasing measure, they will keep you from being ineffective and unproductive in your knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. 2 Peter 1:5-8

So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live in Him, rooted and built up in Him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught and overflowing with thankfulness. Colossians 2:6-7


6. Developing leaders

To equip current and future leaders for fruitful ministry.

Accountability Question: How are you helping to cultivate leaders here?

Key Verses

Hebrews 13:20-21 Now may the God of peace…equip you with everything good for doing his will, and may he work in us what is pleasing to him, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

Romans 12:8 If God has given you leadership ability, take the responsibility seriously. (NLT)


7. Sharing the message of Christ’s love
The church exists to reach everyone with the good news

Accountability Question: With whom are you sharing the good news about Jesus in word and action?

Key Verses

Matthew 28:19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.

Philemon 1:6 As you share your faith with others, I pray that they may come to know all the blessings Christ has given us. (CEV)
8. Responding to God’s love by serving others

Jesus expects us to reach out to serve the least, lost and lonely as his hands and feet.

Accountability Question: How are you meeting the needs of others God is placing in your life?

Key Verses

Isa 58:6-7 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? Is it not to share your food with the hungry and to provide the poor wanderer with shelter—when you see the naked, to clothe them…

Matthew 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.’

9. All in ministry
Every Christian is called to be ministries that align with their gifts and that advance the mission of the church.

Accountability Question: Where/how are you using your gifts to advance the ministries and mission of the church?

Key Verses

1Cor. 12:27 Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it.

I Peter 4:10 Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.