5 Core Values That Shape Who We Are

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Every Disciple Growing

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Every Person On-Mission

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Every Relationship Meaningful

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Every Generation Together

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Every Pursuit With Excellence


Demonstrated by:

  • We lead people to Gospel-centered transformation rather than good works alone.
  • We expect every person to be known, challenged, and accountable through small group connections.
  • We develop people for opportunities in ministry and leadership according to their gifting.

Matthew 22:37-40, Luke 9:23-24, Romans 6:1-4, Galatians 5:16-25, Ephesians 4:11-16

Demonstrated by:

  • We equip people to share Jesus wherever they are and wherever the Lord leads.
  • We create environments that make it easy for people to respond to Jesus.
  • We leverage our collective resources so that others may know Jesus.

Isaiah 6:8, Matthew 5:13-16, John 20:21, Acts 1:8, Romans 10:13-17, 2 Corinthians 5:20

Demonstrated by:

  • We care for one another day-to-day, good or bad.
  • We trust each other with transparency and time together.
  • We speak the truth in love, even when it’s difficult.

Psalm 133:1, Proverbs 17:17, John 13:34-35, Ephesians 4:15, Hebrews 10:24-25, 1 John 3:16

Demonstrated by:

  • We connect any person at any age to a vibrant life in Christ.
  • We engage all generations in corporate worship.
  • We emphasize intergenerational mentoring relationships and service.

Deuteronomy 6:4-9, Psalm 78:2-7, Psalm 100:5, 1 Corinthians 12:12-13, 1 Timothy 4:12, Titus 2:2-6

Demonstrated by:

  • We own every endeavor to bring God glory because He is worthy of our best.
  • We pursue God-sized goals that fuel our dependence on Jesus.
  • We focus our efforts, with integrity, toward our mission.

Proverbs 3:6, Ecclesiastes 9:10, 1 Corinthians 10:31, 2 Corinthians 8:7, Colossians 3:23-24

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