CORE VALUES


Presence – Friendship with God

"You will show me the path of life; In your presence is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore." - Psalm 16:11

"Serve the Lord with gladness; come before His presence with singing" - Psalm 100:2

"Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind." - Matthew 22:37

"And I will pray the Father, and He will give you another Comforter, that He may abide with you forever-the Spirit of truth...But the Comforter, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and remind you of everything I have said to you." - John 14:16, 26

 

God is a Loving Father

Revelation of God as "Father" brings identity as sons and daughters

"I will not leave you as orphans (comfortless, desolate, bereaved, forlorn, helpless)" - John 14:18

"I have made you known to them, and will continue to make you known in order that the love you have for me may be in them and that I myself may be in them." - John 17:26

"As the Father loved Me, I also have loved you; abide in My love." - John 15:9

 

Restoring Hope

"May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit." - Romans 15:13

"For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope." - Jeremiah 29:11

"...can these bones live?...Prophesy to these bones..." Ezekiel 37:1-14

 

Equipping

...people to walk in their destinies

"I tell you the truth, anyone who believes in me will do the same works I have done, and even greater works, because I am going to be with the Father." - John 14:12

"This charge and admonition I commit in trust to you, Timothy, my son, in accordance with prophetic intimations which I formerly received concerning you, so that inspired and aided by them you may wage the good warfare." - 1 Timothy 1:18


Authentic Community

We are an inviting community cultivating authentic relationships

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

"Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers." - Galatians 6:10

"...Practice hospitality." - Romans 12:13

"They devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer." - Acts 2:42

"Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves." - Romans 12:10

 

Humble Generosity

Culture of generosity and humility

"My little children let us not love in word or in tongue, but in deed and in truth." - 1 John 3:18

"A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed." - Proverbs 11:25

"Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather in humility value others above yourselves." - Philippians 2:3

"...All of you clothe yourselves with humility toward one another because, God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble." - 1 Peter 5:5

 

Releasing Heaven on Earth

Releasing Heaven in Business, Education, Media, Religion, Family,

Government, Arts and Entertainment

"Your kingdom come. Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven." - Matthew 6:10

"But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth." - Acts 1:8


Re-Digging Wells of Revival

"...My house shall be called a house of prayer..." Matthew 21:13

"And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord's people." - Ephesians 6:18

"I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people, for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness...who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth." - 1 Timothy 2:2-4

"Let the message about Christ, in all its richness, fill your lives. Teach and counsel each other with all the wisdom he gives. Sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs to God with thankful hearts." - Colossians 3:16

"My message and my preaching were not with wise and persuasive words, but with a demonstration of the Spirit's power, so that your faith might not rest on human wisdom, but on God's power." - 1 Corinthians 2:4-5