that the Bible is God’s inspired, trustworthy rue of faith and practice for all Christians and is profitable to them (2 Tim. 3:16). It is both timeless and timely and relevant to all people at all times. We must be committed to encourage disciples to follow Christ in all areas of life through the teaching of Scripture.
that the primary responsibility of the pastoral staff is to equip our people for ministry (Eph. 4:11-12). Therefore, the pastoral staff will spend much of it’s time equipping our multi-gifted people to become disciples in their homes, small group ministries, communities, work places and schools.
that God wants all of his people to experience genuine, biblical life change, which involves godliness and true holiness (1 Peter 1:15-16). Therefore, we are committed to every formable effort including but not limited to small group ministries as being the best vehicle to make this happen.
that the New Testament ministry is a team-work and ethical-based ministry (Mark 6:7). Therefore, whenever possible, we will conduct our staff and lay ministry with a team-based effort which includes strong family ministries.
that our ministry methods are flexible while our biblical principles are fixed (1 Cor. 9:19-23). Therefore, while maintaining our principles, we will regularly evaluate and change our forms of ministry as to remain relevant to our times (1 Chron. 12:32), lest we become an outdated ministry of motifs.
that God wants us to reach as many people as possible with the gospel message (Matt. 28:19-20). Therefore, we will pursue methods that will facilitate numerical growth without compromising our integrity or commitment to biblical truth, even to the point of incorporating modern marketing mandates and methods.This growth will be in totality format having physical, mental, spiritual and economic characteristics.