Grace. As a vital component in the establishment of connecting points into all human societies, grace will allow our church to engage different cultures, as we become an instrument of God’s transformation of those cultures.
Community. A deep sense of community, a strong sense of belonging is not only desirable, but it is also a reality possible by the work of our Lord Jesus Christ. We are now united to him, at the same time that we are part of his body. As believers, we belong to Christ and to his church. Two of the main ways we will seek to build community are service involvement, and leadership development.
Gospel. A passion to share God’s message of justice and salvation will motivate all of our ministries. An uncompromised proclamation of the gospel of Jesus Christ, with all its implications and consequences, will be the norm in our church.
The Lordship of Jesus Christ. There is no real separation between what is secular and what is sacred. Every act in life is a religious act, and Jesus is Lord over each one of those acts, as well as their motivations. This truth should be evident in the daily life of all believers.
Spiritual growth. A real encounter with God will never leave a person the same. There is always a clear evidence of that encounter, even down to the details of daily life. And after that encounter, it is natural to expect evidence of spiritual growth, which is the result of the work of the Holy Spirit. An evidence of this work is the engagement of the believer in the daily practice of spiritual disciplines, such as the study of God’s word, prayer, God honoring stewardship, and service toward others.