Core Beliefs and Guiding Principles

Core beliefs

  • We believe in the Authority of Scriptures.
  • We believe in the Tri-une Godhead. (Father, Son, Holy Spirit)
  • We believe in the full deity and full humanity of Christ.
  • We believe in the substitutionary atonement of Christ.
  • We believe in salvation by grace, through faith alone in Christ alone.
  • We believe in the virgin birth of Christ, his visible and bodily resurrection, and his visible and bodily return.
  • We believe in the priesthood of the believer.  (Every member ministry)

truth travels best the road of relationships

guiding principles

  • Worship one, serve one
  • Always room for one more
  • Truth travels best the road of relationships
  • Worship/Small Groups
  • Biblical fidelity/Cultural relevancy
  • It's not about us; it's about Him
  • Grace-based
  • Excellence with integrity
  • In essentials - Unity  / In non-essentials - Liberty / In all things - Charity
  • Servant Leadership
  • High tech / high touch
  • Name nowwhere, finger prints everywhere
  • Kids matter to God and to the church
  • Love God / Love others
  • Church health above Church growth
  • Mission/Vision driven, not opportunity driven
  • Think globally / act locally
  • Anonymity of gifts and donors


Core values

  • Because we value truth, the Bible is our anchor and compass.
  • Because we value relationships, we love, evangelize, disciple and serve together in the name of Jesus Christ.
  • Because we value accountability, we entrust our lives, attitudes, and actions to God and one another.
  • Because we value the Gospel, Jesus Christ is central to everything we do.
  • Because we value generosity, we live selflessly through stewardship of time, talent, treasure.
  • Because we value life-change, we celebrate the transforming power of Christ.
  • Because we value team, we serve effectively and efficiently through collaboration and cooperation with others.