Thomas Jefferson said, "In matters of fashion, swim with the current. In matters of conscience, stand like a rock."

These are things we are committed to.


Commitment to God’s Word II Tim. 3:16-17, Heb. 4:12

The Bible is God’s truth. Consistent expository teaching and application of the Scriptures will occur.

 

Commitment to the Proclamation of Jesus as Lord and Savior Rom. 6:1-18

Jesus Christ is both Lord and Savior. Within the body of Christ, both legalism and libertarianism must be confronted so that God’s people can mature spiritually through the liberty that is in Christ.

 

Commitment to Dependent Expectant Prayer Matt. 7:7-11, Matt. 21:13, Acts 1:13-14

Prayer is the fuel of the church. Every aspect of ministry must be saturated with humble surrender and confident intercession.

 

Commitment to Plurality of Servant Leadership Titus 1:5, Acts 20:28, I Pet. 5:1-3

Multiple elders who respect and value one another and who serve God’s people in humility must lead the church.

 

Commitment to God-focused Worship Acts 2:42, I Cor. 14:24-26

Believers gather to worship and to be equipped and spread out to evangelize. Sunday services are God-directed worship that result in the edification of Christians.

 

Commitment to Care and Accountability Heb. 10:24-25, Acts 4:32

Believers must go beyond superficial relationships and be committed to intimacy in one another’s lives, helping one another both physically and spiritually.

 

Commitment to Church Discipline and Restoration Matt.18:15-35, I Cor. 5

Even though it is unpopular in today’s culture, a church family must be committed to following the complete biblical process when a professing Christian is in sin.

 

Commitment to Cooperative Ministry Eph. 2:10, 4:11-16; James 1:27

Every believer is made for ministry and has a place of service or outreach. Christians should be characterized by compassion for the needy. Ministry should never be viewed as the job of the "trained professionals."

 

Commitment to Reproducing Disciples Worldwide  Matt. 28:16-20

The church should foster disciple-making within its own local body as well as through church planting and missions.

 

Commitment to Developing Effective Spiritual Leaders  II Tim. 2:2

The church must diligently prepare men and women who are confidently committed to God’s truth and who are able, with cultural relevance, to lead others into that truth.


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