1. We are Christian. Everything we think, say, do is in the name of Christ.
“We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making His appeal through us.
2 Corinthians 5:20
2. We value the unity of the Body of Christ.
“Now I exhort you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you all agree and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be made complete in the same mind and in the same judgement.”
1 Corinthians 1:10
3. We follow Christ’s example of loving our neighbors.
“By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” John 13:35
4. We value serving people.
“As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace.”
1 Peter 4:10
5. We value transformation in the lives of people and communities.
“Do not conform any longer to the patterns of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is -- His good, pleasing and perfect will.”
6. Prayer is an essential part of who we are.
“And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests.” Ephesians 6:18
7. We value building Christ-like relationships.
“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no records of wrongs.” 1 Corinthians 13:4 &5
8. We model excellence.
“Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.”
Colossians 3:23 & 24
9. We model hospitality.
“We love you so much that we are delighted to share with you...because you have become so dear to us.
1 Thessalonians 2:8
10. We value holiness, being pure of heart, mind, word, and deed.
“That each one of you know how to control his own body in holiness and honor.” 1 Thessalonians 4:4