Who We Are
The Big Picture of Discipleship
We believe that discipleship is a process. Therefore, we align all of our programs and activities in such a way that they naturally lead disciples towards maturity. We want to be leading people into a growing (maturing) relationship with Jesus Christ who Connect with God and the body, Serve inside and outside body, Grow in their understanding of God in His Word, and Go reach others.
with God and with others
We believe that a maturing disciple of Jesus Christ is one who is first connected to God by having placed his or her faith in Jesus’ death and resurrection for salvation. The second avenue of connection that is so vital in the live of every Christian is with one another. Real connection, however, only happens in an environment where people can be real, vulnerable, and open. When this happens we achieve community. We believe that the best tool available for creating authentic community in the body is in one of our LifeGroups.
inside and outside the church
We believe that a maturing disciple of Jesus Christ is one who begins and continues to serve inside and outside the body. Serving within the body is accomplished when a disciple discovers his or her spiritual gift and begins to develop and use that gift in the context of the body. Some areas of service may be more or less complicated than others but none are more or less important. Some will be compelled to seek opportunities to serve full time and we are committed to walking with and support those individuals as they seek God’s plan for their lives. We have several service teams that provide folks with the opportunity to test, develop, and master their spiritual gifts by serving inside the body. We also will encourage disciples to seek service opportunities outside the body. It is when we are serving the world around us that we will most likely be able to build relationships with those who have not yet become disciples.
in your understanding of God through His Word
We believe that a maturing disciple of Jesus Christ is one who begins and continues to grow in their understanding of who God is by seeing Him in His Word. It is our desire to develop flexible opportunities for disciples to attend classes, workshops and seminars on topics related to all areas of the Christian life. Growth opportunities will cover topics in the arenas of theology, Church history, Christian life, Old and New Testament survey and many, many more.
We believe that a maturing disciple of Jesus Christ is one who begins and continues to practically share their faith with those around them. It is our desire to provide disciples with the adequate training and resources to share Christ with people inside their circles of influence, with people they have recently met, and with people that God spontaneously brings into their lives. Personal evangelism is the first step in bringing others into our discipleship process here.