Life School Application
•Jesus is the Head of the Church. He has entrusted His ministry to the Holy Spirit who empowers us to do His ministry.
•We are a congregation empowered by the Holy Spirit.
•Prayer is foundational.
•Be politically, socially, and spiritually aware and alert.
•Innovation and creativity (Holy Spirit activity) best occurs in an atmosphere of freedom, tolerance, diversity, curiosity, trust and prayer.
•More than not, every problem has multiple solutions. It is our responsibility to select the appropriate one.
•We must continue to have fresh ideas implemented in a spirit of excellence, grace, and reliability.
•We are a team ministry where relationships are a priority.
•We are stewards of the ministry, not owners even though we use the terminology of moving people into ownership of what God is doing.
•In seasons of change and transition we adhere to the anchors of our faith.
•We are conservative in our theology and broad in our applications.
OUR CHURCH FAMILY LIVES BY PRACTICAL PRINCIPALS:
•Spirit-invited and Spirit-led celebrations: including informality and spontaneity.
•Spirit sensitive while being sensitive to the seeker. Hosting the Holy Spirit and our people.
•Relational networking, caring and connectedness.
•Practical teachings characterized by real life application and immediate usefulness; allowing God’s word to speak to us at our point of need.
•Reflective (cognition and intuition combined) accountability; recognizing what God is doing and do it; honor each persons’ unique giftedness and practice mutuality and reciprocity.