People far from God matter to Him and should matter to those near Him
Through building and nurturing relationships–Luke 5:30-32; 15

Anointed teaching is a primary catalyst for life change
Through larger gatherings and smaller groups–Romans 12:7; James 1:23-25

Excellence honors God
Through individual and community life–Proverbs 27:17; Colossians 3:17

Loving relationships must permeate every detail of the community
Through intentional peacemaking and prayer–1Corinthians 13; 1Peter 4:8

Leadership is a team effort
Through clearly defined responsibilities–Acts 6:1-7; 20:28-31

Risk and innovation
Through sharing our faith in Christ—Colossians 4:2-6; 1Peter 3:15

The next generation
Through expressing a faith that is real and practical–Psalm 71:18; 1Corinthians 12

Full devotion to Jesus Christ
Through taking responsibility for our faith—Romans 12:1-2; Galatians 5:22-26