Values

1. WE ARE COMMITTED TO: THE GLORY OF THE TRIUNE GOD


We love him wholeheartedly, worship him sincerely and seek passionately to complete the work he has given us to do.


2. WE ARE COMMITTED TO: THE AUTHORITY OF THE BIBLE


We adhere to our doctrinal statement as a summary of key truths from the Bible that we agree on as a family of churches.

We affirm the ministries of preaching and teaching in order to understand, obey and apply the Bible to our faith and practice.


3. WE ARE COMMITTED TO: CHRIST-CENTERED LIVING


We lead believers into the fullness of the Spirit and faith in the all-sufficient Christ for healing and power to live holy lives of service.


4. WE ARE COMMITTED TO: THE CHURCH


We love the Church universal and seek to plant and nurture healthy, transformational local churches as the means of building Christ’s kingdom and nurturing individual Christians.

We minister on the basis of spiritual giftedness as essential to divine power and effectiveness.

We encourage dynamic creativity resulting in diverse congregational composition, language and organizational structures in order to fulfill Christ’s desire to reach all people.


5. WE ARE COMMITTED TO: LOST PEOPLE


We allocate a disproportionately large amount of energy and resources to reaching lost people, discipling them to maturity in, and devotion to, Christ.


6. WE ARE COMMITTED TO: MISSIONS


We give priority to world evangelization.

We give priority in our missionary activity to evangelizing those people who have had the least opportunity to hear the gospel, thus expediting the return of Christ.


7. WE ARE COMMITTED TO: LEADERSHIP


We intentionally identify and train godly leaders.

We affirm and empower our pastors; other credentialed workers and lay leaders, esteeming them highly in the Lord.


8. WE ARE COMMITTED TO: STRATEGIC COOPERATION


We serve each other with humility and compassion.

We create strategies, structures and policies that enhance local initiative and maximize cooperation in the accomplishment of our purpose.

We develop strategic partnerships with those of like-minded message, mission, passion and purpose.


9. WE ARE COMMITTED TO: SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY


We uphold biblical justice.

We minister to the poor and oppressed as ministry to Jesus himself.

We encourage and strengthen marriages and families.


10. WE ARE COMMITTED TO: STEWARDSHIP


We view all our resources and possessions as God-owned and we use them with integrity, accountability and maximum effectiveness.

We embrace faithfulness and sacrifice in the advance of Christ’s kingdom.


11. WE ARE COMMITTED TO: PRAYER


We do nothing until we pray.


Milden Alliance Church 2014-2020