Challenge

Through the preaching and teaching of Gods word – learning, growing, investigating, examining, engaging, studying, contemplating, understanding, questioning, equipping, wrestling, sharing, thinking, applying, illustrating, digging, clarifying, instructing those with ears to hear – Psalm 119, John 20:31, Acts 17:11, Romans 15:4, 2 Timothy 3:16 Hebrews 4:12, and James 1:22-25.

Connect

To one another – service, outreach, relevance, witness, ministry, touch, invite, needs, good news, share, ambassadors, harvest, vision, church planting, day to day life, neighbors, making disciples, preach, mission – Matthew 9:35-38, 28:19-20, Acts 1:8, Romans 10:14-15, 2 Corinthians 5:18-20, and 1 Peter 2:11-12.

Celebrate

What God has done in worship and fellowship – praise, thanks, adoration, humility, friendship, encouragement, prayer, journey together, gifts of the spirit, communion, singing, testimony, giving, baptism, relationships, family – Psalm 95:1-2, John 4:24, Romans 12:1, Ephesians 5:18-21, Hebrews 10:24-25, and James 5:13.

Change

Through the work of Jesus Christ, through the power of the Holy Spirit. – grace, trust, new creation, love, commitment, forgiveness, power, cleansing, mercy, fruit, salvation, faith, faithfulness, sacrifice, renewal, peace, being right with God, hope, healing, wholeness, knowing God, light, the way, truth, life, eternity, being born again – Matthew 22:37-39, John 3:1-21, Acts 1:8, Romans 3:21-26, 5:6-11, Galatians 5:22-25,  and Ephesians 2:1-10