to Pursue God, Connect with the Church, and Engage the World.
The Scriptures clearly state that a personal, active relationship with God is attainable through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ (John 14:6). Because of Jesus, the gap between Creator and creation has been closed, and we are now able to seek God. In order to foster such relationships, we want our students to be moving towards God in the following ways:
The local church is the avenue Jesus chose to take the gospel to the world. The church is where we corporately worship, commune, teach, encourage, and equip each other for the work of ministry. We believe that students are an integral part of the church and should be integrated in various areas including:
Before leaving earth Jesus commissioned his followers to spread the gospel throughout the world (Acts 1:8). We believe it is the responsibility of all Christians to live missionally. This means we are to proclaim and live the gospel to everyone everywhere. Whether it’s their families, neighbors, friends, or strangers, we hope that our students will love with the power of the gospel. The Scriptures teach that God wants to use us to reach all people (2 Corinthians 5:18-21, Romans 10:14-15). In response to this, we believe that our students should live out the Gospel in the following ways:
As a ministry, we believe that in order for our students to pursue God, connect with the Church, and engage the world, as God has called them to do, we as pastors and leaders must do the following three things: