Our Values

Core Values of the Greendale MB Church

 

1. We believe that anointed teaching is the catalyst for transformation in individual lives and in the church.  Includes the concept of teaching for life change. (James 1:23-25)

2. We believe that lost people matter to God, and therefore, ought to matter to the church.  Includes the concepts of relational evangelism and evangelism as a process. (Luke 5:30-32)

3. We believe that the church should be culturally relevant while remaining doctrinally pure.  Includes the concept of sensitively relating to our culture through our facility, printed materials and use of the arts. (1 Corinthians 9:19-23)

4. We believe that Christ-followers should manifest authenticity and yearn for continuous growth.  Includes the concepts of personal authenticity, character and wholeness. (Hebrews 12:1)

5. We believe that a church should operate as a unified community of servants with men and women stewarding their spiritual gifts.  Includes concepts of unity, servanthood, spiritual gifts and ministry callings. (Ephesians 4:11-13)

6. We believe that loving relationships should permeate every aspect of church life.  Includes concepts of love-driven ministry, ministry accomplished in teams and relationship building. (John 13:34-35)

7. We believe that life-change happens best in small groups.  Includes the concepts of discipleship, vulnerability and accountability. (Acts 2:44-47)

8. We believe that commitment to excellence honours God and inspires people.  Includes the concepts of evaluation, critical review, intensity and excellence. (Colossians 3:17)

9. We believe that churches should be led by men and women with leadership gifts.  Includes the concepts of empowerment, servant leadership, strategic focus and intentionality. (Acts 6:2-4)

10. We believe that the pursuit of full devotion to Christ and His cause is normal for every believer.  Includes the concepts of stewardship, servanthood, intimate worship, unceasing prayer, downward mobility and the pursuit of kingdom goals. (2 Corinthians 8:7)