Demonstrating a competent understanding of God’s program for the ages found in the Bible through an accurate interpretation of Scripture consistent with our conservative evangelical heritage and doctrinal commitment.
Serving God by applying Biblical values and principles in one’s daily life and in meaningful ministry to others.
Relationship to Self
Assessing who they are, how they process information, and discovering their calling.
Assessing their unique gifts in service to and interaction with others.
Self-evaluating their spiritual growth, and evaluating others objectively and compassionately.
Biblically distinguishing generational, cultural, socio-economical, racial, and gender forces at work in their lives.
Using higher order thinking and life-long learning skills to create and discover.
Recognizing that, empowered by the Holy Spirit, they can make a difference in the world.
Relationship to Others
Showing empathy and demonstrating the Fruit of the Spirit towards others.
Communicating effectively through receptive and expressive language so that both sender and receiver have a clear understanding of the same message.
Recognizing the creativity of humans created in God’s image.
Showing accountability for neighbors’ needs by engaging in activities which demonstrate compassion for others.
Relationship to the World and to the Environment
Developing awareness of diverse global concerns and issues.
Showing sensitivity to issues relevant to people groups, and encounter and be respectful of the values and norms of other cultures.
Examining the make-up of present and past people groups around the globe and social, political, economic, scientific, religious, and environmental factors influencing them.
Supporting stewardship of God’s creation and demonstrating good global citizenship by actively participating in global networking experiences.