Authentic relationships

Authentic relationships

Authentic relationships are one of the most clear, visible evidences of our relationship with God. Jesus told his disciples we would be known by our love. It’s the most readily recognizable characteristic of a disciple of Jesus. We are called to engage with other...
Personal transformation

Personal transformation

Personal transformation means changing your attitudes and behaviors in positive ways as a result of your relationship with God and others. Inward change and outward change take place in tandem; each affects the other. “Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this...
Disciplemaking

Disciplemaking

Disciplemaking means living in personal obedience to the great commission given by Jesus, which entails making more and better followers of Christ.  “Therefore, go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and...
Generous living

Generous living

Generous living means investing well what God has given us—whether that be our spiritual gifts, our homes, our time, our money, or anything else God has entrusted to us. We are to practice generosity in line with our beliefs and what we are hearing from God. We are to...
Sacrificial service

Sacrificial service

There are few better ways to reflect the heart of God for people than through sacrificial service. Followers of Jesus who engage in sacrificial service to others build significantly more credibility with people of all belief systems than those who do not regularly...
Spiritual responsiveness

Spiritual responsiveness

Spiritual responsiveness describes how we choose to respond to the work of God in our lives. It involves actively listening and then taking action according to what we are hearing. God is present and at work in the world, drawing us closer to him. How we decide to...