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We believe your walk with Jesus will thrive best in a community of faith. But you should be confident before investing your heart, time, and finances. Here at Gospelife, five values drive everything we do. Explore the meaning behind them below.
We proclaim the gospel in order to make, baptize, and teach disciples of Jesus Christ. This mission drives everything we do, and serves as the filter through which we make ministry decisions. So, what do we mean by “gospel”? The gospel is the good news that Jesus Christ died for our sins, and God raised Him from the dead (1 Corinthians 15:3-4). All who believe this message and trust Jesus Christ as Lord are saved from sin and set apart for God (John 1:12; Romans 10:9-13).
When a person trusts Jesus Christ, they are brought into a family of faith (Ephesians 2:12-22). That is why we believe the spiritual life was meant for community, not isolation. We strive to foster a warm, engaging, and friendly environment on Sunday mornings, around our offices, and in Small Groups throughout the week. Not only do we believe God designed the Christian life for relationship, but also that fellowshipping and worshiping Jesus together increase the health, strength, commitment, and numbers of the body (Ephesians 4:12-17).
Our authority is the Bible. We believe the Bible is God’s Word; it is accurate and authoritative for our lives (Psalm 119:97-105; 130; 2 Timothy 3:16-17).
We believe worship honors God, affirms the strong, builds up the weak, restores the wandering, convicts the lost, and unites a congregation. That said, our worship services are designed to be engaging. We encourage active participation in God-honoring worship. Each service includes the best of doctrinally sound, contemporary worship music and often a modified, traditional hymn. We not only encourage you to prioritize weekend corporate worship at Gospelife, but also personal worship throughout your week. We also believe those who cultivate personal worship in their own lives come more prepared for corporate worship (Psalm 95:1-2).
We value growing leaders who thrive in their faith by serving! As believers, we were created and called to use our gifts and passions to serve others (Ephesians 2:8-10). So, we believe developing those who serve by leading others grows the kingdom of God (1 Peter 4:10-11).