THE CORE VALUES OF THE BRETHREN IN CHRIST CHURCH
1. Experiencing God’s Love and Grace:
We value the free gift of Salvation in Christ Jesus and the transforming power of the Holy Spirit.
2. Believing the Bible:
We value the Bible as God’s authoritative Word, study it together and build our lives on its truth.
3. Worship God:
We value heartfelt worship that is God honouring, Spirit directed and life changing.
4. Following Jesus:
We value wholehearted obedience to Christ Jesus through the empowering presence of the Holy Spirit.
5. Belonging to the Community of Faith:
We value integrity in relationships and mutual accountability in an atmosphere of grace, love and acceptance.
6. Witness to the World:
We value an active and loving witness for Christ to all people.
7. Serving Compassionately:
We value serving others at their point of need, following the example of our Lord Jesus.
8. Pursuing Peace:
We value all human life and promote forgiveness, understanding, reconciliation and nonviolent resolution of conflict.
9. Living Simply:
We value uncluttered lives which free us to love boldly, give generously and serve joyfully.
10. Relying on God:
We confess our dependence on God for everything and seek to deepen our intimacy with Him by living prayerfully.