Understand that we at Emmanuel desire to honor Jesus Christ, that we are under the authority of the Scriptures, and that we are dependent upon the controlling power of the Holy Spirit, the vision of Emmanuel incorporates these 10 core values:
- People matter to God and to
- The Gospel message
transforms people's lives.
(II Corinthians 5:17)
- The goal of our ministry is
to transform people into fully devoted followers of Christ.
(Matthew 28:18-20, Ephesians 4:11-16)
- Ministry and evangelism
must be carried out in a relevant way.
(I Corinthians 9:22b)
must be treated gently and respectfully.
(I Peter 3:15)
- People need to be connected
to a caring community.
(I Thessalonians 4:9-10, Acts 4:34-35)
- Every Christian has a
- Everything we do for Christ
must be done with excellence.
- Our church must have an
evangelistic impact on our community.
(I Thessalonians 1:8, Acts 6:7)
- To accomplish our mission
we must be willing to step out in visionary faith and take risk for