OUR CORE VALUES


KNOW • GROW •LIVE • GIVE 

 

These four guiding values underlay everything we do at Lifehouse:

 

KNOW

Having a personal relationship with God through Jesus Christ is the most important thing in life.


John 17:3
Now this is eternal life: that they may know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.

1 Corinthians 8:3
But the man who loves God is known by God.

Because of this, Lifehouse is committed to:

 

  • Practical teaching
  • Passionate worship
  • Preaching the Good News  

 

GROW

Engaging in a life-long process of surrendering to the Holy Spirit and the authority of the Bible is essential to living.

Colossians 1:10
And we pray this in order that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and may please him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God, 

John 15:8 
This is to my Father's glory, that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be my disciples.

Matthew 16:24
Then Jesus said to his disciples, "If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow me." 

2 Timothy 3:15-17
From infancy you have known the holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. 
 
Galatians 5:25 
Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit.

Because of this, Lifehouse is committed to:

  • Life-long Discipleship
  • Discovering personal purpose
  • Developing gifts & talents

 

LIVE

Sharing our journey together through authentic relationships in Christ-centered community is how we should live.

John 13:35
By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.

1 Thessalonians 5:11
Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.

Hebrews 10:24-25 
And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds.

Because of this, Lifehouse is committed to: 

  • Authentic living 
  • Accountable relationships
  • Active life-group involvement

 

GIVE

Serving others selflessly is an outward expression of the inward work of God in our lives.
 

2 Corinthians 8:7 
But just as you excel in everything-in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in complete earnestness and in your love for us-see that you also excel in this grace of giving.

Matthew 20:28
Just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.

Because of this, Lifehouse is committed to:

  • Freely giving what God has given
  • Fostering lifestyles of outreach 
  • Following Christ's example