• Living Beyond Normal

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//// our core values

Student Leadership::: - Training and releasing students to minister in their gifts, talents, personality & passions.
Discipleship Lifestyle::: - Individual spiritual growth and ownership of the student's relationship with God.
Practical Life Application::: - Applying godly principles to their daily life choices and behaviors.
Generationally Relevant::: - Using the youth culture to speak to the youth culture
Community Impacters::: - Creating an outward focused mentality and a generation of culture changers
Relational Accountability & Encouragement::: - Changing lives in the context of authentic relationships and not merely in programming or events.
Parent Partnership::: - Allowing the youth ministry to complement, not interfere with, the health of the family.

/// what we believe

We are a youth church that believes in teenagers and thinks they are uniquely gifted to change the world in ways that no one else can! We are committed to giving teenagers an environment where they can not only connect with each other in community and relationship, but where they can also meet God in a real and powerful way and live out who He is in their life in a bold, unashamed, and practical way.

/// key verses

Romans 12:2::: - Don't live any longer the way this world lives. Let your way of thinking be completely changed. Then you will be able to test what God wants for you. And you will agree that what he wants is right. His plan is good and pleasing and perfect.

2 Corinthians 3:12::: - The glory of the old is fading away. How much greater is the glory of the new! It will last forever. Since we have that kind of hope, we are very bold.

Colossians 2:20::: - The people of the world believe certain basic things. You died with Christ as far as things like that are concerned. So why do you act as if you still belong to the world?

1 Peter 2:11-12::: - Dear students, you are outsiders and strangers in this world. So I'm asking you not to give in to your sinful longings. They fight against your soul. So lead good lives among the people. Then they will see your good works. And they will give glory to God on the day he comes to judge.

1 Timothy 2:4-5::: - A soldier does not take part in things that don't have anything to do with the army. He wants to please his commanding officer. In the same way, anyone who takes part in a sport doesn't receive the winner's crown unless he plays by the rules.

Proverbs 12:18::: - Thoughtless words cut like a sword. But the tongue of wise people brings healing.

Philippians 3:20::: - But we are citizens of heaven. And we can hardly wait for a Savior from there. He is the Lord Jesus Christ.

/// key words and phrases

* authentic
* other worldly
* unashamed
* fuel & explode
* above the influence
* revolutionaries
* tone setters
* purposeful influencers
* bold & effective
* counter culture
* reckless impact
* agents of change
* imperfect but forgiven
* empowered
* seeing what God sees
* living beyond normal
* being young is a privilege and a responsibility
* being young is not a weakness or an excuse