We believe that God's kingdom has invaded Earth. It's a kingdom that is not bound by geographic boarders, language, social status, or skin color. The King comes as a liberator into a war-torn world, offering amnesty, at great personal expense, to all weary-rebels who lay down their arms. He stakes His claim to bodies, hearts, and souls—a citizenship purchased with blood. His subjects call Him “Savior,” “Shepherd,” “Friend.” Where the King reigns his kingdom breaks through. He rescues and restores. He has Equipped us to march against the remaining darkness, to spread His message of hope to all those still in the shadows. We believe that His people will be triumphant, since He has already triumphed. He is the initiator, advancer, and sustainer of His kingdom. May He reign in our hearts, families, neighborhoods, cities, and world! May His kingdom come!

Our hearts are set aflame as we see Jesus passionately preaching the good news of the kingdom of God throughout the Gospels. He tells us of another country, a better country, and secures our admittance through His death, burial, and resurrection. We are excited to demonstrate and declare the good news of the kingdom in our neighborhood. As the people of God, we want to pursue the mission of God in everyday life. We believe that God has made His people light in the darkness, and we shine that light by both telling and living His story. We want our lives to point people to Jesus, so we regularly practice repentance and reconciliation to God and each other. We believe that God desires for His people to operate as a family in community and that our love and service for/to each other will reflect His love, alive and at work within us. We believe that God is a searcher, pursuer, rescuer by nature. He left the comfort of Heaven to become one of us, to learn our languages, to touch and taste, to take our burdens upon Himself, to save us. We believe this missional DNA is transmitted as He pours His life into us, and we are caught up into the family business. He is a great King, better than we could have hoped for or imagined. We are His body, the people of God, the anonymous multitude (unknown, yet known). May His kingdom come! 

"...you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.  Once you were not a people, but now you are God’s people; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy." -1 Peter 2:9-10 

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