Dependence: Remembering that without Him, we can do nothing.
"I am the vine and you are the branches. Those who remain in me, and I in them, will produce much fruit. For apart from Me, you can do nothing. "
John 15:5 (NKJ)
Integrity: Living in the light.
"He who says he abides in Him ought himself to walk just as He walked." 1 John 2:6 (NKJ)
Relevancy: Being willing to alter style and preference to reach the next generations without compromising the word of God.
"Yes, I try to find common ground with everyone so that I might bring them to Christ." 1 Corinthians 9:22b (NLT)
Reliability: Doing what you promise, being dependable people who can help one another.
"Putting confidence in an unreliable man is like chewing with a sore tooth, or trying to run on a broken foot." Proverbs 25:19 (NLT)
Excellence: Giving your highest effort in all that you do.
"And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus." Colossians 3:17a (NKJ)
Courage: Facing and conquering your fears and believing God's every word in every circumstance.
"...without faith it is impossible to please Him." Hebrews 11:6a (NKJ)
Servanthood: Keeping the attitude of a servant.
"...the Son of man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many." Matthew 20:28 (NKJ)
Safety: Creating a safe environment for us to grow.
"He who fears the Lord has a secure fortress, and for his children it will be a refuge." Proverbs 14:26 (NIV)