Core Values

1.   We value Scripture alone as the ultimate and sufficient authority in matters of life and doctrine.
2.   We value proclaiming Jesus Christ both locally and globally to the glory of God.
3.   We value expositional preaching and teaching of God’s Word for the ongoing edification and reformation of the church.
4.   We value God-centered worship as thoroughly biblical and deeply joyful.
5.   We value providing a place of worship that is safe, attractive, and God-honoring as a service to all who gather with us.
6.   We value earnest and consistent prayer, recognizing God’s call upon his people to pray and his promise to answer prayer offered in faith and in accord with his will.
7.   We value regenerate church membership, evidenced in covenantal care and loving church discipline.
8.   We value equipping every member to serve.
9.   We value godly and biblical leadership, composed of elders and deacons, with lay ministry teams carrying out many aspects of the work of ministry.
10.   We value biblical marriage, upholding God’s wise and beautiful design in the complementary, life-long covenant relationship between a man and a woman.
11.   We value the family as the first God-ordained unit of care, nurture, and instruction in godliness.
12.   We value the sanctity of human life for all people as created in God’s image, from conception through death.
13.   We value intentional evangelism as an act of love toward non-Christians, including children of our members, relatives, neighbors, co-workers, friends, and anyone with whom we have opportunity to share the gospel.
14.   We value the reconciliation of people of diverse races, backgrounds, and life situations through the gospel of Jesus Christ.  
15.   We value caring for the needs of the people in Louisville’s Clifton neighborhood, where we regularly gather as a congregation.
16.   We value sending people out from us for the good of the Church of Jesus Christ and the spread of the gospel around the world, by sacrificially giving of our time, resources, and people.