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To glorify God through proclaiming the gospel to our city and ourselves.
Welcoming every person in Grand Rapids into a family where gospel empowered discipleship in authentic community, passionate pursuit of those who don’t know Jesus, and unnatural generosity are the norm.
Gospel empowered discipleship in Authentic Community
We desire that every day we would look more and more like Jesus! We believe this happens as we lean into the work that God is already doing in our lives helping fight our sin by enabling us to love God and other people. This happens best in a community of people who love like family, are honest about their sin, and remind one another of the Gospel.
passionate pursuit of Those Who Don't know Jesus
Our mission is to share the message of Jesus’s perfect life, death for our sin, and new life-giving resurrection with the people that God has placed into our lives. We will get outside our doors and meet friends, neighbors, and coworkers where they are to share and show them the love of Christ.
Jesus, the son of God, leaving heaven and taking on human flesh, in order to die that he might redeem us for himself, is the most generous action in the history of the world. As we are
We believe that God, who is one and yet three distinct persons—Father, Son, and Holy Spirit—created all things that exist. He created human beings as the pinnacle of His creation to bear His image perfectly and live in perfect relationship with God and with each other. By tempting Eve, Satan in the form of a serpent led Adam and Eve into sin. Through Adam’s rebellion against God, death, sin, and brokenness entered into human history and is a defining mark of our existence.
Through the history of God’s covenant of law with Israel, God showed that people are unable to reform, perfect, or otherwise fix their sinful brokenness and rebellion against God. Rather, people need a rescuer, someone who would not only take God’s wrath against their
This message of hope and salvation is for all who believe by grace alone through faith alone. God declares righteous all who put their trust in Jesus alone.
Believers receive the gift of the Holy Spirit, who enables them for and grows them in godliness. The Spirit also enlightens and empowers believers and the church in worship, evangelism, and service. The Holy Spirit is always at work in the world, revealing Jesus to people and convicting people of their sins.
While on earth, those who have believed are called to spiritual unity in the power of the Spirit. This unity is portrayed in the community of the local church.
After physical death, God will resurrect both those who have believed and those who have not believed. When a believer dies, he or she goes immediately
This message of hope, warning, and the revealing of God’s rescue plan