On the remnants of the Berlin wall is an inscription. "Many small people doing many small things in many small places can change the world." We believe the message of the Gospel is absolutely transformative. Jesus taught that the Kingdom of God is not an organization of man. It is the transformative power of the Gospel expanding corporately as individuals are transformed into the image of Jesus, by His work in our lives, and vice versa. The Kingdom of God is a movement. We are the Kingdom of God.
The concept of "with" is powerful. Life happens best in community with each other. Jesus modeled this walking day by day, walking with His disciples, dialoguing through growth and changes. Community is the context of discipleship. It is the lab where we live into the reality of the Gospel.
The short answer is no.
While we are doing life together, we believe each of us are strategically positioned in the neighborhoods and networks God places us in. With our lives, we actively engage those Jesus died for; those He has placed each of us in proximity with.
We are a community of Christ-followers, who are...
- committed to living lives that are radically reoriented around the Gospel of Jesus
- committed to each other
- committed to intentionally and organically bringing the Kingdom of God to bear in each of our individual neighborhoods and networks
- committed to making disciple-makers in a relational environment
This happens as we walk life together, growing together in righteousness by intentionally creating environments for instruction, apprenticeship and immersion, under the leadership of the Holy Spirit and informed by scripture.