Our Foundation is Jesus Christ

Matthew 16:18 CSB – Jesus said, I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overpower it.

1 Corinthians 3:11 CSB – For no one can lay any foundation other than what has been laid down. That foundation is Jesus Christ. 

Psalm 127:1-2 CSB – 

Unless the Lord builds a house,
its builders labor over it in vain;
unless the Lord watches over a city,
the watchman stays alert in vain.
In vain you get up early and stay up late,
working hard to have enough food—

New Life is a Bible-based church

2 Timothy 4:2-4 CSB – Preach the word…. For the time will come when people will not tolerate sound doctrine, but according to their own desires, will multiply teachers for themselves because they have an itch to hear what they want to hear. They will turn away from hearing the truth and will turn aside to myths.

John 17:17 CSB – Sanctify them by the truth; your word is truth

Matthew 24:35 CSB – Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.

Our Mission is Jesus’ Mission

Matthew 28:19-20 CSB – Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 teaching them to observe everything I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”

John 10:27 CBS – “My sheep hear my voice, I know them and they follow Me.”

Acts 1:8 CSB – “…you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”

Our Values Give Clarity

  1. Joy

Psalm 1:1-2 CSB –

How happy is the one who does not
walk in the advice of the wicked
or stand in the pathway with sinners
or sit in the company of mockers!
Instead, his delight is in the Lord’s instruction,
and he meditates on it day and night.

Luke 15:2 CSB – And the Pharisees and scribes were complaining, “This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.”

  1. Risk

Matthew 25 – Parable of the Talents

  1. Honor

Romans 13:7 CSB – [Give] honor to those you owe honor.

Hebrews 13:2 CSB – Don’t neglect to show hospitality, for by doing this some have welcomed angels as guests without knowing it.

  1. Next Steps

Acts 1:8 CSB – Jesus said, …you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”

2 Timothy 2:2 CSB – What you have heard from me….commit to faithful men who will be able to teach others also