The Kingdom of God
The Kingdom of God is how we see the world. It impacts every area of our lives. Our greatest priority is to advance the Kingdom of God and bring His ministry of reconciliation to the lives, domains, and cities that we encounter (specifically at the corners of Highway 29 and Ronald Reagan Blvd and beyond.)
Discipleship is a shared relational process of UP, IN, and OUT lived through Hope Groups. Followers of Christ go UP to God, In to each other through Hope Groups, and OUT to their world (the domains of society.)
City engagement is about helping Hope City Church members engage the domains of life (work, hobbies, talents, gifts, schools, children, etc.) City (society) is not something we avoid, but something we engage to enhance or create. We are both culture shapers and public servants.
Hope Groups are for building strong family type bonds with its members and to help members live out the up, in, and out process of discipleship. They are micro-churches, and are also designed for members to live relationally with each other outside the time slot of a Hope Group.
We place a high value on three types of multiplication. In essence it is our measuring stick for success. We multiply by sending out Followers of Christ engaging into the domains of society to multiply the Kingdom of God through bringing others to salvation in Christ. We multiply by birthing new Hope Groups that have a desire to multiply more Hope Groups, and lastly we are also multiplying by having a great sense of calling to multiply churches through glocal (global and local) engagement.
We place a high value on reflecting the Kingdom of God base on Ephesians 3:6; Ephesians 2:14-16; and Romans 5:7-12. We strive to reflect this through our leadership, staff, and styles of worship. We do this strategically by loving the masses of society.
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