• We value the Bible as God’s authoritative and accurate source for salvation and Christian living.
Goal: To develop a people and a church that has a biblical world view and is driven daily by the Word of God.
Objective #1: Remain committed to the verse-by-verse exegetical preaching of the Word from the pulpit.
Objective #2: To equip the membership of FBC in how to properly study the Bible.
Objective #3: To teach the membership of FBC how the fundamental truths of the Christian Faith impact their daily living.
Objective #4: To have Sunday School classes and discipleship classes that are driven by obedience to the Word of God.
• We value worship that is both accurate and authentic.
Goal: To provide opportunities and to encourage people to authentically and accurately worship God in both personal and
Objective #1: To thoughtfully arrange our Sunday worship in order to maximize participation and purposefully engage people in God-centered worship.
Objective #2: To encourage and instruct in all aspects of worship, preaching, singing, prayer, giving, fasting, etc.
• We value prayer that is passionate and Spirit-led.
Goal: To become a church that is characterized by prayer.
Objective #1: To preach sermons and offer classes on the importance of prayer.
Objective #2: To implement several prayer ministries throughout the church and strengthen the existing ones.
Objective #3: To provide multiple venues that allow people to come together for the purpose of prayer.
• We value discipleship that is transformational.
Goal: To train and teach all believers that true discipleship is followship.
Objective #1:To encourage all people in our church to get involved in Sunday School and other small groups.
Objective #2: To provide opportunities for people in the church to discover their spiritual gifts and begin serving.
Objective #3: To train and encourage the people in the church to start sharing the gospel with others.
• We value evangelism and missions that reach to those outside the walls of the church.
Goal: To share the gospel locally, nationally, and internationally.
Objective #1: To keep ongoing evangelism and missions training available for the people of the church.
Objective #2: To have an ongoing outreach program for the people of the church. To encourage outreach through
the Sunday School.
Objective #3: To provide the people of FBC with several opportunities a year to participate in local, national, and
international missions with the goal of seeing new churches started.
• We value ministry that not only encourages our church, but also those in our community.
Goal: To help every member see themselves as a minister.
Objective #1: To identify spiritual gifts necessary to meet current ministry needs.
Objective #2: To keep an updated ministry project board for the purpose of information.
Objective #3: To encourage every Sunday School class to adopt several ministry projects per year to help impact the community with the gospel.
• We value strong fellowship in the local church.
Goal: To help the membership live life together, both inside and outside the church.
Objective #1: To provide opportunities for the membership to spend time together. This can be accomplished through several recreational events scheduled throughout the year.
Objective #2: To provide opportunities for the membership to accomplish ministry together.
Objective #3: To encourage every member to be involved in Sunday School and small groups.