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The Lincoln Community

Beginning Lincoln Village Ministry

In 2002, a man with a heart for the Lincoln Village neighborhood stepped into the home of a little girl and her mother. Just a few miles from the wealthiest of neighbors, this little girl and her mother were surviving with no electricity and no running water. That visit opened the man’s eyes and eventually a community’s eyes to the great need in their midst: the need for Christ.

Lincoln Village Ministries is the product of one man’s call to action. The call has spread all over the city of Huntsville to pour out the hope and love of Jesus Christ into the Lincoln community. We invite you to come and see what is going on in Lincoln Village.

Guiding Principles of Lincoln Village Ministry

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– Established 2002 –

Mission of Lincoln Village

To share the transforming power of the gospel of Christ and to serve through educating, sheltering, comforting, and equipping the Lincoln community for Christ’s glory.

Vision of Lincoln Village

The lives of all families and communities would be redeemed and transformed by the ongoing power of Christ through the body of believers.

Core Values

Passion for God.

Lincoln is committed to ministry which aligns with God’s word, is prayerful and dynamic, and practices the disciplines of the Spirit’s power that arise from an intimate walk with Christ.

2 Timothy 3:16, 2 Timothy 2:15, Philippians 4:6, Mark 11:22-24, John 16:13, Romans 8:12, Micah 6:8, Jeremiah 9:23-24

 

Bold, Courageous Faith.

We endeavour to watch where God is at work in our city and seek to be characterized by faith, courage, love and boldness in our witness to the neediest places.

John 5:19, John 2:5, James 2:14-15, Joshua 1:9, 1 John 3:16-18

 

A Culture of Grace and Humility.

Understanding that each person bears the image of God, we endeavor to cultivate an atmosphere of mutual acceptance and respect toward one another. We model healthy relationships with our partners and teams, encouraging each one to attain his or her full potential in Christ.

Genesis 1:26, James 4:6, Philippians 2:2-4, Romans 15:7, Romans 14:9, Romans 12:3-5

 

Servant Leadership.

We seek to serve the working poor in the Lincoln community. We particularly desire to be sensitive to the needs and concerns of the children in our school and families in our community, especially those that are developing and under-resourced.

Psalm 68:5-6, Isaiah 58:12, Isaiah 1:17, Psalm 72:13-14, Psalm 127:3, Psalm 82:3

 

Collaboration.

We seek to listen to and collaborate with churches and other agencies locally. Our aim is to model inter-dependency that builds the capacity of churches, pastors, and leaders through a strategy of shared leadership, empowerment, and co-investment.

Proverbs 4:7, Proverbs 15:22, Nehemiah 4:19-20

Mission.

To share the transforming power of the gospel of Christ and to serve through educating, sheltering, comforting, and equipping the Lincoln community for Christ’s glory.

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