Lincoln Village Ministry 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 endeavor 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 most needy places.

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

 

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