Deeply Held Beliefs About How We Do Ministry
We believe that New Hope Church exists because of and for God. In everything God is first and is to be honored. New Hope Church is a place where God is experienced in our weekly worship and in our daily living.
We believe that Biblical truth should be at the center of everything we teach and all that we do. This is God’s way of shaping our lives to become more like Christ.
We believe that as followers of Christ we must be involved in a life-long process of spiritual development that strengthens our relationship with Him.
We believe that authentic community and lasting life-changes happen best in a small group setting.
We believe that all members of New Hope Church have a ministry they must share for the good of the body of Christ and to the glory of God.
We believe that non-Christians matter to God, and therefore they matter to us. God wants them to receive His love and so do we.
We believe that the church should be culturally relevant while remaining doctrinally pure.
We believe that the church must be led by gifted, equipped and trained servant leaders.
We believe that real, biblical love should be demonstrated in all our relationships, both inside and outside of the church.