1. Jesus at the center. 

(It’s all about Jesus: Colossians 1.15-23)

2. The war is won in the spiritual. 

(Everything begins with prayer: Ephesians 6.12)

3. Everyone plays a role. 

(Everyone has gifts: Acts 1.8; 1 Corinthians 12)

4. One mind, one heart, one church.

(Unity is key: Psalm 133.1; 1 Corinthians 1.10; Phil. 2.1-3) 

5. Less is more. 

(Focused excellence trumps unfocused excess: Psalm 37.16)

6. Contribution, not consumption. 

(We are called to serve, not be served: Matthew 20.26-28) 

7. Loving the lost. 

(We exist for those who aren’t here yet: Luke 19.10)

8. People, not programs. 

(Relationships matter: John 13.34-35)

9. Focused on the future. 

(Our mission is more important than our memories: Isaiah 43.18-19) 

10. Shared stories. 

(Our stories show how God is moving: Psalm 107.2)

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