From the very beginning stages of Restoration Church, a mission statement was chosen to focus the church on what we believe Jesus has asked us to do as His disciples until he returns. This mission statement summarizes why Restoration Church exists and drives how we do ministry.
The mission statement of Restoration Church is to know Christ and to make Christ known. Philippians 3:7-10; Matthew 28:18-20
Our family values represent what makes us Restoration Church. These five biblical beliefs are meant to guide our church family as we seek to Know Christ and Make Him Known.
We Love Outrageously
As a people loved by God, our love is radically redeemed from being all about ourselves to being about others. This means that we will go out of our way to love those different than us because of the outrageous love Jesus has shown us. John 13:35; Philippians 2:1-11; Romans 5:8
We are a Gospel People
Restoration is a place that proclaims the good news of the gospel- salvation by grace through faith in Jesus. As gospel people, we constantly point each other not back to trying harder- but trusting the work of Jesus. The gospel is the key to living the whole of the Christian life. Colossians 2:6-15; John 15:1-11; Romans 8:1-11; Ephesians 2:1-10; Hebrews 10:10; 2 Peter 3:18
We are Biblically Rooted
God has given us His Word so we would know Him and guide our lives. We build our life and faith on His Word as our guide and authority. It's through Scripture that we become complete and equipped for life and eternity. John 8:31-32; John 14:6; 2 Timothy 3:14-17; 2 Peter 2:21
We Belong Together
The Gospel transcends all cultures, ethnicities, economics, and applies to all people in all places. As a redeemed people, we recognize that God has brought us into His family, and we humbly prioritize our belonging to each other despite our earthly differences. John 17:20-23; Romans 8:12-17; Galatians 3:28; Colossians 3:11; Revelation 7:9-10
We Celebrate Progress (Not Perfection)
As gospel people, we recognize that God is constantly in the process of redeeming each of us. Therefore, we live in the reality of our fallen selves, seeking progress and growth in our lives and faith; rather than faking perfection or performance. We humbly recognize that Christianity is an ongoing journey that's finished when we are face to face with Jesus. Romans 6:1-14; Philippians 1:6-10; 3:12-14; 1 Thessalonians 4:1-8