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Our Values

Listed below are some important values that we share here. Different than core beliefs, which are doctrinally founded, these core values guide our actions and are relationally founded. We believe that they are some of the things that make Living Waters Church unique.

Core Value #1

His glory is our goal

Everything we do must serve to build the Kingdom of our King.

Matthew 6:9-10
Core Value #2

Presence preeminent

We represent a real and encounterable God. We must honor, teach, and order our services to recognize His Presence in all things.

John 14:23
Core Value #3

Love for God and people must be foundational in all we do

1 Corinthians 13:1-3
Core Value #4

The work of the Spirit must be evident in the atmosphere of the house

We cannot, nor will we, control or dumb down the Holy Spirit’s move and role in our meetings.

1 Corinthians 2:4-5
Core Value #5

Leaders are called to model authority as servants

Guilt, shame, and fear must never be used to try to direct or control people.

Mark 10:42-45
Core Value #6

We are all created uniquely by God

Our God-given uniqueness must be given freedom to be expressed.

Psalm 139:13-16
Core Value #7

We are all ministers

We are all ministers wherever we are and whatever we are doing.

Colossians 3:17
Core Value #8


Ceasing from own works (works for approval: originating from the mind of man) and entering His works (works from approval: originating from God’s heart).

Hebrews 4:10-11
Core Value #9


Faith is best walked out in community and we equip and encourage the body to minister to one another.

Ephesians 4:16
Core Value #10

The Scriptures

The scriptures are meant to lead us into experience and encounters. God and His Word is alive and we must live as though that is true.

Hebrews 4:12