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dil-i-gence

noun:

careful and persistent work or effort.

Diligence

Diligence as one of seven virtues describes thoroughness, completeness and persistence of an action, particularly in matters of faith.

quietly and steadily persevering especially in detail or exactness

characterized by care and perseverance in carrying out tasks

Mission and Beliefs

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Our Mission

Our mission:  Glorify God by making disciples through the word of Jesus Christ.  Through a simple concept called storying and small group community we can work, play, eat, speak, pray and build in a way that reflects the glory of God to those around us.

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Our Purpose

Our purpose: God designed people to live life in community and have a personal relationship with Him.  Our purpose is to encourage others to spend time reading the Bible daily as well as spending time building our personal relationship with God and with others that will draw those around us closer to God.

God desires a relationship with each and every one of us and the best foundation is reading the Bible and spending quite time with God each day, aka being diligent in our walk with God.

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The Bible

The Bible: inspired by God to perfection without error, the foundation we base our faith and what our ministry is, who we are to be, how we are to be and how we are supposed to move through life with God as the center.


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God and the Holy Trinity


God and the Holy Trinity:   God who exists in three distinct persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.


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Jesus Christ


The person of Jesus Christ: We believe Jesus Christ is the Son of God who in flesh came to this earth as Savior of the world.



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Salvation


Salvation: is thru God’s grace.  Jesus died on the cross and rose from the dead for all of us and all our sins.  We believe salvation is found by placing our faith in what Jesus did for us on the cross, his death and resurrection.  We ask Jesus to come into our lives and become our Lord and Savior through his death and resurrection we are offered this freely by the grace of God.




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Baptism



Baptism:  is an outward symbol of the cleansing power of the blood of Christ and a testimony to our faith in the Lord Jesus Christ.