• Allowing the presence and the love of Christ to be expressed through our ministry to the people we are asked to serve. (John 13:34-35)**
  • Supporting the church in fulfilling the Soul Care Commission—the Biblical mandate which calls Christ followers to support and restore the well-being of persons. (Isaiah 61:1-3)
  • Providing counseling services that inspire healing, growth, and renewal. (John 4:4-26)
  • Pursuing the availability and accessibility of Christ empowered, highly trained counseling in every church, particularly for the sake of those with the greatest need who have the fewest resources. (Luke 4:18-19)
  • Offering our services to anyone, regardless of race, ethnicity, culture, situation, or religion, with honor and respect for their beliefs, and without imposing our own beliefs. (1 Corinthians 10:32-33)
  • Ministering to persons regardless of the level of their financial resources. (Matthew 25:40)
  • Applying the highest level of Biblical, theological, clinical, and scientific knowledge and training possible to the lives and situations we are asked to serve. (John 8:32)
  • Working within the scope of our talents, gifts, training and competence. (Romans 12:3-8)
  • Exercising good stewardship of the time, money and resources of our ministry. (1 Corinthians 4:2)
  • Hosting settings which facilitate an experience of the presence of Christ for those who are Christians and which facilitate an experience of peace and comfort and the highest quality clinical services possible for all whom we serve. (2 Corinthians 1:3, 4)
  • Participating in a community of faith together for the purpose of encouraging each other, bearing with one another, carrying each other’s burdens, praying for each other, and loving each other as Christ has taught us… because our ministry has to overflow the wellspring of our community, in Christ, in order to pour into the lives of our clients. (1 Thessalonians 5:11)
  • Placing the development of our relationship with God through Jesus Christ, and God being glorified in our lives, as the highest priorities of our lives. (Matthew 22:34-40)
  • Building our lives upon the foundation of Christ as revealed in the Scriptures, the infallible rule of faith and practice and the authoritative guide for the Christ-following life. (2 Timothy 3:16-17)

**Please note: The principles above are based on the Scriptures referenced, but are not quotations of those Scriptures.