To initiate and nurture a growing relationship with Christ.
MBIC Mission Statement
in all that we do.
We communicate the Gospel – God’s reconciling work through Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection – in all of our environments not just as the entry point to Heaven, but that we ALL need Christ at every turn.
We encourage & equip
our MBIC family for
As the Gospel puts down roots in our lives, we desire to grow in surrendering our own lives, preferences, and agendas as we seek God’s glory.
We push PRAYER deep
into our environments.
We will pray as our first response, NOT the option that we turn to after we’ve expended our own resources, energy, and ideas. We tap into a quality of prayer that invites God’s kingdom to come and His will to be done.
We encourage & equip
our MBIC family in their
If we are to be the church beyond our four walls – relationships, community, and serving those around us must be constant drivers. For this reason, we encourage and equip our people to courageously reach beyond themselves and to show Christ’s love wherever God might place them.
We create a
CULTURE OF LOVE
welcome & belonging.
We desire to create a culture of welcome at MBIC. To that end, we encourage our MBIC family in the power of creating a culture of grace and hospitality.
As a part of the Brethren in Christ denomination we are rooted in our history and doctrine,
our Core Values touch our hearts, stir our emotions, and move us to action.
Love and Grace
We value the free gift of salvation in Christ Jesus and the transforming power of the Holy Spirit.
Believing the Bible
We value the Bible as God’s authoritative Word, study it together, and build our lives on its truth.
We value heartfelt worship that is God-honoring, Spirit-directed, and life-changing.
We value wholehearted obedience to Christ Jesus through the empowering presence of the Holy Spirit.
Belonging to the
Community of Faith
We value integrity in relationships and mutual accountability in an atmosphere of grace, love, and acceptance.
We value an active and loving witness for Christ to all people.
We value serving others at their point of need, following the example of our Lord Jesus.
We value all human life and promote forgiveness, understanding, reconciliation, and non-violent resolution of conflict.
We value uncluttered lives, which free us to love boldly, give generously, and serve joyfully.
Relying on God
We confess our dependence on God for everything, and seek to deepen our intimacy with Him by living prayerfully.