Vision Statement

Here at Oakridge we strive to radically and authentically live by God's grace a Spirit empowered Christ-centered God exalting life, therefore...

Gospel Based:  We fight for the supremacy of Christ as King in our life at all times.

1.  We know, love and live God's Word. 

2.  We count all that we have as gifts from God to be used for His glory. 

3.  We depend on the Holy Spirit to strengthen and guide our every step.

4. Gospel Love: We display the love of God to every person we encounter. 

5. We practice compassion, mercy and grace in all circumstances. 

6.  We quickly seek forgiveness and reconciliation.

7.  We help those who are in need that we might share God's love.

8.  We seek to increasingly become a diverse body of worshipers.

9. We practice church discipline to maintain the holiness of the body.

10. Gospel Growth:  We commit to help every individual grow in their faith in God.

11. We come alongside every family to strengthen each member of the family.

12.  We teach the gospel through words and deeds to every "member" so they can clearly articulate it and live it out daily.

13.  We help every "member" discern their spiritual gifts so they will serve and build up the body of Christ.

14.  We develop godly leaders.

15. Gospel Reaching: We practice regular personal evangelism because every Christian is a missionary.

16. We emphasize the regular training and equipping of others on how to do evangelism.

17. We heavily focus on doing missions in the communities we live in.

18.  We support national and international missionaries and organizations.

   

1 Col 1:15-19; Heb 1:3-4; Matt 6:33; Rom 14:8; 1 Cor 10:31; Isa 45:22; Matt 28:18 Phil 2:9-11 2 Jos 1:8; Ps 1; Ps 119; Isa 40:8; Lk 11:28; Jn 8:31-32; 14:21; 15:7; Col 3:16; 2 Tim 3:16 3 Matt 6:25-34; Ac 2:44-46; 4:34-35; 1 Cor 12; 1 Cor 9:6-15; Phil 4:16-19 4 Ps 73:23-28; Isa 11:1-5; Lk 12:11-12, 24:49; Gal 5:16,25 5 Matt 5:44; Mk 12:30-31; Lk 6:27-31; Jn 13:35; 1 Cor. 13:1-7; Rom 12:9-10; 1 Jn 4:7-12 6 Lk 6:32-36; Rom 12:20-21; Col 4:5-6 7 Matt 5:23-26, 18:15-17, 21-22; Eph 4:31-32 8 Matt 25:34-36; Lk 6:30-35; Jn 13:34-35; Ja 1:27 9 Eph 2:11-22; Col. 3:11; Rev 7:9-10  10 Lev 11:44, 19:2; Matt 18:15-18; 1 Cor. 5:2,9-13; 1 Pe 1:16 11 Eph 4:15-16; Phil 2: 3-4, 12-13; 1 Pe. 3:15 12 Ps 145:4; Eph 5:22-6:4; Col 3:18-4:1 13 Eph 4:14; 2 Tim 2:15; 1 Pe 3:15 14 1 Cor 12:11, 14:26; Eph 4:11-16 15 Matt 11:1; Ac 14:23; 1 Tim. 3:1-13, 4:6; 2 Tim. 2:2; Ti 1:5-9 16 Matt 28:19; Rom 10:14-17; 1 Pe 3:15 17 Eph 4:11-16; 2 Tim 2:2 18 Ac 1:8, 2:42-47, 4:32-37; 1 Pe 3:15 19 Ps 67; Matt 9:37-38, 28:19-20; Ac 1:8