Foothills’ Proposed Strategy

First, what is a strategy? A strategy is a picture of how ministry fits together. It’s a pattern that demonstrates how the church will accomplish its mandates as it moves. It can be likened to a lazy river where there is constant movement in a believer’s life. What is our proposed strategy at Foothills? Worship – Grow…

Foothills’ Proposed Values AND why your church should have values.

What are values (taken from Auxano)? They express deeply held beliefs. Guide the actions and reveal the strengths of a church. They are the “corporate” behavior and become the lens through which we make decisions. Why should a church have values?  They nurture God-honoring unity & direction. They help define clearly the basis of good decision-making. They free the church to say…

It’s not hard to make decisions once you know what your values are – Roy E. Disney.

What are values (taken from Auxano)? They express deeply held beliefs. Guide the actions and reveal the strengths of a church. They are the “corporate” behavior and become the lens through which we make decisions. Why should a church have values? They nurture God-honoring unity & direction. They help define clearly the basis of good decision-making. They free the…

Foothills’ Proposed Mission Statement

Foothills’ Proposed Mission Statement: Engage people to put Jesus first for the sake of others What is a mission statement (taken from Auxano, a Church Vision and Consulting group)? The Great Commission reworded for a unique context. It answers the question before all other questions, “What are we supposed to be doing?” It is a compass, a North Star,…