We exist to help the people of LA know Jesus, grow in faith, and go into the world equipped to serve.
We want to be a church that is relevant to our culture. On Sunday mornings our music is modern, our graphics are great, our dress is casual, and our donuts are fantastic. However, much more importantly, we are a thoroughly gospel-centric church.
We think each and every Sunday morning when we gather together, the comfortable will be made uncomfortable by the gospel, and the uncomfortable will be made comfortable by that same gospel. We both celebrate and challenge the culture around us as we orient our lives around Jesus.
Grow in faith
Everyone has a next step to take in their journey of faith. For some it is becoming more regular on Sunday mornings, joining a Community Group, serving more consistently, reading a little more, praying a little more, or giving a little more.
Regardless of what your next step in faith is, we want to help you take that next step, and we’ve found that Community Groups are a great way to enjoy attending more regularly, praying more earnestly, and serving more consistently congregationally, locally, and globally together.
Most people move to Los Angeles to use the city for their own gain – to break into the industry, to work for tech startups, or to simply build their brand. And while none of these are bad in and of themselves, we want to be a church that doesn’t use the city for what it can give to us, but instead serves the city because we want to give the gospel back to it.
We’ve also set our sights much broader than simply the city of Los Angeles. We want to serve the world around us. It’s why we support mission work all across the globe as we seek to get the gospel to the ends of the earth. We start our journey of service to the ends of the earth by serving first at our local church on the weekends.
We seek unity in essential beliefs
"Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit - just as you were called - one hope, one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all."
We value liberty in non-essential beliefs
1 Timothy 1:5 (The Message)
“Accept him whose faith is weak, without passing judgment on disputable matters. Who are you to judge someone else’s servant? To his own master he stands or falls. And he will stand, for the Lord is able to make him stand.
One man considers one day more sacred than another; another man considers every day alike. Each one should be fully convinced in his own mind. So then, each of us will give an account of himself to God.”
We pursue love in all things
"A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”
OUR ESSENTIAL BELIEFS
There is one God, eternally existing in three co-equal Persons, namely the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Romans 8; Ephesians 1:13-14
God, out of love for His children, sent His son Jesus Christ to die for our sins, and to rise from the dead. 1 Corinthians 15:1-8
Salvation is a free gift of God. The death of Christ on the cross is the only sufficient payment for our sins. All have sinned, but all can be saved. This salvation is available for any who put their trust in Christ as Savior and follow Him as Lord. Romans 3:23, 6:23; John 3:16
Those trusting Christ should repent of sin, confess their faith, and be baptized. Romans 10:9; Acts 2:38
The church is the body of Christ on earth, empowered by the Holy Spirit to continue the task of reaching the lost and discipling the saved, helping them become fully devoted followers of Christ. Ephesians 4:1-16
Christ will one day return and reign forever. 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18
When we die, we will either be separated from God by sin or united with Him eternally through faith in Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior. John 3:16; John 14:1-3; Revelation 20:10,15
The Bible is the inspired word of God and is the final authority in life and doctrine. 2 Timothy 3:16