Church Attributes

Each distinctive is good by itself, but together has mission.

If the cultural values represent who we are called to be, the following 6 attributes reflect the kind of churches GCC is seeking to plant and build.

Bold Preaching

Unapologetic exposition and application of the word of God.

“Preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching.”
2 Timothy 4:2

Purposeful Discipleship

Maturing believers making disciples.

“So, being affectionately desirous of you, we were ready to share with you not only the gospel of God but also our own selves, because you had become very dear to us.”
1 Thessalonians 2:8

Fervent Prayer

Prayer that is dependent on God and expectant based on his character and promises.

“Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.”
Romans 12:12

Passionate Worship

Worship that engages our deepest affections for God and expresses the truth of his faithfulness, glory, and the redemptive work of Christ.

“Oh come, let us worship and bow down; let us kneel before the Lord, our Maker!”
Psalm 95:6

Courageous Evangelism

Gospel proclamation that overcomes fear in order to share the good news of Jesus Christ.

“Jesus said to them again, ‘Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, even so I am sending you.'”
John 20:21

Strategic Church Planting

Partnerships that multiply churches around the world.

“And when they had appointed elders for them in every church, with prayer and fasting they committed them to the Lord in whom they had believed.”
Acts 14:23