The following core truths provide the foundation for our curriculum units and Bible stories. They lead children through a progression from Wonder to Discovery to Journey to Passion, creating a "common thread" or continuum for our children's spiritual formation. (Click on the headings for printable files.)

3 Basic Truths for 2-PreK: Wonder

- God made me.

- God loves me.

- Jesus wants to be my friend forever.

3 Basic Truths for K-5th: Discovery

- I can trust God no matter what.

- I need to make the wise choice.

- I should treat others the way I want to be treated

3 Basic Truths for Middle School Youth: Journey

- I will love God because God will never stop loving me.

- I will follow Jesus because he knows me better than I know myself.

- I will live out God's story so others can know who Jesus is.

3 Basic Truths for High School Youth: Passion

- I am created to pursue an authentic relationship with my Creator.

- I belong to Jesus and define who I am by what he says.

- I exist every day to demonstrate God's love to a broken world.

3 Basic Prayers for Nursery aged children:

- May you grow in the understanding of God's love for you.

- May you see, hear, and touch the world as Jesus does.

- May your heart learn to hear the Spirit's voice.

It is our hope that the 3 Basic Prayers will serve as discipleship tools at home for those tiniest disciples among us. Parents are encouraged to pray over their children during normal, everyday routines.