Mission & Vision

Go therefore and make disciples...

The Mission

Our Mission is Helping People Know and Follow Jesus Together.  

The Vision

The vision of Ridgewood Bible Church is to Reach, Build, Equip and train Believers to be on mission for Jesus Christ.  

Core Values of Ridgewood Bible Church

These values shape the way RBC fulfills its mission.  

1. A Commitment to Excellence One

We believe that excellence honors God and inspires people. Therefore we aim for excellence by continually evaluating our methods and adopting creative, innovative and flexible strategies for growth.
• Key Passage: 1 Cor. 10:31, Col. 3:23, Luke 5:33-37
• Personification: Malachi, Nehemiah

2. A Commitment to Small Group Care

We believe that Care ministry fulfills the law of love. We believe that our Savior and the Early Church carried out caring ministry in the small group context. Therefore we seek to care through the dynamics or small group ministry by: building relationships, stimulating growth and meeting one another's needs.
• Key Passage: 1 John 3:16-18, Acts 4,5
• Personification: Dorcas (Acts 9), Jesus (Luke 5:1-9, 9:51-56, 8:22ff)

3. A Commitment to Sound Biblical Doctrine

We believe that God's Word provides the sufficient relevant and authoritative source of sound doctrine for the Church. Therefore we are committed to equip believers to live by the sound doctrine of the Scriptures as the standard for ministry, faith and practice.
• Key Passage: 2 Tim. 3:16,17, Ps. 19,119
• Personification: Daniel, Paul

4. A Commitment to Prayer

We believe that prayer is a fundamental demonstration of faith and dependence upon God. Therefore the ministries of RBC will be characterized by a continual reliance upon God in prayer in their vision, planning and execution of ministry.
• Key Passage: John 14:12,13, James 5
• Personification: Elijah, Abraham, Moses

5. A Commitment to Mission

We believe that the mission to reproduce disciplemakers must follow Jesus' disciplemaking process. We Further believe that this Mission is a Global Mission Therefore we seek to win the lost, build the believers, equip the workers and send leaders both locally through ourselves and around the world through our missionaries.
• Key Passage: 2 Tim. 2:2, Acts 1:8, Matt. 28:18-20
• Personification: Philip, Antioch

6. A Commitment to Worship

We believe that first and greatest priority for mankind to love God is nurtured through true and inspirational worship. Therefore we seek to prepare worship that captures the heart and strength of each believer to nurture their love for God.
• Key Passage: Ps. 100, John 4:
• Personification: David

7. A Commitment to Team Work

We believe that the Pastor's role is to equip believers to do the work of ministry. Therefore we seek to equip and involve every member in gifted service.
• Key Passage: Eph. 4:11-16, 1 Cor. 12
• Personification: Jesus & disciples (Luke 9), Early Church (Acts 6)

8. A Commitment to Growth

We believe that the Lord purposes for His church to grow. Therefore we will pursue methods and policies which will facilitate both numerical and spiritual growth, without compromising our integrity or our commitment to Biblical faith.
• Key Passage: Matt. 16:18, Acts 2:46,47
• Personification: Church of Jerusalem Acts 1-8

Connect with us.

We'd love to hear from you. Fill out the form below to get started.