Core Values


Oikos has seven key values that we try to live by: (In alphabetical order)

Christ Centered: All we try to do orientates around Christ as our center.
(See Galatians 2:20 and Galatians 6:14)

Community: Oikos means family, home or extended family in Greek and that is what we try to be.
( See Acts 2:42-47, Acts: 4:31-35, 1 Corinthians 10:24)

Discipleship: We are here to make disciples of Jesus imitating his character and competency.
(See Luke 9:23, Matthew 16:18

Our identity in a loving Father: We are children of God who have a Father that deeply loves us and sent his only son to the Earth.
(See John 3:16, Romans 8:14-17, John 15: 1-8)

Kingdom and Covenant: We can see these two underlying principles throughout the Bible and the Christian life.
(See Matthew 22:37-39, Matthew 6:33)

Purity, Simplicity and Accountability:  We believe these are fundamental principles for the Christian life.
(See Purity; Proverbs 22:11, 1 Timothy 4:12, Simplicity;Matthew 6:19-21, Matthew 6:33, and Accountability; 2 Corinthians 2:17)

Word and Spirit: The belief that we need to live fully in His Word and also submitted to the Holy Spirit.

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