Guiding Principles

Spirit of Exellence Ministry Guiding Principles

Love

Love God, love self, and demonstrate God’s love to all mankind
– Matthew 22:37 – 39, I Corinthians 13, and Ephesians 5:2

Excellence

Inspire in others, and serve with the spirit of excellence God has encoded in us. Live life on-purpose
– Hebrews 8:6, Psalms 16:3 and Daniel 6:3

Prayer and Thanksgiving

Pray without ceasing and come before His presence with thanksgiving
– Acts 6:4,Ephesians 4:6 (New Living Bible) and Psalms 95:2

Integrity

Live and minister with integrity, focusing on being more with God
– Acts 24:16, Proverbs 19:22 and Titus 2:7-8 (New Living Bible)

Compassion

Focus on the economically disadvantaged, the discouraged, the oppressed, the addicted,
the incarcerated and the brokenhearted
– Luke 4:18

Teaching

Develop and serve God and man with the gift of teaching. Anointed teaching is the primary catalyst
for transformation in the lives of individuals in the church and other groups in society
– Romans 12:7

Family

Pray for and support the Spirit-guided relationships of families
– I Timothy 5:3-16, Ephesians 6:1-4, and Psalms 128

Hope

Facilitate the growth and success of others. As “creators of success” develop programs and services
that will inspire people/organizations to be all they were created to be and to do all they were
created to do. Be ambassadors of Hope
– Proverbs 13:12 and Romans 5:5

Hospitality

Demonstrate Christian hospitality by being attentive to the needs of others, making them
comfortable and at home in our presence
– Romans 12:13

Service

Seek first to serve before being served. Offer services to the church, individuals and groups.
– Matthew 20:28

Growth and Development

As we learn we will grow and as we grow we will change. We will facilitate/enable the growth
and development of others
– 2 Peter 3:18, Luke 2:40

Renewal

Invest reasonable resources and time in having fun and fellowship for the renewal of
emotional, physical, spiritual and intellectual strength
– Mark 6:31

Leadership

“Discipline is the beginning of leadership.” Demonstrate the purpose of Christian leadership, which
includes, but is not limited to:
1. Revealing the nature, character and deepest desires of God to all people;
2. Being a guiding light (visionaries);
3. Building the church (the people of God).
– Matthew 20:26-27, Romans 12:8, I Peter 5:1-4, I Corinthians 13, John 8:12, John 1