Guiding Principles

Spirit of Exellence Ministry Guiding Principles


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


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


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)


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


“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