Core Values

Our Core Values have been part of Norfolk Christian since its inception and form the basis of the Christ-honoring community we seek to create.  These seven Core Values are reinforced in developmentally-appropriate ways at all grade levels.

 

Leadership​ ​–​ ​Nehemiah,​ ​Matthew​ ​20:28

Become​ ​leaders​ ​to​ ​promote​ ​God’s​ ​purposes

Exercise​ ​self-control​ ​and​ ​self-discipline

Fear​ ​God​ ​and​ ​respect​ ​those​ ​in​ ​authority

Serve​ ​others​ ​diligently

Truth​ ​-​ ​Romans​ ​11:36,​ ​Psalm​ ​119:142,​ ​160,​ ​John​ ​8:32

Recognize​ ​God​ ​as​ ​creator​ ​and​ ​sustainer

Acknowledge​ ​that​ ​all​ ​truth​ ​has​ ​its​ ​foundation​ ​in​ ​God’s​ ​Word

Pursue​ ​knowledge​ ​and​ ​wisdom​ ​and​ ​get​ ​understanding

Desire​ ​academic​ ​excellence

Be​ ​lifelong​ ​learners

Worship​ ​-​ ​Psalm​ ​95:6,​ ​Revelation​ ​4:9-11

Praise​ ​Him​ ​with​ ​our​ ​lips​ ​and​ ​our​ ​lives

Be​ ​obedient​ ​to​ ​His​ ​Word​ ​and​ ​the​ ​guidance​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Holy​ ​Spirit

Understand​ ​and​ ​extend​ ​forgiveness​ ​and​ ​mercy

Pray​ ​without​ ​ceasing

Relationship​ ​-​ ​Matthew​ ​22:37-39;​ ​John​ ​15:1-13

Maintain​ ​a​ ​personal​ ​relationship​ ​with​ ​Jesus​ ​Christ

Walk​ ​in​ ​the​ ​knowledge​ ​of​ ​His​ ​grace

Be​ ​active​ ​disciples

Remain​ ​in​ ​fellowship​ ​with​ ​the​ ​community​ ​of​ ​Christ

Stewardship​ ​-​ ​Luke​ ​12:42-43,​ ​1​ ​Peter​ ​4:10-11

Recognize​ ​our​ ​responsibility​ ​to​ ​care​ ​for​ ​God’s​ ​creation

Give​ ​of​ ​time,​ ​resources​ ​and​ ​talents

Exercise​ ​compassion,​ ​mercy​ ​and​ ​grace

Promote​ ​fiscal​ ​responsibility.

Practice​ ​wise​ ​decision-making

Partnership​ ​-​ ​Deuteronomy​ ​6:4-7

Respect​ ​the​ ​primary​ ​role​ ​of​ ​the​ ​parents​ ​to​ ​educate​ ​their​ ​children

Promote​ ​the​ ​partnership​ ​between​ ​the​ ​local​ ​church,​ ​home,​ ​and​ ​school

Ambassadorship​ ​-​ ​Matthew​ ​28:18-20;​ ​2​ ​Corinthians​ ​5:20

Represent​ ​Christ​ ​to​ ​the​ ​world

Be​ ​obedient​ ​to​ ​the​ ​Great​ ​Commission

Be ​salt​ ​and​ ​light​ ​to​ ​a​ ​dark​ ​world