Salvation– Develop an unshakable belief that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and, in fact, is God; demonstrate a personal relationship with Jesus Christ; and articulate God’s redemptive plan for humanity. (John 3:16)
Identity/Diversity– Demonstrate security in his/her identity in Jesus Christ and embrace the diversity of all disciples of Jesus Christ in the universal church. (Philippians 2:2)
Calling– Develop an understanding of his/her calling and encourage others to pursue God’s plan for their lives. (Jeremiah 29:11)
Security– Demonstrate confidence and peace in his/her salvation because of eternal life provided in Jesus Christ. (John 10:28-29)
Bible Reading/Memory– Recognize and defend the truth that the Bible, both the Old and New Testaments, is the only authoritative, inspired, infallible Word of God and is the final authority in faith and practice. (II Timothy 3:16-17) Practice consistent spiritual disciplines and wise life choices built on Biblical principles, and encourage others to do the same.
Stewardship– Demonstrate wise stewardship of God’s creation and resources. (Psalm 24:1-10) Appropriately use God’s creation and resources for the benefit of others to build character, responsibility, godliness, and thrift.
Christ-centered Biblical Worldview– Possess a complex appreciation and understanding of God’s creation; recognize his/her role in that creation; and filter the world through this Christ-centered worldview. (Genesis 1:28) Effectively communicate and defend a Christ-centered Biblical worldview of God, man, and the world to others.
Local Church– Understand the importance of the local and global church. (Matthew 28:16-20; I Corinthians 12) Commit to being an active member of the church and model a Great Commission lifestyle marked by pursuing relationships with spiritual mentors and intentionally investing in the lives of others.
Fruit of the Spirit– Understand the following truths:
The Holy Spirit is a Person, and He is God, possessing all the divine attributes.
The Holy Spirit indwells, baptizes, and seals all believers at the moment of their salvation and fills them in response to their confession of sin and yieldedness. (John 14:17; John 16:7-8)
The Holy Spirit works in the lives of the disciples of Jesus Christ to produce the fruit of the spirit. (Galatians 5:22-23) “
God’s Will and Career Planning– Demonstrate self-discipline by applying biblical principles and standards in all areas of conduct. (Colossians 3:23) Develop an understanding of his/her spiritual gifts, as well as the gifts of others, in order to fulfill God’s plan for his/her life.
Others-focused– Effectively leverage God-given skills for a life of Christian service utilizing his/her time, talents, and treasures for the betterment of others. (1 Peter 4:10)
Submit to authority– Demonstrate through attitudes and actions a willingness to submit to the moral, ethical, and legal requirements of lawful authorities. (Romans 13:1)
Support authority by doing good to others– Engage in school and community activities that provide a positive service to others. Show love and respect for fellow citizens and the nation. (Romans 13:3; 8-11)”
Fulfill personal financial and legal responsibilities– Demonstrate through attitudes and actions a willingness to support civil government through taxes, as well as through civil and/or military service. (Romans 13:6-8)
Respect and value the citizens who have sacrificed for the benefit of the United States- Demonstrate patriotism and respect for the nation by standing for the Pledge of Allegiance to the American flag and the national anthem to honor those who have served the nation.
Academics– value his/her purpose in Jesus Christ by demonstrating excellence in all academic disciplines. (Luke 2:52) Demonstrate skills in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and thinking.
Fine Arts– Demonstrate an appreciation for the fine arts. (Luke 2:52) Work to utilize his/her talents fully for the furtherance of the Good News of Jesus Christ.
Athletics– value his/her physical fitness and athletics. (Luke 2:52) Understand the importance of individual and corporate sacrifice for a greater common purpose.
Technology– Demonstrate using technology to research, analyze, create, evaluate, and communicate information and solve problems in a godly manner for the benefit of others. (Philippians 4:8)
Extra-curricular– Try activities in new fields or areas of life and be stretched, challenged, and tested by God. (Colossians 3:23) Encourage others to explore new opportunities.
God– Demonstrate a willingness to live a humble and genuine life consistent with the Word of God. (Ephesians 6:6) Influence and hold others to this same standard.
Thoughts– Demonstrate through media consumed and/or communicated a thought life consistent with the Word of God. (Philippians 4:8) Influence and hold others to this same standard.
Actions– Demonstrate a life of actions consistent with the Word of God. (Proverbs 21:3) Influence and hold others to this same standard.
Speech– Demonstrate consistency in speaking the truth in love. (Proverbs 12:22) Influence and hold others to this same standard.
Relationships– Demonstrate a life that constantly applies the standards of the Word of God in interpersonal relationships. (2 Corinthians 8:21) Influence and hold others to this same standard.
Work– Demonstrate a desire to please God through work, actions, and life in and out of the classroom. (Colossians 3:23) Influence and hold others to this same standard.
Family– Demonstrate an attitude of responsibility to serve God by fulfilling his/her biblically-ordained role in the family and willingly meet the needs of his/her family. (Ephesians 6:1-3)
Church– Understand his/her responsibility to use individual God-given gifts within the local and the global church to serve Jesus Christ and others. (1 Corinthians 12:12-31)
Local and Global Community– Demonstrate an attitude of service in the local and global community by sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ and by working to meet the spiritual and physical needs of others. (Matthew 5:43-48; 28:18-20)