We want our church to run well and we want all we do to be done with excellence (1 Cor 10:31; Col 3:17; 23), but we never want our church to feel like it is an impersonal machine. We don’t want to create and maintain programs that will only serve to make our lives more hectic.
We desire that our often busy lives in the suburbs of Los Angeles be increasingly God-centered, contemplative, peaceful and loving. We do not desire busy lives, but kingdom-focused, wise, Spirit-led abundant lives satisfied in God and giving honor to his gracious holy name.
1 Corinthians 10:31
So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
23 Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men,