Our Values Guide our Decision Making

They tell the story of the harmony and hope we carry and seek to enable.

Faith

Image of God
God created all people, which demonstrates the equality and dignity of all persons, regardless of race, creed, or gender.

Listening
Openness and responsiveness to God and others through waiting and discernment.

Inspirational and effective
Fostering prophetic and creative voices alongside workable approaches.

Humility
“The essence of gospel-humility is not thinking more of myself or thinking less of myself, it is thinking of myself less.”
– Timothy Keller

Hope

Generosity
Sharing our resources with any and all in need as a response to God’s self-giving grace (kenosis).

Education
A deep love of learning that engenders a desire to train the hearts, souls and minds of the next generation of leaders.

Excellence
Glorifying God through the quality of our work.

Value Creation
Using our God-given resources to create real, long-term value in all we do for the benefit of the generations to come.

Stewardship
Diligently committing to the responsible management and cultivation of the resources entrusted.

Love

Kenosis
The beauty and goodness of self-sacrifice for the good of others.

Honesty
Integrity of speech in all we do, free from the need to “spin” the truth.

Simplicity
An inward condition of contentment that frees us from the burden of needing to impress others.

Courageous and compassionate
Being bold and working with loving kindness. (Hesed)

Challenging and trusting
Unafraid to go to the difficult, uncomfortable places – going there with care, humanity and empathy.

Integrity and fairness
Honouring our differences and diversity and enabling respectful processes.