Glorify the true and living God by striving to worship Him with our entire
Matthew 22:37; Psalm 150; Psalm 19:1-4, 14; Ecclesiastes 12:14; Romans 1:20-25
Reach the lost with the good news of faith and hope in Jesus Christ through words of witness and deeds of mercy in the Kawartha Lakes and to the world.
Matthew 22:39; Matthew 28:18-20, Luke 24:47; John 20:21; Acts 1:8; Acts 14:21
Teach believers of all ages to become mature followers of Jesus Christ, disciplined in scripture, prayer, holiness, and community.
Matthew 28:18-20, 1 John 1:7; Acts 14:22; Romans 10:13-15
and encourage believers to use their spiritual gifts by serving in the
Church and wherever God may take them.
Matthew 28:18-20 Acts 14:23; Ephesians 4:12; 1 Cor 12:1-7; Romans 12:1-8
The Passion of Fairview Baptist Church
Being a catalyst for life-change in the Kawarthas and beyond for God's glory
Values For Fairview
Ten core values bring clarity to the things that matter most at Fairview Baptist Church. They guide how we achieve our purpose, influencing major leadership decisions as well as everyday ministry plans. They even help us navigate staffing and budget issues. In short, they keep us focused on the unique call God has given us as a local church.
1. The Word
We value the Bible as truth and seek to teach it in a way that changes the way we live.
Romans 12:7:2; 2 Timothy 3:16-17; James 1:23-25
We worship God with our lives.
We pray and touch the heart of God.
1 Kings 8:28; Psalm 17:6; Psalm 141:2; Luke 11:1-13; Luke 18:1-8; Romans 12:12; Ephesians 6:18
4. The Kingdom
We believe that every member of our church is called to minister. We have expectations of each individual using their gifts/talents and resources to further the Kingdom of God in the walls of the church and outside.
Matthew 6:10; Matthew 6:33; Matthew 13:1-46; Acts 28:31; 1 Corinthians
4:20; Col 1:13; Hebrews 12:28
We reach the world with Christ's love locally and globally.
Luke 5:3032; Luke 15; Matthew 18:14
We desire to be a grace-based community characterized by love, respect, thoughtfulness, courtesy, submission, generosity, encouragement and forgiveness as a multigenerational family united by Christ.
1 Corinthians 13; Luke 10:1; John 13:34-35
7. The Next Generation
We teach & equip our children and desire to empower them for service with the goal that they will lead the church in the future.
Psalm 34:11; Psalm 78:5-7; Psalm 127:3; Pro 22:6; Mark 10:13-14
We strive to responsibly manage all God has entrusted to us in all areas of our lives including time, talents and finances.
Genesis 1:26-30; 1 Chronicles 29:14; Psalm 24; Psalm 37:25-26; Psalm 112:5; Pro 22:9; 2 Cor 9:6-7; James 1:5
We come to Christ and reflect God¹s character more and more both individually and corporately as we grow in holiness.
Psalm 104:1-2, Isaiah 61:10; Rom 7:4-6; Rom 13:14; 1 Cor 6:11; 1 Cor 12:27; Gal 2:20; Eph 4:15; Philippians 1:27; 1 Cor 3:16
10. Spiritual Healing
We care and have concern for all people with hurts and struggles and believe Christ is the ultimate healer. People are welcomed to attend our church and journey towards hope and healing in Jesus Christ.
Proverbs 12:18, Proverbs 16:24, 1 Corinthians 12:28 Revelation 22:2