“Revivalists” are those who are faithful and committed to God, who are willing to pay whatever price is necessary to live in lasting community, purity and power, because they believe in God’s love, whose manifest presence transforms lives and cultures.
At CSSM we build our school culture around these specific core values
God Is Good
Jesus perfectly reveals the nature of God as a good Father. God is good regardless of our circumstances. God is generous, and as we share testimonies of what he has done, we give Him space to do it again
Salvation Creates Joyful Identity
We are new creations, not merely “sinners saved by grace,” but saints who have been given His righteousness. We are adopted as royalty into God’s family.
Responsive To Grace
God scandalously loves His “lost” creation and extends grace. He empowers believers to love Him and others at a higher standard than the law. Deeply experiencing grace enables us to walk out of shame and into righteousness.
Focused On His Presence
Our first ministry is to God. As a lifestyle, we focus on Him while we minister and attempt to say what God is saying and do what He is doing.
Creating Healthy Family
We are adopted into God’s family, so we intentionally create family and community wherever we go. We think like healthy family members by doing what’s best for the whole environment, submitting to one another, and living selflessly.
God’s Word Transforms
When we encounter God in the Word, faith is released into our lives. As we study Scripture, it empowers us to learn who God is, who we are and how He wants us to live.
His Kingdom Is Advancing
Every believer is in full-time ministry because God is advancing His Kingdom, not just building His Church. Our work and effort, whether big or small, inside or outside the church, is sacred and valuable to God.
Jesus Empowers Supernatural Ministry
Jesus promised signs would follow believers and that they would do even greater works than He. Nothing is impossible with God, so no person or situation is beyond His ability to bring complete restoration.
God Is Still Speaking
Jesus said that His sheep would know His voice and that the Holy Spirit would teach us all things. It’s natural for God to communicate with His family and important for us to listen, learn His language, and test what we are hearing with Scripture.
Generous Like My Father
God is extravagantly generous. The thread of this generosity is woven throughout His creation, covenants, provision, the person of Jesus, and the Kingdom, as He consistently models that it is more blessed to give than to receive. God has blessed us in every way so that we can be generous in every way to advance the Gospel. Our generosity is a response to, and reflection of, Him.
Hope In A Glorious Church
We believe the Church will successfully fulfill Christ’s great commission to make disciples of all nations, which means the nations will be transformed.
Honour Affirms Value
Honour recognizes and affirms how valuable and powerful other people are because they are made in His image.
Free And Responsible
Christ died to set us free from the law of sin, death, fear, and shame. Freedom is very personal, but not self-centered. We have been given freedom to serve one another in love.
Learning from the outside in:
These are the characteristics of a revivalist:
Nature Of CSSM Outreaches
One of the aims of CSSM is to motive students to step out and take risks during their day-to-day lives to display the Power of the Holy Spirit. e.g. praying for the sick at work, giving prophetic words to strangers, sharing the gospel, etc. Onsite students also have an opportunity to attend group outreach activities in and around various communities.
When Do Students Go On Outreaches?
Students are expected to complete six Faith Risks Challenges during the year. These take place during their everyday lives. Onsite students are given the opportunity to attend 5 group outreaches on some Saturdays.
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