IPHC Seven Core Values
Taught by Steve Brown and Justin Blankenship
September 19-20, 2014
Every organization has core values that determine how it operates. Each minister will act out of his or her philosophy of ministry. Learn the Seven Core Values of the IPHC and let them shape the way you do ministry!
IPHC Seven Core Values
School of Ministry Students, welcome back to another year. If you are just beginning, we welcome you as well! We are looking forward to the classes this school year and hope you are too. The first class for this school year will be "7 Core Values of the IPHC", and will be team taught by Pastor Justin Blankenship, Landmark Church in Purcell and Pastor Steve Brown, Life Springs FWC in Ponca City. The pre-class assignment is detailed below. Please let us know if you will be needing a dorm room.
Pastor Steve Brown has been the pastor of Life Springs Family Worship Center since August, 2009. He and his wife, Hallie, are blessed to have 4 children. Their son Drue and his wife Natalie were married 5/31/13 and live in Ponca City, OK while Drue finishes his degree at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater. At home, daughter Abbey is a dancer, Olivia likes cooking and basketball, and youngest son, Brady, loves gymnastics. The Browns are all involved in various ministries in the church.
Pastor Steve has served in various ministries since he committed his life to Christ as a teenager from youth leader, Royal Ranger Leader, to Worship Leader. He has a passion to equip Believers through the Word of God and the Power of the Holy Spirit.
He was born and raised in Shawnee, OK. His undergraduate studies included stops at St. Gregory Junior College, and World Evangelism Bible College. He received an Associate Degree in Social Science, as well as a Bachelor Degree in World Missions. In May of 2009, he earned a Masters of Ministry Degree in Christian Leadership from Southwestern Christian University in Bethany, OK.
Pastor Justin Blankenship became the pastor of Landmark Church in Purcell, OK in 2008. He grew up in a preacher's home in Mississippi and began preaching when he was thirteen years of age. Before coming to Purcell, he worked in Evangelism USA for IPHC Ministries. Pastor Justin attended the Center of Biblical Studies in Mississippi for two years and also attended SCU for undergraduate and Master's Degree courses.
7 Core Values
In a meeting of key IPHC leaders seeking the face of the Lord, the 7 Core Values were revealed in astounding depth and clarity through the leading of the Holy Spirit. This booklet incorporates a collection of essays, each of which plumbs the depths of a specific value: Scripture, Pentecost, Holiness, Christ’s Kingdom, All Generations, Justice and Generosity.
Get your copy of Seven Core Values
- Read the booklet "7 Core Values of the IPHC, A Place of Hope a People of Promise". The booklet is available to read at www.iphc.org/corevalues.
- Using the 7 Core Values of the IPHC, Type a parargraph (6 to 7 complete sentences) explaining and defining IN YOUR OWN WORDS, what each of the 7core values mean . You are using your words to give a paragraph explanation of each value.
- Make a typed or written list of 5 personal core values you have as a developing minister. Core values are things about your faith that you believe so strongly , they influence every decision in life and ministry. Some examples would be: reaching the lost, family, honesty, etc. (You may also include core values from the earlier assignment IF necessary).
Be prepared to share and discuss these with the class during the weekend.
Please have all assignments completed!