Life ReNewed Ministries, Inc
Our Purpose and Mission
Our Purpose and Mission
From the very start, our intent has always been about three things: GLORIFY GOD; EDIFY THE CHURCH BODY; REACH THE LOST. With those aspects of who we are as the foundation of this ministry we seek to be intentional in what we do and how. To that end, we believe totally in the Bible and the teachings contained within. We do not avoid so-called difficult issues that seem to pull at the fabric of culture today, because we truly believe that the Word of God addresses how we should live and how we should influence culture. The Bible is inspired by God and is necessary for life. While many choose to ignore the teachings of the Bible--we do not! The Bible is God's precious Word to everyone and we are intentional in living by the high standards contained in the pages of the Bible.
Our church was started in May 2007 under the leadership of our founding pastor, Dr. Gary L. French and his wife, Marianne. So they started Life ReNewed Ministries. The ministry is fiscally responsible, accountable, and financially sound. We have a strong board of directors who are Spirit-filled led by a pastor who listens closely to the Holy Spirit. We the people are the Church. But the building in which we worship is an old candle factory! We are non-denominational, Spirit-filled and on most Sundays dress casually. But the men are also seen in coats and ties, too! We have a warm, welcoming atmosphere. And as we have been here since 2007, the aroma of the candles have long since been removed. But you will find an aroma of love, compassion, concern, and the intentional desire to be active in our culture today. As an example, we believe that our faith and politics cannot be separated.
In 2007, God gave a vision to our founding pastor, Dr. Gary L. French and his wife, Marianne, to start a ministry called Life ReNewed Ministries (but many call us simply Life Church). So they found an old candle factory and without any money were able to purchase a half million dollar building on four acres and started holding worship services. You have to come hear the rest of the story in person to hear how this all came about! It is miraculous. The desire has always been to have a place of worship that was not "doing church as usual." So using our three core beliefs of Glorify God; Edify the Body; and Reach the Lost, our desire has been to have a church that avoids "Business meetings," "Committees," "Focus Groups," or anything that reflected business model instead of a house of worship and service. God has called His children to do bu one thing: Make disciples! The ministry is fiscally responsible, accountable, and financially sound. We have a strong board of directors who are Spirit-filled led by a pastor who listens closely to the Holy Spirit.