The importance of blending knowledge with spirituality, a sharpened mind with an evangelical heart.
The importance of shared leadership (between laity and clergy) in the life and mission of the church.
The importance of blending personal commitment with social responsibility. Methodists have always held that the purpose of Christian conversion is not merely to get one’s soul ready for heaven but also to get one’s life ready for the task of refashioning life in this world.
The importance of blending music, teaching, preaching and testimony with sacramental worship (The Lord’s supper and baptism).
The importance of expressing gratitude for God’s grace by rendering unselfish service.
The importance of a connectional system which links local congregation to the mission and ministry of the worldwide church.