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    Love One Another – Care Intentionally

    John 13:34, 1 Peter 4:8; Ephesians 4:15

    • Be earnest in my love at all times
    • Always speak the truth in love
    • Listen to understand, don’t assume or accuse
    • Pray for one another with compassion

    Forgive One Another - Pursue Unity

    Ephesians 4:1-32; 1 Corinthians 1:10; Matthew 18:15-20

    • Be quick to forgive and ask forgiveness
    • Let personal offenses roll off my back or to God in prayer
    • Model unity by resolving conflict quickly
    • Get the whole story, including both sides in personal conflict

    Serve One Another – Minister Actively

    Galatians 5:13, Exodus 17:11-12; Proverbs 19:20; 1 Corinthians 12:21-26

    • Be intentional in blessing others
    • Stay teachable and show deference
    • Be flexible to meet situational needs
    • Maximize my strengths and recognize my constraints
    • Be committed to the whole, not just the part

    Submit To One Another – Esteem Others Highly

    Ephesians 5:21; 1 Peter 5:5; Philippians 2:3-4; Matthew 7:3-5

    • Be the first to lead in humility and honor
    • Serve others’ interests before my own
    • Check my motives and expectations before speaking
    • Know my limits and respect the boundaries of others

    Encourage One Another – Cultivate Redemptive Relationships

    1Thessalonians 5:1; Romans 1:12; Ephesians 4:29

    • Be a safe person to get real with
    • Seek to build up always and never tear down
    • Complement other’s character when I think it twice
    • Value the person more then their performance
    • Point to Christ for hope and help

    Be Devoted To One Another – Commit Wholeheartedly

    Romans 12:5-10; Proverbs 17:17; Proverbs 13:3

    • Be there in the hard times
    • Seek reconciliation between others
    • Guard my relationships with truth and love
    • Go gently if correction is needed

    In order to protect our HCA community, I will avoid both speaking or listening to unhealthy criticism of others and solve conflict biblically. Specifically, I will be discrete in my communication, correct slander and gossip immediately, and speak directly with those involved.

    I am committed to living out the values outlined above and will pursue to model Christ-like character and build the school for Christ’s glory.

    The mission of Harvest Christian Academy is to glorify God through the fulfillment of the Great Commission. HCA is a ministry of Harvest Bible Chapel, one church on multiple campuses located throughout the Chicagoland area. HCA is located at the Elgin Campus.
    Address : 1000 N Randall Road Elgin, IL 60123
    Phone : 847.214.3500
    Fax : 847.214.3501
    Email : [email protected]
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