Mission & Values

Our Vision

To be a global leader in sports ministry, impacting the world for Jesus Christ… one life at a time!

Our Mission

As a global sports ministry, we proclaim the life-changing message of Jesus Christ through the pursuit of excellence in sportsmanship and athletics.

Our Core Values

1. Firm in our Faith

a.   Scripture – Romans 1:16 – “For I am not ashamed of this Good News about Christ. It is the power of God at work, saving everyone who believes—the Jew first and also the Gentile.”

b.   Demonstrated By

I. A no-compromise stance on Doctrine, Values, and Standards
II. An inward attitude of Christ-centeredness and outward display of Christ-likeness in all we do
III. Placing the Gospel of Christ at the center of each program
VI. Prayer before, throughout, and after every program

2. Kingdom Minded

 a.   Scripture – Matt 6:19-21 “Don’t store up treasures here on earth, where moths eat them and rust destroys them, and where thieves break in and steal. 20 Store your treasures in heaven, where moths and rust cannot destroy, and thieves do not break in and steal. 21 Wherever your treasure is, there the desires of your heart will also be.”

b.   Demonstrated By

I. The core pursuit and promotion of spiritual growth of our staff, volunteers, and participants
II. Intentional achknowledgement of God and His glory in everything
III. Commitment and action to pursue heavenly treasure over earthly treasure
VI. Partnerships that equip others in Kingdom-building work

3. Individual Focus

a.   Scripture – John 4:7-15 -“Soon a Samaritan woman came to draw water, and Jesus said to her, “Please give me a drink.” He was alone at the time because his disciples had gone into the village to buy some food. The woman was surprised, for Jews refuse to have anything to do with Samaritans, She said to Jesus, “You are a Jew, and I am a Samaritan woman. Why are you asking me for a drink?” Jesus replied, “If you only knew the gift God has for you and who you are speaking to, you would ask me, and I would give you living water.” …. Jesus replied, “Anyone who drinks this water will soon become thirsty again. But those who drink the water I give will never be thirsty again. It becomes a fresh, bubbling spring within them, giving them eternal life.”   “Please, sir,” the woman said, “give me this water! Then I’ll never be thirsty again, and I won’t have to come here to get water.”

b.   Demonstrated By

I. Connecting with each participant on an individual level, recognizing their story and our role in it
II. Treating one on one interactions as moments of truth to make a positive impact
III. Committing to prayer and follow up with every relationship
VI. Recognizing that every interaction is part of our repetitive contact philosophy, which stands to have the best impact on a life over single interactions

4. Family Oriented

a.   Scripture – John 13:34 – “So now I am giving you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other.”
Philippians 2:2 – “Then make me truly happy by agreeing wholeheartedly with each other, loving one another, and working together with one mind and purpose.”

b.   Demonstrated By

I. Care and compassion for staff and volunteers, as if they were family
II. Speaking the truth in love, through transparency and with vulnerability
III. Being accountable to one another, recognizing that each of us suceeds with the support of the other
VI. Sharing an “all in” commitment as staff and volunteers

5. Innovative

a.   Scripture – 1 Corinthians 9:19-22 – “Even though I am a free man with no master, I have become a slave to all people to bring many to Christ.  When I was with the Jews, I lived like a Jew to bring the Jews to Christ. When I was with those who follow the Jewish law, I too lived under that law. Even though I am not subject to the law, I did this so I could bring to Christ those who are under the law. When I am with the Gentiles who do not follow the Jewish law, I too live apart from that law so I can bring them to Christ ….” When I am with those who are weak, I share their weakness, for I want to bring the weak to Christ. Yes, I try to find common ground with everyone, doing everything I can to save some.”

b.   Demonstrated By

I. Offering an ever-growing diversity of sports that are sometimes off the beaten path
II. Pursuing realtionship with cultures that are foreign, marginalized, and in need of the Gospel
III. Committing to listening to ideas, considering them, and giving them due analysis
VI. Approaching work and opportunity with initiative and an entrepreneurial spirit, while respecting internal structures

 

Push The Rock is a member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability.

Push The Rock is a 501 (c)(3) organization.

Tax ID is #23-2990640

Gifts to Push The Rock are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law. Push The Rock is registered with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of State, Bureau of Corporations and Charitable Organizations, Certificate of Registration # 25462

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