As we strive to attain our vision, we believe that it is important to develop programs, strategies, and methodologies within the context of biblical principles and thereby to produce graduates with a Christian worldview, who…
- understand the worth of every human being as created in the image of God.
- have a critical appreciation of languages and cultures of other peoples—an appreciation that dispels prejudice, promotes interethnic harmony, and encourages biblical hospitality for the "alien" or "stranger."
- embrace and practice justice, mercy, and peacemaking in family and society.
- can articulate and defend their Christian worldview while having a basic understanding of opposing worldviews.
- understand that work has dignity as an expression of the nature of God.
- are committed to lifelong learning.
- possess apologetic skills to defend their faith.
- personally respond to carrying out the Great Commission locally and around the world in a culturally sensitive manner.
- respect and relate appropriately with integrity to the people with whom they work, play, and live.
- understand and commit to a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
- know, understand, and apply God's Word in daily life.
- are empowered by the Holy Spirit and pursue a life of faith, goodness, knowledge, self-control, perseverance, godliness, brotherly kindness, and love.
- treat their bodies as the temple of the Holy Spirit.
- are actively involved in a church community, serving God and others.
- are well prepared in all academic disciplines and are skilled in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and thinking.
- are proficient in mathematics and science.
- have a knowledge and an understanding of people, events, and movements in history (including church history) and of the cultures of other peoples and places.
- appreciate literature and the arts and understand how they express and shape their beliefs and values.
- value intellectual inquiry and are engaged in the marketplace of ideas (open honest exchange of ideas).
- have an appreciation for the natural environment and practice responsible stewardship of God's creation.
- know how to utilize resources including technology to find, analyze, and evaluate information.
- have the skills to question, solve problems, and make wise decisions.
- understand, value, and engage in appropriate social (community) and civic (political) activities.
- are prepared to practice the principles of healthful, moral family living.
- are good stewards of their finances, time (including discretionary time), and all other resources.