Our Mission & Vision
We exist for the world to encounter God’s transforming presence. Starting with our city, then our nation, and into the world!
Our vision is to see the city of Ottawa and Nation of Canada so impacted by God’s presence that the city changes and positive things start to happen.
We envision this happening by building a family centered community that focusses on loving this city, and raising world class leaders in every sphere of life.
Our core values are the underlying principles that guide us in making decisions, determining priorities, setting goals, allocating resources and carrying out programs. They are the defining characteristics of Catch The Fire and are drawn from biblical teachings.
There are two directives of Jesus that we lean on for our values. The greatest commandment requires us to learn how to love God, love others and love ourselves. The great commission requires that we win souls, connect followers, disciple and send out leaders who are immersed in all aspects of the Trinity.
We value Community & Family We value the power of community and believe that God never created us to live alone, He created us to live in communities so that we can help each other through life and build each other up!
Our desire is to build a community of like minded believers that join together to make a powerful impact on the world.
We value hearing God’s Voice
Every follower of Jesus is designed to communicate with God. God speaks to us through a variety of ways and means. Our response is to listen, and in turn, talk to God through prayer, obey Him, and learn to be a doer of His Word.
John 10:3-4, Hebrews 1:1-2, 1 Thessalonians 5:17, James 1:22
We value knowing God as Father
Experiencing God as our true Father just like Jesus did will change our lives. Every child of God needs to feel, know, and experience the unconditional, extravagant love of Father God.
John 14:6-13, Luke 15:11-32, Romans 8:35-38
We value healing life’s hurts
Before we can truly love others, we must love ourselves and that means allowing the Spirit of God to transform our spirit, soul and body. Our Father is able to reveal to us issues & hurts that need healing. The Holy Spirit knows what we need to believe and receive in order to become whole.
2 Corinthians 7:1, 2 Corinthians 3:18, John 16:14, John 15:1, 1 Thessalonians 5:23
We value empowering in the anointing
The anointing is the power of the Holy Spirit for breakthroughs from poverty, brokenness, ill health, and oppression from demonic forces, that takes us into incredible favour. We desire for all to receive these breakthroughs and then to release the anointing to others.
Luke 4:16-21, Luke 9:1-6, Luke 10:1-9
We value multiplication of leaders
Everyone can be a person of influence, a leader, a disciple for Christ. As we hear God’s voice, receive His unconditional love, deal with our issues, and receive His anointing, we become more like Jesus in character, anointing and authority. We are commissioned by Him to go out into all the world, give it away and make disciples of all nations.
Matthew 9:35-38, Matthew 28:16-20, 2 Timothy 2:2
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