Core Values and Practices

Sheila Bailey Ministries Core Values and Practices
Sheila Bailey Ministries is a Christian-based, Christ-centered 501(c)(3) ministry focused on enriching communities through educating and transforming the lives of women. At the heart of Sheila Bailey Ministries is empowering women to live victoriously in all seasons of their lives.  The ministry provides resources for women to refocus, restore, and rebuild their lives through a lifestyle makeover.
We value:
  1. Authority of ScriptureWe look to the Bible as the inspired, inerrant word of God to direct us in all pertinent matters of belief and behavior. 2 Timothy 3:16 2 Peter 1:20-21 Isaiah 40:8   
  2. Bible Exposition - We regard accurate and relevant teaching and preaching of the Scriptures as essential to the spiritual vitality of our ministry.  2 Timothy 4:1-2 Matthew 28:18-20 Acts 2:42  
  3. Prayer - We recognize our ministry’s desperate need for God to guide, equip, and empower this ministry through prayer. Acts 2:42 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
  4. EvangelismWe are persuaded that people who do not know Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord are now separated from God and in danger of eternal condemnation. Acts 1:8 2 Corinthians 5:19-20 Matthew 28:18-20
  5. DiscipleshipWe are called to follow Christ and help others become devoted followers.   We are convinced that each woman that God sends our way will be transformed through discipleship.  Luke 9:23 Titus 2:1-6  2 Timothy 2:2 Matthew 28:18-20, Ephesians 4:11-16
  6. Relevance - We seek to conduct ministry in a relevant way that offers solutions for today's needs and realities. 1 Corinthians 9:22b
  7. Creativity - We intentionally look for new and innovative and more appealing ways to do ministry.  2 Cor. 3:5-6, 17-18Romans12:1
  8. Accountability - We voluntarily open our lives to others and are answerable to people who help us remain honest and keep our word, and be wise stewards of our time, talent are resources. Matthew 25:14-30
  9. Excellence - We demand excellence in ministry initiatives and materials. Colossians 3:23-24
  10. Servant-hearted - We serve in this ministry with the love, humility and grace of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.   2 Cor. 4:5; 1 Cor. 4:1-2; Phil. 2:3-8 2 Corinthians 3:18
  11. Trust – We build a trusting environment by trusting God first and build trusting relationships with others.    Proverbs 3:5-6  Matthew 10:5-15
  12. Community – We recognize the need for people to be connected to a caring community. Acts 4:34-35
  13. Education - We believe that women will be empowered through the knowledge inspired by our educational resources.  Proverbs 4:13

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