Our Distinctives

Our Five Vertical Distinctives

Pursuing Our Joy in God through…

  1. VIBRANT WORSHIP of GOD
    Urban Harvest exists for head and heart worship of God's spiritual beauty as it is revealed in His written word and in His Incarnate Son.
  2. EARNEST PRAYER to GOD
    Urban Harvest engages self-resignation, in the upward flow of prayer, to experience God's presence and power in a way that underscores God's glory.
  3. BIBLE-INDUCED THEOLOGY from GOD
    Urban Harvest embraces rigorous study of the Bible and theology with a hunger to know and love the God of the Bible more deeply.
  4. EXPOSITORY PREACHING on GOD
    Urban Harvest exults in clear and passionate preaching of deep truth from the Bible, through our affections, to the hearts of listeners.
  5. ROBUST FAITH in GOD
    Urban Harvest exercises faith in God's word, with our resources, to display and experience God's power in our own weakness.

Our Five Horizontal Distinctives

Pursuing One Another's Joy in God through…

  1. AUTHENTIC COMMUNITY within the CHURCH
    Urban Harvest intentionally cultivates genuine relationships through deep fellowship in a few regular venues.
  2. RACIAL HARMONY throughout the CHURCH
    Urban Harvest desires to cross ethnic and cultural boundaries with the power of the gospel for lasting unity in diversity.
  3. SPREADING THE GOSPEL beyond the CHURCH
    Urban Harvest preaches Jesus to our community in the personal settings of daily life and through an organized collective voice.
  4. GATHERING THE POOR into the CHURCH
    Urban Harvest loves ministry to the poor for their joy in Jesus and the most visible display of God’s unmerited and inexhaustible love.
  5. SENDING MISSIONARIES from the CHURCH
    Urban Harvest longs for God’s word to run and be glorified, by planting churches in Arkansas and doing missions around the globe.