Torrance First Baptist Church






 2118 W. Carson St.; Torrance, CA 90501; 310.328.5030

Our Values Explained


The purpose of these values is to help us maintain focus on how God wants us to fulfill our mission. We bring great honor to our Lord, not only through what we do, but how we do it. Practicing these values builds unity in our church family and helps each member serve in a godly way.



We value CONNECTION with God.

  • We stay in close relationship with Jesus
    n 15:4-5).
  • We apply God's word to our lives
      (James 1:22-25; 2 Timothy 3:16-17).
  • We choose a God-honoring lifestyle
      (2 Corinthians 1:12; Philippians 1:27;
      Colossians 1:10)
  • We faithfully serve our Lord
      (Galatians 6:9-10).

We value COMMUNITY with fellow believers

  • We demonstrate a servant's heart
      (Philippians 2:3-8).
  • We work together
      (Romans 12:5-8; Ecclesiastes 4:9).
  • We act in love toward others
      (1 Peter 1:22).
  • We speak in ways that build people up
      (Ephesians 4:29).
  • We meet regularly together to encourage one
      another (Hebrews 10:25).
  • We pray for one another
      (Ephesians 6:18).
  • We support and follow our leaders as they
      follow Christ (Hebrews 13:17).
  • We financially support God's work
    (2 Corinthians 8:3,7).

We value CREATIVITY in worship and ministry

  • We express our praise to God with enthusiasm
      and variety (Psalm 150).
  • We adopt our methods in order to reach people
      (1 Corinthians 9:19-24; 1 Corinthians 12:5).