Principles

RBC Ministries has a diverse staff who share a common bond: We’re all members of the body of Christ. And as such, our workdays are governed by the following biblical principles:

Biblical Foundation

  • Honor the Bible as the standard by which we must evaluate all belief, instruction, policy, and practice (2 Tim. 3:16 ).
  • Remain true to our statement of faith (2 Tim. 1:13).
  • Reflect a well-rounded approach to doctrinal emphasis (Acts 20:27).

Qualifications For Leadership

Spiritual Resources And Commitment

  • Stay in close fellowship with the Lord Jesus Christ. Don’t give Him reason to say, “I have this against you, that you have left your first love” (Rev. 2:4 ).
  • Do the work of RBC Ministries in the Lord’s wisdom and strength rather than trying to do it on our own (Gal. 2:203:3 ).
  • Show a consistent pattern of behavior that distinguishes us as the Lord’s people, whether on or off the job (1 Pet. 1:14-15 ).
  • Always trust in God and do what is right (1 Pet. 3:16).

Concern For Those We Serve

  • Provide the kind of personal, prompt, and practical attention that we would want for ourselves (2 Cor. 4:5, 15).
  • Speak the truth in love. Avoid being unnecessarily offensive (2 Tim. 2:24).
  • Cultivate an open and honest relationship with those who respond to our efforts (2 Cor. 4:2 ).
  • Be sensitive to all other relationships and spheres of influence, including but not limited to vendors, visitors, neighbors, community, and government (Rom. 13:7-8 ).

Concern For Co-Workers

  • Recognize the individual worth and the personal interests of those with whom we work (Phil. 2:1-4).

Quality Of Service

  • Strive for a quality of workmanship and presentation that will dignify, strengthen, and enhance our message (1 Cor. 10:31).
  • Be faithful stewards of every resource entrusted to us (1 Cor. 4:2).

Character Of Service

  • Increase or decrease outreach as funds are available.
  • Avoid indebtedness (Rom. 13:8).
  • Never make our organizational survival the dominant motive for decisions (Phil. 1:19-26).
  • Avoid self-congratulation (Prov. 27:2).

Relationship To Other Ministries

  • Recognize and respect what the Lord is doing through other individuals and organizations (1 Cor. 1:10-13).
  • Avoid any affiliation that would compromise our purpose or weaken our effectiveness (2 Cor. 6:14).
  • Conduct our ministries in a way that supports and complements the local church (Eph. 4:1-7).

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Around the World

RBC Ministries operates in conjunction with affiliated ministries in 34 countries, plus partners throughout the world who distribute RBC Ministries’ materials. Our signature publication, the daily devotional called Our Daily Bread, is translated into more than 55 languages.