Ethical Statement of Faith
What we believe: MLN Statement of Ethics and Faith
We believe in God the Father, sovereign and creator, who has made men and women in His image, giving them identity, value and dignity; believe in Jesus Christ, God’s son and the Savior of men and women through His life, death and resurrection, who calls them to live as His disciples, under His lordship and according to His example; believe in the Holy Spirit who enables men and women to live in the power of God according to His Word and glory.
MLN Global Ethical Statement
Members and Affiliated Networks are committed to:
To subscribe to Liberation Mission For Christ Statement of Faith, affirming their commitment to Biblical Christian faith and by conducting their personal, ministry and financial affairs in a manner which reflects these accepted truths and practices.
Practicing in personal and public life, those aspects and values that they preach in regard to love, faith, Christian character, compassion, obedience and service.
Conducting all their activities with a high moral, ethical and financial integrity. Leaders will have their integrity held accountable by a knowledgeable Board whilst individuals will be accountable to a Head of Department, Church Pastor or Minister.
Acknowledging that ministry flows and grow out of relationship and will therefore seek to build relationships and positive cooperation both with those they serve, other ministries and reputable service organizations.
Being faithful to their own specific calling from God and to work together to ensure that they disciple the lost and the broken people they reach for Christ or to refer them to others who can do it more effectively.
Acknowledging that leadership is first expressed in servant hood and will therefore commit themselves to serving and equipping those to whom God has called them to minister.
Acknowledging God’s gifting of workers, volunteers and donors and to hold themselves responsible for financial accountability, good stewardship, gratitude and accurate communication of ministry needs, activities and gifts and how they are used.
Recognizing the power of the counseling, healing/deliverance/therapeutic/helping relationship and to maintain clear boundaries for their ‘members/clients’. To ensure they do not engage in activities to meet their own personal or ministry needs at the expense of their members/clients. Neither will they engage in, or condone, emotional, financial, physical, verbal, sexual or spiritual abuse.
Respecting member/team/client confidentiality and choices as well as other people’s ministry styles.
This and more shall constitute the professional ethics of Mission Leaders Network and its relationship and membership.