Graduate Profile

CCS graduates are Christ followers in their communities who…
PURSUE THE MIND OF CHRIST (I Corinthians 2:10-16)  
  • Trust and honor God and obey His Word (Proverbs 3:5-6, John 5:23, II Timothy 3:16-17, Psalm 119, Hebrews 4:12)
  • Practice spiritual disciplines to become like Christ (Philippians 4:8, Romans 12:2, Matthew 14:23, I Timothy 4:7-8, I Thessalonians 5:17, Mark 10:45, I Corinthians 14:26, Luke 2:46; 5:35, I John 1:9)
  • Rejoice in the Lord, stand firm in the faith, be courageous, and do everything in love (Psalm 100, Philippians 4:4, Joshua 1:9, I Corinthians 16:13-14, James 2:17, 22, Colossians 2:6)
HONOR GOD’S CREATION (Deuteronomy 10:14, Psalm 148:5)
  • Value every person as an image bearer of God (Genesis 1:27, I Corinthians 3:16-17)
  • Respect and sustain oneself with dignity and purity (Psalm 139:14, I Corinthians 6:20, Romans 12:1)
  • Regard and care for God’s creation (Genesis 1:28, Psalm 24:1, Psalm 115:16)
WALK IN EXCELLENCE AND GRACE (Proverbs 2:1-11, II Peter 3:18, II Corinthians 8:7)
  • Prepare academically for the relentless pursuit of learning to fulfill one’s God-given purpose (Ephesians 4:14-15, II Timothy 3:14. I Peter 3:15)
  • Grow in wisdom, critical thinking and discernment to choose rightly and live responsibly (Micah 6:8, Proverbs 2:1-11, James 3:17, I Thessalonians 5:21-22, Philippians 1:9-10, Romans 1:20, I John 4:1-2, Colossians 2:8, II Peter 1:3, Philippians 4:8-9)
  • Exude the fruit of the Spirit – love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control (Galatians 5:22-24, I Corinthians 13:4-8, Colossians 3:12-15)
LEAD AS A SERVANT (I Corinthians 4:11, II Corinthians 4:5, Galatians 1:10, II Timothy 3:17)
  • Set an example with humility of service to others (Proverbs 15:33, Philippians 2:3, James 3:13, I Peter 5:5)
  • Identify needs and work cooperatively to serve others in love with grace (Isaiah 1:31, Ephesians 4:16, 3 John 1:8, Philippians 2:3-5, Romans 12:10-13, I Peter 4:10)
  • Serve, encourage, and support others to their full potential (I Thessalonians 5:11, John 13:34, Hebrews 10:24-25)