Fr. Larry Richards is the founder and president of The Reason for our Hope Foundation, a non- profit organization dedicated to "spreading the Good News" by educating others about Jesus Christ. His new homilies are posted each week.
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At Eugene First Church of the Nazarene Our VISION: Every person living in the Hope, Healing, and Wholeness of Jesus. Our MISSION Helping people Know God, Find Freedom, Discover Purpose, and Make a Difference. Our CORE VALUES Radical Generosity: Going out of our way to graciously give to others. 2 Corinthians 9:7, Philippians 4 Relentless Hospitality: Loving strangers the way we want to be loved. Romans 12:13 River-Stepping Faith: Taking risks in response to God’s voice. Joshua 3 Our CULTURE: Every organization, church, and team has a culture. Culture is created and sustained by human behavior. Therefore, the leadership team at Eugene First seeks to embody these 9 Roots of A Healthy Culture. We believe that when we do, we create an environment that lifts, empowers, and releases people to make a difference in this world. We ask ourselves questions to ensure we’re firmly rooted in health. 9 Roots of a Healthy Culture Pray First: Am I seeking God before I act? Listen Well: Am I hearing what others are saying? Battle Mediocrity: Am I allowing “good enough” to stand in the way of greatness? Speak Life: Am I celebrating the goodness I see in people? Pursue Health: Am I living in a way today that will help me thrive tomorrow? Build Alignment: Am I laser focused on the Vision and Mission? Choose Trust: Am I believing the best about others? Bold Faith: Am I taking risks in response to God’s voice? Bent Knee: Am I serving others, or do I expect to be served?