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It doesn’t matter where you are at on your spiritual journey, Voyage is a community where people are exploring what it means to be a Christ follower in an accepting, non-judgmental and challenging environment.

What do we mean by “accepting, non-judgmental and challenging”?


Accepting - At Voyage we accept people for who they are and where they are at in life. Some Voyagers are just beginning the journey, some have spiritual views and moral views that are not biblical, some have been Christ followers for many years and still others have little spiritual interest at all.

All are welcome! We are excited to provide a space where all who are interested can explore what the Bible says about God. 

We do not judge people by their physical appearance. We celebrate expressions of creativity. Got purple hair, piercings or tattoos? You'll fit right in! Are you more status quo? You are welcome "on the Voyage" too! 
 

Non-judgmental - At Voyage we do not judge people for where they are at in life. We do not expect people who have not become Christ followers to be striving to live up to the standards of the Bible. We also do not believe that it is right to add man-made rules to God’s good rules. Many things that some would consider “sinful” we see as simple areas of freedom or, in the worst case, areas where a person is lacking in wisdom.

Challenging - At Voyage we encourage people to be all that God wants them to be. We value studying and considering the truths of God's word even when what it says is disconcerting. We challenge people to grow in being less self-centered and more focused on living a life of love and obedience to God and love for others. 

Our goal at Voyage is to be honest about where we are, but to be growing, not staying the same.

We believe that our greatest potential as men and women can be realized only when we allow God to change us by his power (for more on this, see “Becoming a Christ follower” at the “i’m on the voyage” tab above).

In what ways can I explore at Voyage?

  1. Explore relationships with Christ followers in the Voyage community. You will learn that they are not perfect but are in a discernible process of being transformed into better people
  2. Explore a worshipping community
  3. Explore through discovering the relevant and life-changing truths of the Bible at our Sunday Gatherings
  4. Explore by joining one of our teams and help with some aspect of our Sunday Gatherings (see the "i'm on the Voyage" tab and then see "gathering teams").
  5. Explore by developing significant friendships at a LifeGroup (see Community Groups under the “i’m on the Voyage” tab above)
  6. Explore by being involved in Impact Sundays (on the last Sundays of the month) and going out into the community at large to show God’s love in practical ways (see Impact Teams under the “i’m on the Voyage” tab above)
  7. Complete your exploration by becoming a Christ follower and experiencing the peace and joy* of a close relationship with God and the thrill of being transformed into a person who is on life’s greatest mission--the quest to love God and others with all of your heart! (see Becoming a Christ Follower under the “i’m on the Voyage” tab above)

Key 'explore' verses from the Bible:


“God created us so that men would seek him and perhaps reach out for him and find him, though he is not far from each one of us.” (that includes you!) Acts 17:27

“I sought the Lord, and he answered me; he delivered me from all my fears. Those who look to him are radiant; their faces are never covered with shame. This poor man called, and the Lord heard him; he saved him out of all his troubles. Taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the man who takes refuge in him.” Psalm 34:4-8

“You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart. I will be found by you, declares the Lord.” Jeremiah 29:13

“I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief!” Mark 9:24

The Apostle Paul, who had persecuted Christ followers before his conversion, wrote: “I was shown mercy so that in me, the worst of sinners, Christ Jesus might display his unlimited patience as an example for those who would believe on him and receive eternal life.” 1 Timothy 1:13

“God is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.” 2 Peter 3:9

*Be aware that along with peace and joy will come suffering and various degrees of persecution for your faith. Your spiritual enemy, the devil, will not be pleased that you have been rescued from his trap. This is why we are told, “Be self-controlled and alert. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour, resist him, standing firm in the faith because you know that your brothers throughout the world are undergoing the same kind of sufferings.” 1 Peter 5:8