Core Values

The culture of Cyclical SD is shaped by twelve core values.


Generating new churches out of our existing churches.

Autonomous Leadership

Prioritizing decentralized leadership that makes Spirit led decisions for its own context.

Incarnational Disciple Making

Following the incarnation of Christ by making disciples through mutually enriching relationships with our neighbors.

Shrewd Risk Taking

Matching the shrewdness of those around us by leveraging unique opportunities.


Accountability and support within a larger network of kinship.


Moving toward sustainability in mission, administration, and in the personal lives of our leaders.


Knowing and follow local and national legal code.


Communicating our stories with excellence across various platforms.

Ongoing Learning

Ongoing learning of our leaders.

Integrative Development

Holistic development of our leaders.


Leaders have a consistent network for personal accountability.

Work-Life Balance

Our leaders lead by having a healthy work-life balance.