Intentional cultivation of intimacy with God (John 15:5); of obedience
to the Holy Spirit (Gal. 5:25); of Christ-like character (2 Pet. 1:3-11); and of spiritual community (Eph. 4:2-3, 11-13).
By the grace and empowerment of God, Christians actively participate in the Holy Spirit’s life transforming process, until Christ is formed in us (2 Pet. 1:3-11; Gal. 4: 19), for the glory of God, abundance of our own lives and the edification of others.
Integrate spiritual formation studies, practices, and research into various levels of academic endeavors in the seminary, and integrate its understanding and practices into discipleship ministries in the Chinese American churches. Cultivate Christ-like character among the Chinese American pastors and church leaders and promote a culture that values Christian character in the churches.
SCFC Biblical Basis