Jesus, who said that he is the light of the world, also described us, his friends and followers, as the light of the world. He goes on to tell us to let our light shine so that people will see our good works and glorify God. In another place in the Bible, Paul writes,
“For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do” (Ephesians 2:10)
Jesus talked a lot about His love for those who are poor, hurting, broken and forgotten. Because Flatirons exists to bring the awesome life of Christ to a lost and broken world we choose to serve and love those in our community simply because God loves them.
Around the world many things are broken. Our vision at Flatirons is “To bring the awesome life of Christ to a lost and broken world.” As followers of Christ, it is one of our tasks to share the love God has for us with words and with our actions. We know that the needs in this world can, at times, be overwhelming. However, we must not let this sense of being overwhelmed drive us to despair. Rather it must drive us to engage. At flatirons we have chosen to engage with the world by developing a limited number of deep and meaningful relationships with organizations based on the following principles:
Our desire is to partner with like-minded organizations in order to be used by God in His work of transforming lives… including our own. It is our hope to develop partnerships in which we are: