Who We Are
The Vision Frame
Our vision is to reach every man, woman, and child, in greater Austin and beyond, with the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Empowering a relationally connected, missionally engaged, and Christ-centered congregation in a spiritually curious, hurt and hurried, and rapidly diversifying community with a deep passion for healthy relationships, disciple multiplication, and gospel saturation. We long to see genuine life in Christ in and through this church.
The mission is the guiding compass of the church. It expresses a direction and points everyone in that direction. The mission is timeless. The mission is like a golden thread that weaves through every activity of our church. It is primarily an internal communications phrase that will rally our membership around one common goal. A clear, concise statement of what are we ultimately supposed to be doing:
Together, leading people to multiply genuine life in Christ.
Values are the motivational flame of the church—a set of unchanging beliefs or principles that guide and govern the decisions within the church. They are springboards for daily action and filters for decision-making. Values represent the conscience of the church. They distinguish Parkway Bible Church’s philosophy of ministry and shape the culture and ethos within.
Why do we do what we do here at Parkway? These are shared convictions that guide our decisions and reveal our strengths.
01 Learn Continually...
because knowing God is our primary pursuit.
02 Love Courageously...
because authentic relationships are our priority.
03 Live Intentionally...
because our daily plans reflect God’s eternal purpose.
04 Launch Joyfully...
because joining God’s mission is our privilege.
Measures are the attributes or characteristics of an individual’s life that define or reflect the achievement of the mission visualized as hitting the bull’s eye. The mission measures (marks) are our organization’s portrait of success and definition of maturity. It provides the standard by which the mission can be measured with respect to an individual’s development through the ministry of the church. What does it look like when I am connected to Jesus Christ?
These questions help us measure when we are growing and successful in taking steps toward genuine life.
01 Are you in the Word?
- What is God saying to you through His word?
- What are you doing about it?
02 Are you in the Family?
- How are you prioritizing authentic relationships?
- What risks have you taken recently for others’ good and your growth?
03 Are you in the Trenches?
- Where are you finding joy in serving others?
- How are you using your gifts for God’s glory?
04 Are you in the Field?
- Who are you currently BLESSing?
- What are your disciples’ current celebrations and challenges?
The strategy is the process by which Parkway Bible Church accomplishes its mission. It is a flashlight that will help new people clearly see next steps and guide our membership to a clear understanding of expectations. The strategy is like a container that holds all organization activities into one meaningful whole. Without this framework, individuals within the church will forget how each work component fits into the mission. The strategy helps people to see their way and connect highly specific role descriptions and procedures to the mission and vision of the church.
Growing in genuine life
We want to partner with you as you explore and pursue a deeper relationship with Jesus. Here are some great next steps in line with our vision and strategy here at Parkway:
- Messages – Find biblical teaching with relevant application by watching past and current messages here at Parkway.
- Sunday Mornings – Join us each Sunday morning at 9:15am & 11am online – and then we encourage you to join us in person so we can help you find meaningful connection.
- Events – Join us for various all-church events throughout our calendar year!
- Life Groups – We want to help you find meaningful and authentic relationships in a Life Group that will help you connect relationally, grow spiritually, and live missionally.
- Pkwy Kids – We want to partner with parents to lead and disciple their kids to be the next generation of followers of Jesus to move the mission forward.
- Pkwy Students – Students are an integral part of the body of this church and we want to provide a great environment for them to connect with one another as well as grow in boldness in their worship Jesus and advancing His kingdom.
- Discipleship – We want to help you engage in a discipleship group that can help you grow in an understanding of what it looks like to be a true follower of Jesus.
- Bible Reading Plan – download the Parkway Bible Church app and then select the bottom menu icon, “Bible”, to follow along with our daily Bible reading plan throughout the year.
- Serve Teams – Find deep purpose in linking arms with others here at Parkway to tangibly serve and lead others on a regular basis.
- Pkwy Institute – Dive deep as provide new classes, cohorts, and other environments each semester for training, equipping, and resourcing for the people of Parkway Bible Church, serving as a catalyst for multiplying disciples as we pursue our mission and vision.
- Compassion – Join in with one or more of our variety of Compassion ministries that look to the be the hands of feet of Jesus to so many with real spiritual and physical needs all over our immediate community and throughout greater Austin.
- Giving – Find joy in the obedience to follow the command of Jesus to fund the work of the local church as we strive to make disciples who make disciples and plant churches that plant churches.
- Discipleship – We are here to propel you forward in your calling as a disciple to make and multiply disciples.
- Everyday Missionaries – Here at Parkway, we are rallying together to raise up more than 300 individuals who have a deep commitment to live on mission daily to reach others with the genuine life of Christ.
- Church Planting – We have a reach history of planting churches throughout greater Austin and are casting a strong vision of planting 3 more churches by the year 2030.
- Global – Our vision is to reach every man, woman, and child in greater Austin and beyond with the gospel of Jesus Christ. Learn more about our many overseas missionaries and our large vision for launching disciples of Jesus to the ends of the earth.