multiplying missional families throughout every Neighborhood, by making disciples and being agents of change.

Our Vision

 
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We a are a Missional church. We exist in the city for the city. 
It is our desire is to reach the lost, the broken and the hopeless with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. 
We see our vision being accomplished by sending out Missional LifeGroups into specific neighborhoods to engage, seek and love the lost. 

Our heart is to BE the Church rather than GO TO or DO Church.

 

 
 

"we see church
as a family."

 
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A place to BELONG

We understand how difficult it can be to find the right church and how daunting it is to show up for the first time. It can be a scary experience wondering, “Will these people be weird?”, “Will I have to perform some strange ritual?”, “Do they have a good place for my kids?”. It’s our desire to help alleviate those concerns as much as possible.

We’re a real church with real people serving a real God. We worship the one God who meets messy people (all of us) and changes our lives through Jesus into one that honor and worship Him. Everything we do is driven by our passion to introduce people to Jesus and together fully follow Him. 

 
 

 
 

CHURCH IS NOT A BUILDING.
CHURCH IS NOT AN EVENT.
THE CHURCH IS THE FAMILY OF GOD
LIVING OUT THE MISSION OF GOD

 
 

 
 
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Our desire is for each person to KNOW Jesus personally and to become more and more like Him. This is something we strive for when we gather together on Sunday and we encourage in each persons daily rhythm.

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Belonging is the next step. We see church as a family and when we belong to a family each person has a role, and a responsibility to contribute to the whole family. We have areas you can serve and help with as well as ways to ministry to one another.

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Growth happens when we are intentional. We believe that we grow alongside one another. We plant Missional LifeGroups to help one another discover Jesus in the Scriptures, nurture the truths of the gospel, and take action to obey what Jesus calls us to.

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We are people on mission for the glory of God – not simply a building or gathering – We live in such a way that our lives are God-tangible, 
God-approachable,
and God-Discernible.
LifeGroups are planted in various neighborhoods in Sioux Falls to Love and Share Jesus.

 
 

"There is more to
Jesus than the
routine religion
we are tempted to
settle for."

 
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Zach & Sarah Bauer

Lead Pastors

Pastor Zach and his wife Sarah have a heart for people. Zach served on staff as the Generation pastors for 8 years at City Church in Billings, Montana. In the fall of 2010 they felt that God was transitioning them out of youth ministry and preparing them to plant a church. January 2012 they announced that they would be planting Red Door in Sioux Falls, SD. summer of 2012. Zach and Sarah have three kids Kaylee, Khloe and Roman.

Zach is releasing a book in 2019 titled “ReThink Church”

 
 
 
 

We believe a story,
a story that God has been telling for thousands of years.

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We Believe

We believe a story, a story that God has been telling for thousands of years. It's a story about beauty and betrayal, covenant and redemption. In it, the glory of God is revealed over and over again. And the ancient truths of the Creator are proven timeless across all creation.

The Bible
God has communicated this grand narrative through the written word, inspiring some 40 authors over a period of some 1600 years to pen the 66 books of the Protestant canon. This library of history, poetry, and prophecy, as originally written in its original languages, is trustworthy and without error. Every word is the result of divine inspiration and guidance (2 Tim. 3:16) expressed through human personalities and styles (2 Pet. 1:21). Accordingly, the scriptures hold highest authority over all other means of revelation. They are not to be added to or detracted from (Deut. 4:2; Deut. 12:32; Prov. 30:5-6; Rev. 22:18).

Creator
The story begins with the one and only true God, eternally existent and self-sufficient in a community of three persons, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit (Gen. 1:26, Gen. 11:7; Deut. 6:4; Luke 3:21-22; John 1:1-2, 14, 18; Heb. 1:8-9; Rev. 22:3). Within the godhead is submission and love and worship and friendship, such that God lacks nothing within Himself.

Creation
As an expression of divine love and glory, God chose to create the universe and all living things therein. He made everything out of nothing by the power of His word — all of which was good (Gen. 1:1-31). At the pinnacle of His creation, He fashioned humanity in His own image, male and female, and gave them dominion over all else that He had made (Genesis 1:26-30). He placed the first man and woman in a garden, naked and unashamed, and charged them to be fruitful, multiply, and fill the earth (Genesis 1:28; Genesis 2:25).

The Fall of Man
Despite possessing every needed provision for lives of joy and peace with God and creation, the first man and woman disobeyed God's command that they not eat from a tree in the center of their garden paradise. A fallen angel, masquerading as a serpent, tempted the woman with false promises that she might become like God. The woman, in turn, tempted the first man, and both ate the forbidden fruit (Gen. 3:1-6). As consequence, God cursed the land, introducing pain and hardship into creation for the first time. The man and woman felt shame over their nakedness and experienced spiritual separation from God (Gen. 3:7-24). All human offspring have since experienced that same separation, being born with a depraved nature prone to reject God and embrace sin (Rom. 3:10-18).

Redemption 
From the moment of man's initial sin and the plunge of all creation into curse, God promised redemption through the seed of the woman (Gen. 3:15; Rom. 16:20). He reiterated that promise to Abraham, telling him that blessing to all nations would come through his offspring, namely Jesus (Gen. 22:18; Gal. 3:16). God foreshadowed that coming redemption in His covenant with the nation of Israel, instituting a sacrificial system for sin whereby the people might find reconciliation with God (Lev. 16). The prophets of Israel then foretold of a new and better covenant in accordance with the promises to Abraham and established by a messianic figure who would atone for sin once for all (Jer. 31:31-34; Isaiah 53:1-12).

Jesus proved to be that Christ, fulfilling all Old Testament prophesies. He was God made flesh, (John 1:1-3, 14) the second person of the Trinity, entering human history as a man to live without sin as a perfect example (Heb. 4:15), die for sin as the propitiation from God's righteous wrath (Heb. 2:17), and resurrect over sin, death, and Satan in victory (Col. 2:13-15). Jesus then returned to His place of glory in heaven, where to this day He intercedes before the Father on behalf of all those who trust in His sacrifice (Heb. 7:25). God adopts this people of faith as children and unites them as His church. He regenerates their dead hearts to new life and pours out the Holy Spirit for supernatural empowerment to continue Christ's work (Acts 1:8; Eph. 1:13; Titus 3:5; 1 John 4:12).

Restoration
These believers are invited to join and partake in God's kingdom, even as they await the kingdom's full consummation on the earth. Jesus has promised to return one day, not again as a humble peasant, but in glory to judge the nations. He will bring final justice and usher in a resurrection of all peoples, some to eternal torment, others to eternal peace (Rev. 11:18). He will establish new heavens and a new earth in which the redeemed people of God will live in perfect, sinless harmony and worship forever (2 Pet. 3:13).