What To Expect When Coming to Osage Hills

Authentic People

A Casual Atmosphere

Fun, Safe Kids Environments

Creative, Biblical Teaching

Genuine Worship

Transformed Lives

Our Core Values

Our core values bring clarity of purpose to Osage Hills. They guide how we achieve our mission, influence major leadership decisions, and strategic ministry plans. They aid in navigating staff and budget priorities. They keep us focused on the unique call God has for The Church at Osage Hills.
1. We believe Jesus is the center of all things.

2.We believe biblical teaching transforms lives.

3. We believe worshipping God strengthens our faith, fills our hearts, and declares the glory of the Gospel of Jesus.

4. We believe in the forgiving and redemptive power of God.

5. We believe God, by his grace, meets and blesses us in the midst of our current lives.
6. We believe the Kingdom of God emerges as we lay down our lives to participate in the abundant life Jesus offers.

7. We believe we are the Church, and, as followers of Jesus, we are called to be contributors to the Kingdom of God.

8. We believe Christian community, founded on the love of God, brings clarity and maturity to each relationship in our lives.

9. We believe every minute of our lives matters.


Ken Lumley

Senior Pastor
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Linell Muse

worship Pastor
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Ladonna Beckmeyer

children's Pastor
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Stephen Crisman

High School Pastor
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Jaron Humiston

MidSchool Pastor
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Marcheta McWhirter

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Andrea Kurtz

Academy Director
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Karla Mcduffey

Academy Teacher
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Matt Anderson

Don Bass

Mike Edinger

Tim Garrett

Ken Lumley
Rich Martin

Matt Stephens

What We Believe


We believe in one God, Creator of all things, holy, infinitely perfect, and eternally existing in a loving unity of three equally divine Persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Having limitless knowledge and sovereign power, God has graciously purposed from eternity to redeem a people for Himself and to make all things new for His own glory.

The Bible

We believe that God has spoken in the Scriptures, both Old and New Testaments, through the words of human authors. As the verbally inspired Word of God, the Bible is without error in the original writings, the complete revelation of His will for salvation, and the ultimate authority by which every realm of human knowledge and endeavor should be judged. Therefore, it is to be believed in all that it teaches, obeyed in all that it requires, and trusted in all that it promises.

The Human Condition

We believe that God created Adam and Eve in His image, but they sinned when tempted by Satan. In union with Adam, human beings are sinners by nature and by choice, alienated from God, and under His wrath. Only through God’s saving work in Jesus Christ can we be rescued, reconciled and renewed.

Jesus Christ

We believe that Jesus Christ is God incarnate, fully God and fully man, one Person in two natures. Jesus—Israel’s promised Messiah—was conceived through the Holy Spirit and born of the virgin Mary. He lived a sinless life, was crucified under Pontius Pilate, arose bodily from the dead, ascended into heaven and sits at the right hand of God the Father as our High Priest and Advocate. He will one day return from heaven to judge the world and reward believers.

The Work of Christ

We believe that Jesus Christ, as our representative and substitute, shed His blood on the cross as the perfect, all-sufficient sacrifice for our sins. His atoning death and victorious resurrection constitute the only ground for salvation.

The Holy Spirit

We believe that the Holy Spirit, in all that He does, glorifies the Lord Jesus Christ. He convicts the world of its guilt. He regenerates sinners, and by Him they are baptized into union with Christ as joint heirs in the family of God. He also indwells, illuminates, guides, equips and empowers believers for Christ-like living and service.

The Church

We believe that the church comprises all who have been justified by God’s grace through faith alone in Christ alone. They are united by the Holy Spirit in the body of Christ, of which He is the Head. The church is manifest in local churches, whose membership should be composed only of believers. The Lord Jesus mandated two ordinances: baptism and the Lord’s Supper, which visibly and tangibly express the gospel.

Christian Living

We believe that God’s justifying grace must not be separated from His sanctifying power and purpose. God commands us to love Him supremely and others as ourselves. With God’s Word, the Spirit’s power, and fervent prayer in Christ’s name, we are to combat the spiritual forces of evil. In obedience to Christ’s commission, we are to make disciples among all people, always bearing witness to the gospel in word and deed.

Christ’s Return

We believe in the personal, bodily and premillennial return of our Lord Jesus Christ. The coming of Christ, at a time known only to God, demands constant expectancy and, as our blessed hope, motivates the believer to godly living, sacrificial service and energetic mission.

Response and Eternal Destiny

We believe that God commands everyone everywhere to believe the gospel by turning to Him in repentance and receiving the Lord Jesus Christ. We believe that God will raise the dead bodily and judge the world, assigning the unbeliever to condemnation and eternal conscious punishment and the believer to eternal blessedness and joy with the Lord in the new heaven and the new earth, to the praise of His glorious grace. Amen.
In essential beliefs – We believe there should be unity. [Ephesians 4:4-6]
In non-essential beliefs – We believe there should be liberty. [Romans 14:1,4,12]
In all our beliefs – We believe that there must be love toward each other. [1 Corinthians 13:2]

Our Affiliations

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