Vision and Values

Our Vision

The vision of MorningStar University is to equip and release spiritual, creative, and powerful Christian leaders to bring forth God’s kingdom. Our hope is that every student who comes to MSU will:

  • – Fall deeper in love with God
  • – Find their true identity in Christ
  • – Become passionate seekers of the truth through the study of the Scriptures
  • – Discover their purpose and walk on the path that God has destined for them
  • – Develop the practical skills they need to thrive and overcome in their ministry or vocation

In order to fulfill our vision, MorningStar University will endeavor to provide:


  • – Passionate, experienced, and Spirit-led teachers
  • – A classroom environment that encourages a love of learning, open dialogue,  excellence, and a sensitivity to the leading of the Holy Spirit
  • – Teachings that are firmly established in the Scriptures
  • – Friendly and encouraging staff that are focused on the success of each student
  • – The personal development of each student’s individual gifts, talents, passions, character, and leadership skills

    – A vibrant and healthy student experience with facilities and activities that make student life enriching

Core Values of MSU

The values listed here can be understood within the context of our Statement of Faith.  Values common to Christianity, such as faith, love, salvation, purity and obedience, are essential components in every believer’s life, so we haven’t addressed them here.  At MSU, we value: 


1. Knowing God Intimately

Our number one mission is to grow in intimacy with God and become passionate seekers of truth through study of the Scriptures.

2. Following the Example of Jesus Christ

Our primary purpose is to esteem Jesus in every way—to become like Him and to exalt Him rather than ourselves.

3. Following the leading of Holy Spirit each day

We accept, encourage, and seek the spiritual gifts and ministries of the Holy Spirit and acknowledge them as vital for every Christian leader to accomplish their full purpose.

4. Healthy and Supportive Community

We intentionally value and promote an environment that fosters community and provides a healthy place for accountability and growth.

5. Effective Teaching, Equipping, and Support of Every Student

We are committed to fulfilling the mandate of Ephesians 4:11-13 to equip the saints for the work to which they are called in God’s kingdom.

6.  Student Discovery of Unique Identity and Purpose

We exist to help future leaders find their true identity in Christ, discover their purpose, and equip them to walk in their ultimate destiny.

7.  Healing and Personal Wholeness

We recognize that healing is available for the body, soul, mind, and spirit, and that healing in these places produces greater freedom, a deeper experience of God’s love, and a greater capacity to walk out our destiny.

8. Steadfastness and Resilience of Character

We are committed to developing resilience in the areas of the mind, will, and emotions to mature us in character and to help us remain grounded in faith as we navigate life’s obstacles.

9.  Excellence and Creativity as the Standard

We pursue excellence in all that we do as we commit ourselves to fulfilling the Ephesians 4 mandate.  We also believe that there is always a creative path to solving problems if we seek the Lord’s intentions and ask for His help.

10.  Humility and Servant-Hearted Leadership

We strive to follow Jesus’ example of humility and servant-hearted leadership in a manner that is in line with His teachings and recognizes the tremendous responsibility it is to be entrusted with His people.