"RLA is a biblical, grassroots church located in South Los Angeles. We’re a community who is here to restore the hurting, anxious, and those discouraged by religion."


Vision for the Church

We see a church that will value God’s presence before all things.

We see a church that will be committed to seeing their city and world flourish.

We see a church community that will be inclusive to all.

We see a church that will cultivate a loving environment.

We see a church that will be focused inwardly and outwardly.

We see a church that will be committed to the RLA-Church in time, energy, and resources.

We see a church that will impact whatever places of influence they have.

We see a church that is structured and spontaneous at the same time.

We see a church that will be built on the fivefold ministries: apostle, prophet, teacher, pastor, and evangelist.

We see a church that will follow and live out the life and teachings of Jesus.

We see a church that will have a deep friendship with God.

We see a church that is colorful and multi-generational.

We see a church that despite differences, it will be united.

We see a church that will have a heart for the unchurched.

We see a church that will be inspired by the God-stories in people’s lives.


Vision Summary

Love God. Love yourself. Love all people.

Core Values

We value God’s presence.

We value the Word of God.

We value excellence.

We value simplicity.

We value taking risks.

We value honor.

We value our city.

We value transparency.

We value family.

We value rest.

We value balance.

We value commitment.

We value humility.

We value education.



We believe that God is perfectly holy, just, loving and truthful.

We believe that our God has revealed Himself to be one being in three persons: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. In addition, we believe that all Three deserve equal honor and adoration.

 We believe that the infinite God became human through Jesus, the Christ, to save and restore all creation.

 We believe that Jesus came to begin the establishment of God’s Kingdom, which we are all called to establish with Him.

We believe that God has redeemed both women and men to equally lead church and society.

We believe that sin distorts our relationship with God, people, and the rest of creation. 

We believe that the church— the people all over the world that follow Jesus— is a key to restoring the world.

We believe that the Bible is the inspired and only infallible and authoritative Word of God.

We believe that the gifts of the Spirit are equally as important as the fruit of the Spirit.

We believe that it is essential, if one wants to live flourishing lives, to go to Sunday gatherings, attend a small group, and spend quality, alone time with God throughout the week.

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