About Us

CALLING
“Petra Institute is a faith based organisation, called to serve the Christian community by building capacity for children’s ministry.”

DREAM
“Petra Institute shares God’s desire that the lost and broken children are found and restored to healing Christian families and communities, to join Him in transforming society.”

VALUES
Our values underlying this calling and dream:

Relationships

  • We build relationships wherever we can (2Co 5:18)
  • We love (John 13:35)
  • We are peacemakers (Mat 5:9)
  • We build community (Acts 2:42)

Respect

  • We treat others the way we want to be treated (Mat 7:12)
  • We accept others’ strengths and weaknesses (Rom 15:7)
  • We are family, not only colleagues (Hebrews 2:11; Gal 6:10))
  • We see each other through the eyes of God (John 13:34)
  • We don’t discriminate (James 2:1)
  • We protect one another’s dignity (1Co 13:7)

Integrity

  • We are honest and trustworthy (1Co 4:2)
  • We are open (transparent) in what we do (2Co 4:2)
  • We accept responsibility and are accountable (Gal 6:22-23)
  • We strive for excellence (Col 3:23)

Servanthood

  • Jesus is our example (Mark 10:45)
  • We submit to one another (Eph 5:21)
  • We acknowledge and support the gifts of others (1Co 12:27)
  • We carry one another’s burdens (Gal 6:2)

Listening to God

  • We do things prayerfully (Eph 6:18)
  • We seek God’s will above all else (Luk 10:27)
  • We allow Him to change us to His image (2 Cor 3:18)

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