Our House

Our House

IT IS OUR HEART TO SEE PEOPLE FAR FROM GOD DISCOVER REAL LIFE AND PURPOSE IN JESUS CHRIST.

We exist to strengthen and mobilize the church for the distinct purpose of connecting unchurched people with Jesus until revival moves our cities, hope restores communities, and all generations find their life and purpose in Jesus.

OUR STORY

God has birthed a dream in our hearts for people to experience life-giving hope and purpose through a brand new church called Real Life Church. Authenticity, freedom, and relationships are who we are!

God has called us to launch a life-giving church here in Raymore. Life-giving means it significantly brings hope and value to all people in the name of Jesus. Simply stated, we are a church that cares for the un-churched and the community. We want to make it hard for people to go to Hell by making it easy for them to go to church. There are people close to you but far from God and we want to be a church you would be excited to invite them to.

Would you prayerfully consider playing a significant part in the launch and life of Real Life Church? We are asking God for your partnership because People Matter.

Pastor Sean Petrie

Sean and Diane Petrie founded Real Life Church KC in December 2016. Sean has a passion for the local and global church, developing leaders, and for reaching those who are far from God.

 

Diane is passionate about the global church and philanthropic efforts to feed the hungry, clothe the naked and heal the sick. Together, they planted a church that exists to move cities through revival, restore communities through hope, and empower all generations to find life and purpose in Jesus.

 

Sean and Diane have a passion to see people who are far from God discover real life and purpose in Jesus.

Real Life Values

Our 10 values define who we are and unify us to pierce into our culture.

Always Only Jesus

The Gospel is the center of every area of our lives

We don't separate the secular from the spiritual. It's always, only, ever been Jesus in all areas of our life. He is the sustainer and the solution to everything. We don't preach the Gospel to the community and the Bible to church. We preach the Gospel in every area in our lives through the church—placing Jesus at the center of all things and not any other idol of man or even the Bible itself.

Authenticity

We choose real love, unity, and community over fake religion.

We choose being real over being right. We choose real love, unity, and community over religion. We accept you and who you are right now and will support you along all steps on your faith journey including the time it takes for God to begin to work in your life. We will give God the same time to fix your life as Satan did trying to jack it up. We believe our authenticity will encourage and inspire you to love and live for God so much so that you can belong long before believe.

All People

We don’t draw lines to keep people out,we cross lines to bring people in.

We will do things no one is doing to reach unchurched people. It’s our desire to make it hard for people to go to hell by making it easy for anyone to go to church. We realize our style of church is not for everyone. We are for everybody, but not for everyone.

Radical Purpose

God has created, called, and gifted all people for radical purpose.

We don't take pleasure away from God by destroying His original masterpiece and his specific purpose in our lives—so be yourself. We aren’t looking for any perfect people! We want broken people to connect to their purpose and we want to equip them to lead from imperfection and humility—ordinary people doing extraordinary things for God. He created, called, and gifted us for radical purpose. It's our mission to expose and equip people to live for that God given purpose.

Empowering People

We build ceilings instead of floors so the next generation can stand on our shoulders and lead the way.

We believe the mission of Jesus is so important that we don’t control what God is doing rather we surround ourselves by gifted people and give them full access to equip and release them into what God is already doing. We believe this so much that we married leadership to our discipleship process. We don’t just want you to learn, we want you to stand on our shoulders and lead the way. We also partner with the often times overlooked gifts and talents of young people to help lead our church. We aren’t just a church with a youth group; we are a church building our youth into next generation leaders.

Church

It’s all about the capital C Church!

We can do infinitely more together than apart. World hunger, sex trafficking, lack of education, and countless other painful realities aren't the problem of the government as much as the Church! We are a local expression of the global church.

Generosity

We are irrationally generous so others can know that they are loved.

We bleed generosity and seek to leverage our best resources to further the Gospel often times laying down what we love in order for others to know that they are loved.

Bold Faith

We take bold steps of faith and dream big vision.

We don't insult God with small or impossible thinking or an unwilling attitude. We take bold steps of faith trusting that God will provide what he has called us to accomplish.

Excellence & Character

Every detail and every role has eternal significance.

We produce excellence through hard work and innovation to faithfully manage what God has put in our hands; therefore, inspiring others to fulfill what God has put in their hearts. Every detail and every role has eternal significance. Therefore, we perform with virtue, integrity, honor, and dignity. Without them we are nothing.

Loving Life

We Love Life and Laugh Often.

We believe people are happiest and at their best when serving Jesus. Serving God or going Church isn't a chore or duty but an adventure to be loved and enjoyed.

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You Matter!
You matter to us. We would love to have you find your way home & join the road to Real Life.
Always Only Jesus

The Gospel is the center of every area of our lives

We don't separate the secular from the spiritual. It's always, only, ever been Jesus in all areas of our life. He is the sustainer and the solution to everything. We don't preach the Gospel to the community and the Bible to church. We preach the Gospel in every area in our lives through the church—placing Jesus at the center of all things and not any other idol of man or even the Bible itself.

Authenticity

We choose real love, unity, and community over fake religion.

We choose being real over being right. We choose real love, unity, and community over religion. We accept you and who you are right now and will support you along all steps on your faith journey including the time it takes for God to begin to work in your life. We will give God the same time to fix your life as Satan did trying to jack it up. We believe our authenticity will encourage and inspire you to love and live for God so much so that you can belong long before believe.

All People

We don’t draw lines to keep people out,we cross lines to bring people in.

We will do things no one is doing to reach unchurched people. It’s our desire to make it hard for people to go to hell by making it easy for anyone to go to church. We realize our style of church is not for everyone. We are for everybody, but not for everyone.

Radical Purpose

God has created, called, and gifted all people for radical purpose.

We don't take pleasure away from God by destroying His original masterpiece and his specific purpose in our lives—so be yourself. We aren’t looking for any perfect people! We want broken people to connect to their purpose and we want to equip them to lead from imperfection and humility—ordinary people doing extraordinary things for God. He created, called, and gifted us for radical purpose. It's our mission to expose and equip people to live for that God given purpose.

Empowering People

We build ceilings instead of floors so the next generation can stand on our shoulders and lead the way.

We believe the mission of Jesus is so important that we don’t control what God is doing rather we surround ourselves by gifted people and give them full access to equip and release them into what God is already doing. We believe this so much that we married leadership to our discipleship process. We don’t just want you to learn, we want you to stand on our shoulders and lead the way. We also partner with the often times overlooked gifts and talents of young people to help lead our church. We aren’t just a church with a youth group; we are a church building our youth into next generation leaders.

Church

It’s all about the capital C Church!

We can do infinitely more together than apart. World hunger, sex trafficking, lack of education, and countless other painful realities aren't the problem of the government as much as the Church! We are a local expression of the global church.

Generosity

We are irrationally generous so others can know that they are loved.

We bleed generosity and seek to leverage our best resources to further the Gospel often times laying down what we love in order for others to know that they are loved.

Bold Faith

We take bold steps of faith and dream big vision.

We don't insult God with small or impossible thinking or an unwilling attitude. We take bold steps of faith trusting that God will provide what he has called us to accomplish.

Excellence & Character

Every detail and every role has eternal significance.

We produce excellence through hard work and innovation to faithfully manage what God has put in our hands; therefore, inspiring others to fulfill what God has put in their hearts. Every detail and every role has eternal significance. Therefore, we perform with virtue, integrity, honor, and dignity. Without them we are nothing.

Loving Life

We Love Life and Laugh Often.

We believe people are happiest and at their best when serving Jesus. Serving God or going Church isn't a chore or duty but an adventure to be loved and enjoyed.

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