What We Believe

Mission Statement

We are heading in a New Direction. Our mission is to empower all people to know God through life changing experiences from the inside out.

Vision Statement

Revitalize a sustainable Kingdom community which strengthens the mind, body and soul of all people.

What We Believe

New Direction’s Basic Beliefs are the principles, symbols, and faith stories to which we spontaneously and habitually return to for strength in times of confusion or stress. These are profound beliefs that are so precious to us that no external pressure will force us to compromise them.

1. JESUS IS THE SON OF THE LIVING GOD – John 3:16, Matt. 22:32
2. THE POWER OF PRAYER – I Thessalonians 5:17
3. BECAUSE HE LOVES ME, GOD LOOKS BEYOND MY FAULTS AND SEES MY NEEDS – I Peter 5:7
4. THE ANSWERS TO LIFE’S QUESTIONS ARE IN THE WORD OF GOD – Luke 11:9-10
5. GOD HAS A PURPOSE FOR OUR LIVES – John 15:2
6. WE EXPERIENCE THE PRESENCE OF GOD THROUGH WORSHIPING HIM – Psalm 100:2 and 150:6
7. THE SPIRIT OF GOD CAN CHANGE OUR LIVES – Romans 12:2

Core Values

New Direction’s Core Values are the positive preferences and choices we make, both deliberately and spontaneously in daily life. These are the values we strive to model in our lifestyles and behavior.
1. PRAYER – Matthew 16:13-16
2. WORD OF GOD – Matthew. 15:6
3. WORSHIP – Psalms 100 and 34:1
4. LOVE – Matthew. 22:37-40, I Corinthians 13:13
5. FAITH – Hebrews 11:1-3
6. GIVING – Malachi 3:10
7. EVANGELISM – Ephesians 4:11, 2 Timothy 4:5
8. CULTURAL RELEVANCE – I Corinthians 9:22
9. DISCIPLESHIP – Matthew 28:19
10. CREATIVITY/INNOVATION – I Corinthians 7:7, and 12:6

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