New Name Ministries (NNM) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that has been ministering to ex-offenders from all walks of life since 2004. NNM began residential reentry in 2005 in Fort Worth, Texas, and is in the process of searching for another house in Fort Worth to provide a home for men leaving prison. By providing a culture of honor in a peer driven community, men are successfully transformed and reenter society through our program of accountability based on application of God’s Word in their lives.
REENTRY REQUIRES A SERIOUS COMMITMENT
Housing for returning citizens has been at critical mass for decades and quality program-based residential reentry is very limited. The community and tax payers greatly benefit from our community-safe, shared monitored living arrangement for program participants. NNM’s emphasis is on producing productive members of the community by placing them in a supportive peer driven community that fosters accountability, responsibility and vision for their future. Our Kingdom principled culture has proven to be effective, even for those that society considers unchangeable. Our one-year open end program offers assistance in job placement, life skills, mentoring and building healthy relationships. Program participants at New Name Ministries are required to maintain their spiritual lives, a full-time job, attend various classes and activities throughout the week and pay monthly program fees of $600.00. We teach them how to budget their time and money in order to save enough to ensure they are equipped to be self-sufficient by the end of their one-year stay.
Effective residential reentry is critical because it significantly reduces recidivism. Recidivism is a ten-dollar word for new crimes, or better yet, and more importantly, new victims. Since residential reentry for ex-offenders reduces the probability of new victims of crime, we need to sit up and pay attention. Much more so when NNM has successfully transformed offenders and boast a recidivism rate at less than a third of the national average.
New Name Ministries has served in the Fort Worth, Texas community for more than fifteen years with progressive excellence in residential reentry. We have also accepted men into our program as pre-trial and post sentence program participants and have served men from other states and the federal penal system. In addition, successful ministries that we are also welcoming ex-offenders home from prison have been spawned from NNM.
Your support of NNM is a positive, practical and productive action for transformed lives, fewer victims and a safer society.
The Word tells us that God's people perish for lack of knowledge (of Him). This word knowledge can also be interpreted as vision. How true in both cases, people are scared of what they don't understand, showing a need for knowledge; likewise, those oppressed by misunderstanding, are in need of vision for a future with hope.
He who is able to hear, let him listen to and heed what the Spirit says to the assemblies (churches). To him who overcomes (conquers), I will give to eat of the manna that is hidden, and I will give him a white stone with a new name engraved on the stone, which no one knows or understands except he who receives it.
(Rev. 2:17 AMP)
JESUS HEARS THE CRY OF THE VICTIM AND PERPETRATOR ALIKE!
CHRIST DIED TO COVER ALL THE SINS OF THE WORLD
AND TO SET THE CAPTIVES FREE!
BE OF GOOD CHEER HE