A Nu Generation Church is a church that has two guiding principles. The Great Commission and the Great Commandment. This not at the exclusion of the rest of the scriptures but these scriptures serve to shape the core values and to influence the direction of the church.

Loving God with all of our heart, mind and soul requires a discipleship process that addresses the whole person. The six areas of life, education, health, career, family, finances, and emotional health. The discipleship process must enlighten a person to understand how their new responsibility is to be a steward of what God has given them. This is different from the current orientation that suggests a new member’s responsibility to take care of the church.

Loving your neighbor as yourself must be about learning to have a healthy self image as God has created us. Sharing this self love becomes easy when your initial self concept is healthy. Sharing our blessing with others as we have been blessed is counter cultural. The process of learning to love others means that our self concept can not be developed around our material possessions. Redirecting our world view is challenging because so many factors re-enforce the “material wealth is everything syndrome”. Sad to say even some churches and pastors.

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