STATEMENT OF FAITH

Changing Destinies Ministry is a faith-based organization and as such we believe the following:

Changing Destinies Ministry’s (CDM) Statement of Faith does not exhaust the extent of our beliefs. We believe that the Holy Bible is the inspired and infallible Word of God. It speaks with final authority concerning truth, morality, and appropriate conduct. Therefore, the Bible is our final authority for matters of belief and conduct. For purposes of our faith, doctrine, practice, policy, and discipline, our President / Executive Director and the Board of Directors are CDM’s final interpretive authority on the Bible’s application.

CORE VALUES

Spiritual Integrity. Spiritual integrity is an unwavering determination in the heart to do right no matter what (For we aim at what is honorable not only in the Lord's sight but also in the sight of man - 2 Corinthians 8:21).

Dependable. Dependable means trustworthy and reliable (Trustworthy messengers refresh like snow in summer. They revive the spirit of their employer - Proverbs 25:13 ).

Humble. Humble means not proud or thinking of yourself as better than other people (The Lord mocks the proud but is gracious to the humble - Proverbs 3:34).

Compassion. Compassion means "to suffer together." It is defined as the feeling that arises when you are confronted with another's suffering and feel motivated to relieve that suffering (Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate, and humble - 1 Peter 3:8).

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FOUNDATIONAL PHILOSOPHIES

We believe:

that complete freedom from physical, mental, and emotional captivity is possible through God’s grace!

We hope:

to foster complete transformation of individuals, families, and communities by demonstrating God’s unconditional love.

We commit:

to provide our services completely free-of-charge. With God's help, we will raise all the financial support for our programs through private funding and grants.

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CDM BOARD OF DIRECTORS

OFFICERS

Chairman - Carl R. Durham

Carl is retired after 38-years in the nuclear industry with Babcock and Wilcox/ BWXT Technologies. He was in various levels of management for 32-years at several locations. At the time of his retirement, he was President of American Centrifuge Manufacturing, a joint venture with two companies that were in charge of a $1.4 billion project at multiple sites. He helped develop long-range business plans to ensure the success of the company. He has previously served as Chairman of the Board of another non-profit organization. Carl has a degree in Engineering Operations from N.C. State University.

Vice Chairman - Buck Warren

Buck was born in NYC and grew up in New Jersey but is a southerner at heart - - as his parents brought their Southern heritage to the Big Apple.  Buck is a graduate of the University of Florida (B.S. Public Relations from the College of Journalism).  He spent 39 years in technology sales having held several senior leadership and board positions at Meridian Kiosk, CA Technologies and Comdisco.  Buck came to a saving faith in Jesus at 35 years old (June 11, 1990).  He and Christine, his wife of 47 years, moved to the Sandhills in 2012 from Charlotte and have two adult children and three grandchildren.  He (and Christine) has led marriage ministry programs (re|engage and Merge) and helping men find freedom from pornography addiction (Freedom Fight).  Buck will serve on numerous committees at CDM.

Secretary - Sandy Terryberry

Sandy attended the University of Nebraska. She has been an assistant to legal counsel, paralegal, real estate agent, an IRS agent in all three divisions and a manager in the Audit Division, and a Tax Pro for H&R Block. Sandy and Bill, her husband, ran a marketing company for many years. She has five grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren and has also served as a volunteer for Changing Destinies MInistry and Grace Church.

Treasurer – Jamila Baker

Mila has extensive background in the financial industry. For the last decade, she has served as a Financial Wellness Consultant in her community promoting financial wellness programs and financial education. She is also a survivor of domestic violence and addiction, which has given her a passion to help others.

BOARD MEMBERS

Joanna Coxe

Joanna graduated from East Carolina University with a degree in Early Childhood Education. She spent 9 years teaching in various classroom settings before coming becoming Director of Children’s Ministries at her church. She developed and lead a program that served over 250 children. She is very passionate about helping families grow in their faith and providing resources for them. She has been married for 31 years and set an outstanding example to others as a pastor’s wife.

Cameron Dew

Cameron retired after 32 years of employment with a local software company in Southern Pines, NC. Prior to retirement, he was Vice President, Senior Account Manager, and served on their board for over 20 years. He also was a teacher in the Cumberland County School System for 11 years. He is a graduate of Sandhills Community College and East Carolina University. Cameron has a heart to serve others, which comes from his strong faith.

Mamie LeGrand

Mamie has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mass Communications, with a minor in Business Administration from the University of NC at Pembroke. She has twenty plus years of management experience in the non-profit arena. Mamie is the Family Self-Sufficiency Coordinator/Housing Specialist Self-Sufficiency Coordinator with Sandhills Community Action Program, Inc. She links families with affordable housing, resources and services that empower self-sufficiency. With a heart to serve, she leads a prayer team at Grace Church and is also a team leader for 4-H (Dare to be Different) youth group.

Sondra Lundgren

Sondra has attended Hartnell College, International College and Cosumnes River College and is working to receive her Chemical Dependency Certificate. She is currently serving CDM as the coordinator for the silent auction for our fundraising event in November. She is a strong Christian who has worked with a jail ministry and served as a deacon of her church while in California. She currently volunteers at Grace Church and teaches a bible study group. Sondra is an energetic person that is highly dependable and willing to help wherever needed. As a flight attendant, she was trained to de-escalate situations and also how to accommodate special needs.

Kathy Newcomb

Kathy has a B.S. in math and education along with a Masters in Psychology and Philosophy -Critical and Creative Thinking. She spent 15-years in education as a teacher and an administrator. She then opened her own business as an Interior Designer. Kathy analyzed her clients’ needs, creating plans and specifications in accordance with the timeline and budget. Kathy grew up in the Boston area, moved to Florida, and then had extensive travels as she went with her husband to Singapore and Hong Kong for four years. Today, Kathy is very active in the community participating in many organizations with various responsibilities helping to make the world a blessing for all. She is currently serving as CDM's Fund Raising and Development Director.

Glen Webb

In October 2020, Glen Webb was appointed Chief of Police for the Village of Pinehurst. He began his career with the Town of Tarboro, NC in 1999.  In 2004 Glen was hired by the Greenville, NC Police Department where he would serve the next 14 years in various capacities including: Patrol, Special Victims Unit, Homicide Detective, and Patrol Sergeant.  He also served that community as a Pitt County Commissioner, winning three terms, including stints as Chairman and Vice-Chairman.  Glen also served statewide as President of the NC Association of County Commissioners and nationwide as Chair of the Law Enforcement Sub-Committee and Vice-Chair of the Justice Committee for the National Association of Counties.  In December of 2018, he was hired by the Village of Pinehurst as Deputy Chief of Police and elevated to Chief of Police following the retirement of Chief Earl Phipps in 2020. Chief Webb holds an Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice from Pitt Community College, a Bachelor of Science in North Carolina Public Leadership from East Carolina University, and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.  He is also a graduate of the 89th session of the Administrative Officers Management Program (AOMP) at NC State University, the 3rd Session of the Advanced Leadership Corps at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the 286th Session of the FBI National Academy.

EX OFFICIO

President / Executive Director  – Kym Nixon

Kym co-founded Changing Destinies Ministry in January 2013. As the mother of a trafficking survivor, she brings awareness through her unique perspective and insights gleaned through personal experience. She led an outreach and security team to minister to women in the adult entertainment industry and conducted online monitoring, outreach, and awareness initiatives during 2014 Pinehurst U.S Open. Her work history consists of 24-years in the Navy as a Hospital Corpsman and an instructor for 11-years at two Naval training facilities. She was a Navy Sexual Assault Victim Intervention (SAVI) Advocate for twenty years providing immediate crisis intervention, confidential support, and advocacy to domestic violence and sexual assault survivors. After retirement, she was then employed by the Army as a contract instructor. She has an M.Ed in e-learning Technology and Design from Jones International University.

 

 

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P.O. Box 3662,
Pinehurst, NC 28374

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