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New Life Leadership Academy


To identify, recruit, and train emerging leaders to become mature, healthy, competent Christian leaders and embark upon equipping them with the necessary biblical and professional tools that empower them to provide effective leadership in the church and the world.

Student Requirements (Modified due to Covid-19)

As a Student of the New Life Leadership Academy, you will be required to complete the coursework in a 24-month period.

I.      The student will purchase the module in a timely manner to allow for completion of the reading assignment before the Instructional Day.

II.    Each module consists of the following grading components. The components include:

  1. Attendance and participation in required instruction
  2. Module assessments
  3. Written response paper

III.  Attendance and participation in each growth activity are strongly encouraged. The Academy does, however, recognize that various crises and other unforeseen circumstance that preclude 100% attendance may occur. Therefore, students are allowed to request an excused absence by submitting a request to the Academy Executive Director or Dean of Students. One session may be missed without an excuse. However, all work must be made up and submitted within timeframe provided.

IV.  The student will initiate communication in a timely manner with Executive Director or Dean of Students when circumstances or situations arise that prevent him or her from meeting the requirements of participating in the instructional session or completing assignments by their due date.

New Life Leadership Academy Team

Pastor James M. Hutchins, Founder & Certified Lead Instructor


Dr. Doretha Hudspeth, Executive Director & Certified Instructor


Dr. Rochelle L. Webb, Dean of Students & Certified Instructor


Dr. Alice Black, Lead Administrative Assistant & Certified Instructor


First Lady Tina Hutchins, Lead Mentor & Certified Instructor


Upcoming Event: Graduation Ceremony for the inaugural class of the NLCC Leadership Academy – Save the Date, September 11, 2021, 10:00 am in the Main Sanctuary


25631 Smotherman Road
Frisco, TX 75033
(214) 872-4205

Service Times

Christian Education (Sundays): 8:45am
Worship Service (Sundays): 10am
TRIBE Church (Sundays): 10am
Bible Study (Wednesdays): 12pm & 7pm