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Pastor Kenneth E. Sullivan Jr.

Senior Pastor of New Direction Church


Pastor Kenneth Sullivan, Jr. serves as the Senior Pastor of New Direction Church, in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is a devoted husband, loving father, published author, business owner, civic leader and educator.  He and his wife, Lady Roxie, have three children, Gabrielle, Kennedy and David Jeremiah. They firmly believe in the power of God to redirect lives. The mission of New Direction Church is "Leading People to A Better Life."  As the Senior Pastor of New Direction Church, he has made it a priority to pour into the lives of youth and young adults in the city of Indianapolis.


Pastor Sullivan is a native of Indianapolis, Indiana. He has earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Crossroads Bible College, with a double major in Pastoral Ministry and Theology. He also holds a Master of Arts in Christian Leadership from Indiana Wesleyan University, and is currently pursuing his doctoral degree through Jakes Divinity School. Prayer Still Works marks his third publication to date.  


Pastor Sullivan's vision to pour into the lives of youth and adults led to the development of S.A.V.E.S. (Saving A Valuable Endangered Species), a 501c3 organization incorporated in 2014.  The focus of S.A.V.E.S. is to develop programs, events, and scholarship opportunities that help to reduce violence and crime in our community, to give our youth and their families alternatives to help them grow, learn, and succeed.


As a community leader, Pastor Sullivan serves on several advisory boards and supports initiatives focused on economic empowerment, community engagement and youth development. With the vast number of challenges and issues that confront our societies today, Pastor Sullivan’s love for helping to motivate, re-direct, and lead people is honorable and commendable.

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