New Creations Christian Boarding School

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New Creations Christian Boarding School was a behavior modification facility located just on the state border between Indiana and Ohio <ref>The facility on Google Maps</ref>.

Program structure[redigér]

The program used a level system with 5 levels working on several area forming the mind of the teenager <ref name="handbook">Handbook for the residential part of the program</ref>. Each level was divided into 3 sub-levels called C, B and A. The detained teenager started on sub-level C named "probation", B is named "Stable" and A is advancement.

Here is a chart describing the system.

Levels Spritual stages Stages Expectation Attitude Program time Approx. age Equivalent
1C Washed - Sinner Recognize the problem Danger Abandoned 6 - 12 months 0 - 6
1B New Action Sweetheart / Danger Confused / Abandoned 12 - 18 months 6 - 12
2C Washed - Salvation
2A Sanctification - Life in Christ Habit Sweetheart / Headache Thanks / Recognize love 12 - 15
3B Justification - Holy Spirit Control Tendency Succeeding Normality 18 - 24 months 16 - 17
4C Justification - Freedom in Christ Will 18 - 20
4A Character Development Stability +24 months 20 - 22

Beside the levels in the chart two levels called "Entry" and "Restriction" were mentioned.


When a teenager was detained in the program and placed on "Entry" level the first 30 days, he or she were not allowed to speak to other detainees unless a detainee on level 1A or higher is present. The detained teenager was not allowed to see his or her parents, while placed on this level. No phonecalls were allowed. Only two letters in and out were allowed and they may only be from / to the parents <ref name=handbook/>.

In the news[redigér]

  • In 2008 a staff member was fired because he shared alcohol and other things with the students <ref>Police: School employee fired after accusation, Bishop Accountability</ref>
  • In 2016 the school annouced that they would close citing a ridiculous reason. The real reason remains unclear <ref>Press release, website of the program</ref>

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