About Christian Leaders Alliance Denomination

Christian Leaders Alliance is the ecclesiastical relationship and credentialing center of Christian Leaders, NFP. Christian Leaders, NFP is a 501 c 3 started on September 20, 2001, and officially registered in 2007.  Christian Leaders, NFP oversees this site and two others.

The Network Minister Council provides oversight for the vision and clergy recognition program at the Christian Leaders Alliance.

Christian Leader, NFP is assuming the name Christian Leaders Ministries.

Read the Christian Leaders Ministries,  Belief Statement.  This belief statement is the overarching guide for the doctrinal position taught at the Christian Leaders Institute, the teaching center of Christian Leaders Ministries.

Christian Leaders Institute – Christian Leaders Institute provides generosity-driven free minister training. Christian Leaders Institute partners with Christian Leaders Alliance in providing ministry training classes and ordination classes that serve the mission of the Christian Leaders Alliance.

Christian Leaders College serves as the collegiate credential center for Christian leaders who desire collegiate credentials.

Christian Leaders, NFP, assuming the name Christian Leader Ministries, which includes the Christian Leaders Institute and Christian Leaders Alliance, has its World Headquarters in Spring Lake, Michigan. Christian Leaders, NFP is registered in the states of Illinois, Michigan, and Florida.

Michigan Address:

17771 West Spring Lake Rd
Spring Lake, Michigan 49456
Phone: 616-777-0305
Phone Hours: 8:30-15:00  (8:30am-3:00pm)

Florida Address:

2620 Cove Cay Drive #305
Clearwater, Florida 33760

Phone: 727-230-1036

The History of Christian Leaders Alliance

In 1988, Marty Ozinga III and Henry Reyenga partnered with Dave Huizinga to plant a church in the Chicago area. They saw the potential of volunteer Christian leaders as they impacted their communities. Marty and Henry have partnered together in many kingdom pursuits.

In 1989, Steve Elzinga and Henry Reyenga met at a church planting assessment center sponsored by the Christian Reformed Church. Both men were ordained with the Christian Reformed Church.  They become friends and partners in ministry. A partnership that started LifeNet 21, Bible League Involvement, and much more.

The late Rich DeVos began mentoring Steve and Henry challenging them on reaching the volunteer and part-time Christian leaders. He partnered with Steve and Henry throughout the development of all that was to come. He died in 2018. See his CLI tribute.

In January of 2001, Dr. David Feddes and Henry Reyenga planted Family of Faith Church in Monee, IL. This involvement began a partnership for reaching more people focusing on home discipleship.

On September 11, 2001, Henry Reyenga was in Manhattan, NY. After experiencing the 911 events, Reyenga left the Bible League and co-founded Christian Leaders, NFP, on September 20, 2001, with Rich DeVos Sr and Ron Parr.

In 2003, Brian DeCook began attending Family of Faith Chruch. Henry and Brian began collaborating on how to start peace fires instead of conflict wildfires.

In 2006, Christian Leaders, NFP, added the Christian Leaders Institute.

In 2014, the Christian Leaders Alliance was developed to be the clergy recognition division of Christian Leaders, NFP.  Christian Leaders Alliance put a process in place that utilized Christian Leaders Institute courses with local recommendations,

The Leadership Team

The Christian Leaders Alliance is headed up by Rev. Henry Reyenga in concert with Network Minister Council members. The Network Minister Council consists of Henry Reyenga, Steve Elzinga, Marty Ozinga, and Brian DeCook.

The Purpose of this Website

The Christian Leaders Alliance website purpose:

  1. This website hosts the global recognition process for Licensed and Ordained Christian leaders. The Clergy Directory of recognized leaders is found here. Included in those leaders are certified, licensed, or ordained Life Coach ministers.
  2. The website hosts the global directory of Mentor Ministers. These are Christian Leaders Alliance ministers who offer themselves as mentors for students and graduates.
  3. This website provides blogs, news, reviews, and resources concerning the mobilization of volunteer, part-time, and career clergy recognized leaders.
  4. This website contains the current church order of the Christian Leaders Alliance.

Email Rhonda Sullivan if you want to contact the Christian Leaders Alliance at rsullivan@christianleaders.net directly.