The Christian Leaders Alliance (CLA) is a global religious organization that credentials ministers from various Christian backgrounds, whether volunteers, part-time or full-time.

In addition to CLA credentials, ministers can maintain credentials with another religious denomination, allowing dual affiliations.

Our network comprises thousands of officiants and ministers, including field, licensed, ordained, Chaplain, or coaching ministers.

See Minister Directory

Religious Non-Profit

Christian Leaders Institute is recognized as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. This designation means that CLI operates as a tax-exempt entity under the United States Internal Revenue Code, allowing the focus to be on the educational mission without the burden of certain taxes. As a nonprofit, CLI can receive tax-deductible donations to support the effort of providing free ministry training to individuals around the world. Learn more.

Florida Christian Leaders Ministries Address:

7600 Bryan Dairy Rd

Largo, Florida 33777

Phone: 727-230-1036

Michigan Christian Leaders Address:

17771 West Spring Lake Rd

Spring Lake, Michigan 49456

Phone: 616-777-0305

Phone Hours: 8:30-15:00 (9:00 am-3:00 pm)

Christian Leaders Alliance (CLA) Minister Credentialing Process

  1. Complete Bible and Ministry Training at the Christian Leaders Institute (CLI): CLI and CLA offer over 200 comprehensive courses and mini-courses designed for aspiring ministers. Successful completion of these courses will earn you ministry credentials.
  2. Choose a Ministry Path Aligned with Your Calling and Skills: Our Ordination Program offers various minister roles, including:
  • Wedding Officiant
  • Field Minister
  • Licensed Minister
  • Coaching Minister
  • Ordained Minister
  1. Enroll in a Recognition Program Tailored to Your Chosen Role: After selecting a minister role, you can enroll in a program that specifically acknowledges and supports your area of focus. You also have the opportunity to pursue specialized studies.

Submit to a Minister Credential Process, including Local Endorsements

Become Posted on the Global Ordination Directory 

  1. Christian Leaders Alliance post the newly credentialed ministers in the Christian Leaders Alliance Minister Directory.
  2. Credentialed Ministers of the Christian Leaders Alliance are eligible to register a Soul Center. Check out Soul Centers; click here.  

What are the Soul Centers?

Christian Leaders Alliance began Soul Centers in late 2022.

Soul Centers are religious societies registered with the Christian Leaders Alliance. 

Christian Leaders Alliance welcomes Credentialed officiants and ministers of the Christian Leaders Alliance, found in the Christian Leaders Minister Directory, to start Soul Centers. 

Soul centers are Christian religious societies serving local communities or relational circles of influence. 

The leaders of the soul centers agree to a Christian Leaders Alliance Statement of Faith. They also agree to abide by the expectations of the Soul Center Handbook.

Suggested donations support the Soul Centers Registry.

Board of Directors

Global Minister Commission

The Global Ministers Commission provides these servant-leaders with a connecting point to encourage, inspire, and support current and future CLA Commended, Licensed, and Ordained Ministers. See Global Ministers Commission

Rev Henry Reyenga, president, and Rev. Brian DeCook lead the Global Ministers Commission. 

The Global Ministers Commission is the advisory minister council tasked by the CLA board of directors to oversee the credentialling of the ordination and soul centers programs. 

Christian Leaders Inclusion and Disclosure Policy for Christian Leaders Alliance and Soul Centers. 

*Christian Leaders teaches from a Biblical worldview and has a Statement of faith, Privacy Policy, and Terms and Conditions. These documents guide the ministry credential program.

We do not discriminate against the opportunity to study at the Christian Leaders Institute or “be posted” with minister credentials based on ethnicity, race, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, immigration or migration status, economic circumstances, strata, previous Christian religious tradition, or ability to donate for the free training at the Christian Leaders Institute.

Reporting Moral Failure in Ministers of the CLA and Soul Centers

Credentialed ministers with the Christian Leaders Alliance must live godly and moderate lives, as reflected in 1 Timothy 3. 

1 Timothy 3:7 He must also have a good reputation with outsiders, so that he will not fall into disgrace and into the devil’s trap.

Any verbal, sexual, or physical abuse is unacceptable and not tolerated. Credible or anonymously submitted knowledge of public moral and criminal failure will remove the credentialed minister from this network.

Don’t hesitate to contact us about any charge against a recognized minister. Contact

Or write our Michigan office at:

17771 West Spring Lake Rd

Spring Lake, Michigan 49456

Phone: 616-777-0305

Phone Hours: 8:30-15:00 (8:30 am-3:00 pm)