The office of the deacon was established in Acts 6 by the apostles to meet a need for more ministry.

minister ordination profile

Minister Ordination Profile

Hello, my name is Stephanie Demers. I live in Wisconsin with my wonderful husband and two children. I am making this minister ordination profile since I have completed my deacon minister ordination course at the Christian Leaders Institute.…
becoming on ordained minister

Becoming an Ordained Minister

How Becoming an Ordained Minister Brings Glory to God Hi! My name is Ed Meshechek. I am 70 years old. Wow! Why would someone 70 years old want to go to college and work on his ministry degree? That's a great question.  I have a simple answer…
ministerial credentialing

Ministerial Credentialing

"I just want to be useful, Lord," was the prayer I prayed when I returned to the Lord and rededicated my life in service to Him. The Lord called me after I engaged in prodigal living for many years, criminal activity, drunkenness, drugs, and…
minister training and credentialing

Minister Training and Credentialing

I loved my grandma and grandpa very much when I was a little boy. I also went to church with them every Sunday. One service, I remember sitting in church and looking up at my granny. Then, suddenly, she started talking in a language I had never…
Women's Ministry Calling

Women's Ministry Calling

A New Perspective My name is Donna Peterson, and I live in Show Low, Arizona, USA. I have lived here for less than two years as I am originally from Wichita, Kansas, where I have lived most of my life. With a Women's Ministry calling, I study…
Deacon Minister of Ordination

Deacon Minister of Ordination

Hi everyone, or should I say Aloha! I'm Marci Muraoka and I live in Hawaii. The Deacon Minister course for ordination at the Christian Leaders Institute is a blessing for me. Right now, because of COVID, I minister at home. My twins are eight,…
Ordained Minister Credentials

Ordained Minister Credentials

In Season and Out of Season (2 Timothy 4:2) When I converted to Christianity more than three decades ago, God instilled the zeal to serve Him in my heart. I derive immense joy and fulfillment from the divine mandates placed upon me. Called…
Chaplaincy Ministry

Chaplaincy Ministry

Healing, Faith, and Service My name is Heidi Woldhuis, and I am called to chaplaincy ministry. As a student of the Christian Leaders Institute, being credentialed on my chaplaincy ministry journey with the Christian Leaders Alliance is a blessing.…
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Licensed Minister

Licensed Minister

Becoming a licensed minister with Christian Leaders Institute and Christian Leaders Alliance means the world to me. It will allow me to serve the Lord in more ways than I can now without credentials. God called me to become a chaplain, and the…