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

Minister Ordination Training Course

Minister Ordination Training Course

Minister Ordination Training Course at CLI My name is Anointing O. Koroma. I was born in Yele Town in the center of Sierra Leone in Africa. However, I am now living in Freetown West Africa, Sierra Leone. I am 24 years old and married to my…
Credentialed Ordination Journey

Credentialed Ordination Journey

Credentialed Ordination Journey I am Miranda White, and I am on a credentialed ordination journey. I married Matt White on December 2004, and we live in Virginia. We have three sons and one daughter; Matthew, Micheal, Marie, and Mason. I homeschool…
Retiree Deacon Minister Ordination

Retiree Deacon Minister Ordination

Retiree Deacon Minister Ordination My name is Oral Mark Wall. Here is my retiree deacon minister ordination story. I have been retired since December 31, 2010. I married Karen Elizabeth Giacobone, my true love, on June 4, 1976. We are blessed…
Ordained Journey

God Ordained Journey

Ordained Journey to Ministry My name is Dori Umphreys, and I am on an ordained journey to ministry. I live in Nebraska in the USA. I am a happily married wife of six years to John and the mother of five children that I homeschool. Three have…
Church Planting Dream

Church Planting Dream: Ordination Story

My Church Planting Dream My name is Nikolaos Zervas, and I have a church planting dream. I live in New Jersey. I am married to my beautiful, godly wife, Dawn, for 20 years now. On January 24, 1970, I was born in Velvendos, Greece. My parents,…
Deacon Minister Credentials

Deacon Minister Credentials

Deacon Minister Credentials: Ministry to the Hurting My name is Michael Line, and I am glad to receive my Deacon Minister credentials with Christian Leaders Alliance. I live in Clovis, California, in the United States of America. Having sustained…
Ordination Credentials

Ordination Credentials: To Be An Instrument of Peace

Ordination Credentials to be an Instrument of Peace Like many, my journey into ordination also began with a prick in my spirit telling me to move forward. My name is Joanna Carter. I am a wife, mother, and educator living near Richmond, Virginia. My…
CLA Minister Ordination

CLA Minister Ordination

CLA Minister Ordination: My Blessing Ordination My name is Tintswalo Leah Shimusa, and I am thankful for this CLA Minister Ordination. Currently, I reside in Pretoria, South Africa. I have three beautiful daughters. They bless my life. I…
Ordained Kingdom Worker

Ordained Kingdom Worker: Following God's Steps

Ordained Kingdom Worker My name is Douglas Hughes, and I am called to be an ordained Kingdom worker. I live in Ft. Myers, FL. My wife Rachel and I married over 20 years ago. I have five children and six grandchildren. Born in White Plains,…
Women Ministry

Women Ministry Ordination Journey

Women Ministry Ordination Journey My name is Tommi Byrd, and I am excited to study for the ministry at Christian Leaders Institute. My husband and I live in Muskogee, Oklahoma. I recently started a women ministry here in Muskogee. We have a…