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

Chaplain Ordination Journey

Chaplain Ordination Journey

Chaplain Ordination Journey My name is Amanda Burton, and I am excited to be on this Chaplain ordination journey. God has blessed me to be the mother of four children. I have been a freelance writer for twenty years and have written Christian…
Ordination Calling

Ordination Calling Journey

Ordination Calling My name is Richard Lee, and I have a ministry ordination calling on my life. I live in Bergen County, New Jersey. I am a healthcare professional. My wife is Lillian Lee, and we have one son. As a child growing up in South…
Deacon Ordination Credentialing

Deacon Ordination Credentialing

Deacon Ordination Credentialing Hello, my name is Valerie, and I am excited about my deacon ordination credentialing with Christian Leaders Alliance. I am married to Terry, a wonderful man who introduced me to the beautiful state of Ohio where…
Deacon Ordination Opportunity

Deacon Ordination Opportunity: I’M BACK!

Deacon Ordination Opportunity My name is Rick Midkiff, and I am thankful for this Deacon Ordination opportunity at CLI. I live in Owensboro, Kentucky on the banks of the Ohio River. Owensboro is where I was born and grew up. I'm also a husband…
South African Ordination Journey

South African Ordination Journey

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South African Ordination Journey My name is Mfesi Mayekiso, and this is my South African ordination journey. I am based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Studying at the Christian Leaders Institute, I just completed the Deacon ordination program.…
Ordained Church Planter

Ordained Church Planter

Ordained Church Planter Shalom, servants of the Most High God. My name is David Long, and I am called to be an ordained church planter. I live in Linstead St Catherine, Jamaica. I was born in the cool hills of Stony Hill St Andrew, the eighth…
Seeking Deacon Minister Ordination

Seeking Deacon Minister Ordination

Seeking Deacon Minister Ordination My name is Debbie Holland, one seeking deacon minister ordination. I am seeking Deacon Minister Ordination with Christian Leaders Alliance. I am newly widowed as of December 10th, 2018, and I am a mom to two…
Retired Seeking Ordination

Retired Seeking Ordination: Never Too Late

Retired Seeking Ordination My name is Gary Charwin, and I am retired seeking ordination. I am from the United States. I read some of the personal stories on the Christian Leaders Institute before sitting down to write my own. One of the most…
Pastor Ordination Dream

Pastor Ordination Dream

Pastor Ordination Dream I am Hamidou Ralph Horton, and I have a pastor ordination dream. I am Liberian and live in Monrovia, Liberia. My life is enhanced by my marriage, and I am a baptized Christian. I am a teacher and evangelist in our church…
Ordained Leader Journey

Ordained Leader Journey

Ordained Leader Journey My name is John Hambel, and this is my ordained leader journey. I live in a little slice of heaven in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. My wife and I retired here a little more than a year ago and found a church…