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

Formal Ordination

Formal Ordination Journey

Formal Ordination Generally, people call me Minister Judith, and here is my formal ordination journey. The UK is where I was born and raised. I am one of five children, the only girl. I am a mother and blessed grandparent. My career path has…
Ordination Calling Path

Ordination Calling Path

Ordination Calling Path My name is Mark W. Mathis, and I am on an ordination calling path from God. My wife, Debra, and I live in Lindale, Texas, in the United States of America. I am the middle child of three, raised in a Christian family…
Ordained Deacon Ambassador

Ordained Deacon Ambassador

Ordained Deacon Ambassador My name is Mitchel DeYoung, and I am an ordained deacon ambassador for Christ. Like many here at Christian Leaders Institute, I've traveled rough roads before I repented and followed Jesus Christ. I grew up in…
Ordained Ministry Goal

Ordained Ministry Goal

Read Karen's story about how God has brought her through trials to realize her calling and to set her ordained ministry goal and dream. Ordained Ministry Goal My name is Karen Seddon. I live in Moulton, Iowa in the United States of America.…
Ordination Pastorship Path

Ordination Pastorship Path

Ordination Pastorship Path Hi, my name's Bryan, and this is my ordination pastorship path. I'm 52 years old and live in Virginia with my wife and three children. For some time, I have been interested in getting ordained and running my own church…
Minister Ordination Opportunity

Minister Ordination Opportunity

I am Israel Kojo Aglanu, and I am grateful for this minister ordination opportunity. Originally, I am from Akatsi, Volta Region, Ghana. Currently, I reside in Nigeria. I am a teacher, preacher, and international evangelist. I am married to my…
Deacon Ordination

Deacon Ordination Journey

Deacon Ordination Journey My name is Christian Thompsen, and here is my deacon ordination story. I live in a small town in West Michigan called Holton. I was born and raised in Fremont, Michigan. For a short time, I also lived in Savannah,…
Restored Life Minister Dream

Restored Life Minister Dream

Restored Life Minister Dream: Remember the Prisoners My name is Amanda Budro, and I have a Restored Life Minister dream. I was raised in Huntsville, Texas a small town of 35,000. One thing that is not small is the number of prisons in this…
Credible ordination opportunity

Credible Ordination Opportunity

Credible Ordination Opportunity My name is Lynne Glaros, and I am grateful for this credible ordination opportunity with Christian Leaders Alliance. I am semi-retired. I have three grown children and a grandson. Currently, I live in Wilmington,…
Youth Leader Ordination

Youth Leader Ordination

Youth Leader Ordination My name is Kenneth Dunlap, but I go by Kad to all who know me. Currently, I live in Lugoff, South Carolina in the United States of America. I am the Youth Leader at my local church. Therefore, this deacon minister youth…