you called to minister? Are you looking to study the Bible to complete ministry programs? Do free college-level Christian leadership and ministry courses interest you? Do you want to delve deeper into theology?

This Christian Leaders Institute website gives you assess to the programs of CLI’s Leadership Excellence School, a religious non-profit educational organization.

CLI’s Leadership Excellence School is an institution of higher education with the mission to launch leaders worldwide with deep biblical knowledge, vibrant godliness, strong and empowered ministry skills, and a passion for making disciples, expanding God’s church, and sparking revival.

CLI’s Leadership Excellence School offers,

(1)   An adult education program called the Christian Leaders Institute for students to earn awards, certificates, and/or diplomas. There is no cost to sign up for the Institute. Students may earn Institute credits from courses completed in this program.

(2)   College-level credit and degree programs with low-cost admission and administrative fees. Students must complete the College Admissions class to be accepted into the College. Once a student is accepted into the College, that student will be able to earn college credit and be eligible to pursue degrees.

(3)   Minister Credentials through the Christian Leaders Alliance, a strategic partner with the College, offers ordination and licensing options for Institute or College students on this Christian Leaders learning platform.



Christian Leaders Institute  

Christian Leaders Institute is located in Spring Lake, Michigan. The college staff oversees the work of the institute and the college. Much of the administration work of both the college and the institute is conducted at the Michigan location.

Office Hours: 9-3 Monday – Friday

17771 West Spring Lake Rd
Spring Lake, Michigan 49456

Number: (616) 777-0305

CLI’s Leadership Excellence School

The administrative headquarters of CLI’s Leadership Excellence School is located in Florida.

7600 Bryan Dairy Rd
Suite B
Largo, Florida 33777

Florida Phone Number: 727-230-1036

Organizational Reference

Christian Leaders Ministries of Largo, Florida, does business as CLI’s Leadership Excellence School.

See State of Florida Christian Leaders, NFP Profile at the Florida Website

Christian Leaders Ministries Inclusion and Disclosure Policy 

*CLI’s Leadership Excellence School and Institute teach 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 learning platform or the programs at CLI’s Leadership Excellence School based on ethnicity, race, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, immigration or migration status, economic circumstances, strata, religious tradition, or ability to donate for the free training at the Christian Leaders Institute.


Vision and Mission

CLI’s Leadership Excellence School and Institute are higher education institutions with the mission to launch leaders worldwide with deep biblical knowledge, vibrant godliness, strong and empowered ministry skills, and a passion for making disciples, expanding God’s church, and sparking a revival.

Available Education – Personal, Ministry, or Professional

Education for persons called by God to grow in their Christian walk and to serve in ministry for the advancement of the gospel, whether personal, volunteer, part-time, or full-time.

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Faithful Education – Based on the Bible and Christian Theology

The development of the student’s knowledge of the Bible and spiritual formation to enable building a worldview and way of life rooted in and centered around Jesus Christ.

Diverse – Global Impact

The expansion of students’ skills and understanding of their call and gifts for the advancement of effective ministry in diverse cultural contexts.

Relational – Local Connections of Learning

Understand the meaning and explore the importance of relational ministry utilizing a local mentor who encourages and models holistic improvement for ministry.

Credentialed – Adult Education Program, College Degree Program, and Clergy Recognition Program

Education to achieve the necessary credentials and recognition for ministry opportunities worldwide.

Leadership – Dedicated administrators and staff with integrity

Connect to institutional personnel that model integrity, a culture of improvement, and educational effectiveness.

Library – Learning resources to support study and information literacy

Accessible learning resources of diverse media for the support of teaching and learning.

Faculty – Professors who model and connect

Qualified and credentialed practitioners who are trustworthy in teaching and guiding their students in their personal and professional ministry preparation.

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