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The classes at CLI are free and we want to keep it that way. CLI is a generosity driven school. If you want free ministry training available, let us partner with you in raising up more Christian Leaders throughout the world. By providing scholarships for high-quality ministry training, we can keep called Christian Leaders out of debt and help them become local leaders who thrive in ministry. Together as vision partners, we can reach the world for Christ and his love!

Our Mission: Christian Leaders Institute seeks to be the number one provider of generosity driven scholarships for high-quality ministry education for the 92 percent of the world that currently does not have access to higher education…

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Read Our Graduates’ Stories

Journey

My Calling Journey

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David Mutyaba has truly been on a journey, not just in his travels and moves around Uganda and South Africa, but a spiritual journey as well to discover God's call on his life. In his own words "my decision was that if God wants me to minister,…
Leader Journey

My Leader Journey

My Christian Leader Journey My name is Krista Ballard. I am on a Christian leader journey at CLI. I am from Pennsylvania in the USA. To be a Christian leader where I live means a lot of encouragement and boldness and support. Being a Christian…
Grace Saved

Grace Saved

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Grace Saved through Christ My name is Micah Staples. I am grace saved (Ephesians 2:8) as are all of the people who have submitted their lives to Christ. I am not perfect by any measure, however, I have found myself desiring more depth in my…
Making Disciples

Making Disciples

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Mitchel DeYoung has a dream of making disciples of Jesus, One Life At A Time. Making Disciples of Jesus, One Life At A Time My name is Mitchel DeYoung and I am called to making disciples for Jesus. I was born in Central Illinois in 1974. I…

My Ministry Dream to Be a Pastor

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"I identify with the most is Pastor. God has put in my heart to lead the true spiritual Bible Believing Christians that want, and are filled with the Holy Spirit." My Ministry Dream to Be a Pastor Hello Brothers and Sisters my name is Ernesto…
Associate Ministry Calling

My Journey Back to Ministry Training

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My name is Jared Morris. I was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on August 5, 1986, to a single mother. My childhood was always fairly rocky but I made it through. In 1996, I first gave my life to Christ at Hoosier Hills Baptist Camp and was baptized…
Extraordinary Love

Extraordinary Love

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Extraordinary Love of God My name is Christine Vogt and the extraordinary love of God is calling me to serve. I reside in Georgia, USA. I  grew up in a home where faith was not a high priority. The prevailing Catholic rituals for a young person…
Youth Pastor Dream

Youth Pastor Dream

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Joey says of his Youth Pastor dream: "My spiritual dream is to write books that answer questions for people who are afraid to ask someone in person and to become a Youth Pastor..." Youth Pastor Dream My name is Joey Sanders and I have a writing…
Associate Ministry Calling

Associate Ministry Calling

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Read how CLI has made it possible for a disabled single mom to pursue her associate ministry calling. Associate Ministry Calling My name is Tanya Mulneix and I have an associate ministry calling on my life. I am blessed to be from the United…
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Office Hours are from Monday – Friday 900 (9:00 am) – 1500 (3:00 pm) USA Eastern Time

CLI is a registered 501c3 non-profit organization. All donations are tax-deductible.

Click Here to See Offical IRS determination letter Each year an audited statement is submitted to our board of trustees by The CPA Firm of Bert Kamp, Orland Park, IL.

Read Our Christian Leaders Institute Executive Summary

Our Mission: Christian Leaders Institute seeks to be the number one provider of generosity-driven scholarships for high-quality ministry education for the 92 percent of the world that currently does not have access to higher education…

Our Method: This mission is accomplished through our Christian Leaders Training Highway, which offers ministry training classes and other Christian Leaders resources. After students are awarded their scholarships everthing is no cost for them.

  • Digital Campus which features easy assess from computer, tablet or smartphone for anyone who wants to Christian-based higher education.
  • Online lectures, free textbooks, and our performance-based grading and monitoring system. View classes as a guest.
  • Comprehensive interactive learning tools
  • Wiki Profile Directory of each student in each country Family Ministry Journey

Our Programs: CLI has 25 levels of performance-based awards including certificates, diplomas, and degrees such as: Bible Study Leader, Women in Ministry, Enterprise, Commissioned Pastor, Church Planter, and Divinity Degree.

Our History: Through the encouragement and support of Rich DeVos and others, Henry Reyenga (current president) started Christian Leaders, NFP, in 2001. The Institute was launched in 2006 with six active students completing 12 classes. Since that time there over 175,00 students have enrolled with over with over 70,000 classes completed, and over 45,000 graduate awards. to see results. Click here to see results

Our Staff: We are a robust specialized staff of 18 headquartered in the newly acquired campus in Spring Lake, Michigan. We have a growing army of over 40 faculty members from all over the world. Click here to see staff.

Board: Brian DeCook, Ron Parr, Henry Reyenga, Rich DeVos Sr (Legacy), David Zillig, Todd Hazelton, Debbie Roesch, and Ed Van Drunen (Legacy) and Don Therasse.

Academic Partners: Church History Institute, Foundation for Economic Education, Calvin Seminary, and Ray VanderLaan Ministries. Plus much more.

Vision Partners Partners:

  • CLI Students and Graduates (1/4 of budgets; over 6,000 gifts 2016),
  • Foundation Samples: Rich and Helen DeVos Foundation, Gaby Foundation, Barnabas Foundation and many others.
  • Individuals and Churches

Our 2018 Goals: Expand our reach in courses, professors, languages (Chinese, Spanish, French, and German), and programs such as the DeVos Enterprise Degree

Our 2017 Budget: $1,232,030.00

Read Our Graduates’ Stories

Journey

My Calling Journey

,
David Mutyaba has truly been on a journey, not just in his travels and moves around Uganda and South Africa, but a spiritual journey as well to discover God's call on his life. In his own words "my decision was that if God wants me to minister,…
Leader Journey

My Leader Journey

My Christian Leader Journey My name is Krista Ballard. I am on a Christian leader journey at CLI. I am from Pennsylvania in the USA. To be a Christian leader where I live means a lot of encouragement and boldness and support. Being a Christian…
Grace Saved

Grace Saved

,
Grace Saved through Christ My name is Micah Staples. I am grace saved (Ephesians 2:8) as are all of the people who have submitted their lives to Christ. I am not perfect by any measure, however, I have found myself desiring more depth in my…
Making Disciples

Making Disciples

,
Mitchel DeYoung has a dream of making disciples of Jesus, One Life At A Time. Making Disciples of Jesus, One Life At A Time My name is Mitchel DeYoung and I am called to making disciples for Jesus. I was born in Central Illinois in 1974. I…

My Ministry Dream to Be a Pastor

,
"I identify with the most is Pastor. God has put in my heart to lead the true spiritual Bible Believing Christians that want, and are filled with the Holy Spirit." My Ministry Dream to Be a Pastor Hello Brothers and Sisters my name is Ernesto…
Associate Ministry Calling

My Journey Back to Ministry Training

,
My name is Jared Morris. I was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on August 5, 1986, to a single mother. My childhood was always fairly rocky but I made it through. In 1996, I first gave my life to Christ at Hoosier Hills Baptist Camp and was baptized…
Extraordinary Love

Extraordinary Love

,
Extraordinary Love of God My name is Christine Vogt and the extraordinary love of God is calling me to serve. I reside in Georgia, USA. I  grew up in a home where faith was not a high priority. The prevailing Catholic rituals for a young person…
Youth Pastor Dream

Youth Pastor Dream

,
Joey says of his Youth Pastor dream: "My spiritual dream is to write books that answer questions for people who are afraid to ask someone in person and to become a Youth Pastor..." Youth Pastor Dream My name is Joey Sanders and I have a writing…
Associate Ministry Calling

Associate Ministry Calling

,
Read how CLI has made it possible for a disabled single mom to pursue her associate ministry calling. Associate Ministry Calling My name is Tanya Mulneix and I have an associate ministry calling on my life. I am blessed to be from the United…