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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

Mission ministry Call

Mission Ministry Call

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Mission Ministry Call I am Laila Kumar and I have a mission ministry call from God. I am from the Philippines but now reside here in India because my husband is here. I know God has a plan for me to share His word with everyone. I came to know…

Christian Training

My name is Rachel Hicks and I am receiving free Christian training at CLI. I grew up in the small village of White City, Illinois. I have moved a lot and now live in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. It has been a long journey from the time I became a…
Christ-Centered Walk

Christ-Centered Walk

Christ-Centered Walk I am excited to be on a Christ-centered walk in my life. I am from a family that had our lives centered around God and the church. My father was a minister. And we kids were scrutinized by it seemed everyone. And there…
Writing ministry dream

Writing Ministry Dream

Writing Ministry Dream My name is Susan Thomas and I have a writing ministry dream. I am from Lolo, a small town in Montana. Though Lolo is small, we are just six miles south of Missoula, a fairly large town where my husband and I work and…
Calling on my life

Calling on my Life

Calling on my Life My name is Sophia Gilliam and I have a calling on my life from God. I am from Wichita Fall, Texas. I was born on May 12, 1981. I grew up like many children with two working parents, and a grandmother who reared me in the…
Kingdom vision

Kingdom Vision

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Read Andrew Elliot's testimony of how studying at Christian Leaders Institute is helping him achieve his spiritual dream of spreading the gospel through teaching and counseling with God's Kingdom Vision guiding him: Kingdom Vision My name…
Kenya Church Planter

Kenya Church Planter

Kenya Church Planter My name is Simon Ndungu and I am called to be a Kenya church planter. I am a Kenyan and living in Mombasa, Kenya. I am married to my God-given wife Margaret, and we are blessed with three children aged between 6-14-years.…
Saved to Serve

Saved to Serve

I'm Andrea Carlomusto, but many know me as "trainer Ande" here in the suburbs of Detroit, MI in the United States. I did not really grow up with faith in Christ as any real type of focus. Sure, I knew His name...but that was about it. My…
Spirit-filled Mind Renewal

Spirit-filled Mind Renewal

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Spirit-filled Mind Renewal My name is Ryno van Heerden and I have been on a journey of Spirit-filled mind renewal in Christ. I was born in Gauteng, South Africa on the 10th of October 1992. I have lived in Gauteng all my life. I grew up in…
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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.

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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

Mission ministry Call

Mission Ministry Call

,
Mission Ministry Call I am Laila Kumar and I have a mission ministry call from God. I am from the Philippines but now reside here in India because my husband is here. I know God has a plan for me to share His word with everyone. I came to know…

Christian Training

My name is Rachel Hicks and I am receiving free Christian training at CLI. I grew up in the small village of White City, Illinois. I have moved a lot and now live in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. It has been a long journey from the time I became a…
Christ-Centered Walk

Christ-Centered Walk

Christ-Centered Walk I am excited to be on a Christ-centered walk in my life. I am from a family that had our lives centered around God and the church. My father was a minister. And we kids were scrutinized by it seemed everyone. And there…
Writing ministry dream

Writing Ministry Dream

Writing Ministry Dream My name is Susan Thomas and I have a writing ministry dream. I am from Lolo, a small town in Montana. Though Lolo is small, we are just six miles south of Missoula, a fairly large town where my husband and I work and…
Calling on my life

Calling on my Life

Calling on my Life My name is Sophia Gilliam and I have a calling on my life from God. I am from Wichita Fall, Texas. I was born on May 12, 1981. I grew up like many children with two working parents, and a grandmother who reared me in the…
Kingdom vision

Kingdom Vision

,
Read Andrew Elliot's testimony of how studying at Christian Leaders Institute is helping him achieve his spiritual dream of spreading the gospel through teaching and counseling with God's Kingdom Vision guiding him: Kingdom Vision My name…
Kenya Church Planter

Kenya Church Planter

Kenya Church Planter My name is Simon Ndungu and I am called to be a Kenya church planter. I am a Kenyan and living in Mombasa, Kenya. I am married to my God-given wife Margaret, and we are blessed with three children aged between 6-14-years.…
Saved to Serve

Saved to Serve

I'm Andrea Carlomusto, but many know me as "trainer Ande" here in the suburbs of Detroit, MI in the United States. I did not really grow up with faith in Christ as any real type of focus. Sure, I knew His name...but that was about it. My…
Spirit-filled Mind Renewal

Spirit-filled Mind Renewal

,
Spirit-filled Mind Renewal My name is Ryno van Heerden and I have been on a journey of Spirit-filled mind renewal in Christ. I was born in Gauteng, South Africa on the 10th of October 1992. I have lived in Gauteng all my life. I grew up in…