Minister Credentials

The Christian Leaders Alliance offers minister credentials for becoming a licensed wedding officiant, a lay minister, licensed minister, & ordained minister.

"If you are looking for a way to grow and get ordained and be a revival leader Christian Leaders Alliance Is a great place to start. I have been enrolled in CLA for over a year and it has truly help me to believe and know God’s will for my life. The Lord call me to go into the prison ministry in 1991 and CLI has helped me with this calling."
Greg Miller
CLA Ordained Minister

Our Approach to Ordination

We believe in legitimate ordinations. Although our training is 100% online, our program is not an illegitimate “instant ordination” program. Christian Leaders Alliance is a biblically rooted and genuine ordination program that has been used to train and raise up thousands of Christian leaders around the globe. We pair high-quality ministry training alongside with the power of local ordination. 

By signing up, you can look over the various ministry credentials offered at Christian Leaders Alliance and decide which credential is best for you. Once you have chosen, you can work throughout the required courses to complete the credential. The courses you take are 100% free and online. You have the freedom and flexibility to take these courses anytime, anywhere, completely at your own pace. 

Once you have completed the required training, you can order a physical copy of your credential and have it shipped to your doorstep. The price varies per credential and what you decide you would like to include with your order. It can range anywhere from $62.50 – $300. This is a one-time payment. You do not have to renew your ordination, and there are no other annual/hidden fees. 

Once you have received your credential in the mail, you can go to your local pastor, where they can pray over you and sign the credential for you to get ordained. Once your credential is signed, your will be an official minister under the Christian Leaders Alliance and eligible to create a public listing within our global minister directory.

Explore Our Minister Credentials

Licensed Christian Wedding Officiant

With 10 hours of study and one local recommendation, you can confidently and competently officiant a wedding as a officiant minister.
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Licensed Ministry Chaplain

This is a clergy role with 18 credits of ministry training and six mini-courses. program provides you with the necessary chaplaincy skills to serve voluntarily or Part-time as a Licensed Ministry Chaplain.

Field (Lay) Minister

This minister role is is designed for those who may be serving as volunteer ministers in a local church or elsewhere in God’s Kingdom. Often these ministers serve as local deacons or elders.

Licensed Coaching Minister

This is for those called to help people discern and develop goals to overcome obstacles and glorify God in their lives. Coaching ministers learn core coaching practices and core ministry skills.

Licensed Minister

This credential is a clergy role with a 13-credit training program that gives you the necessary skills for ministry for those seeking to be volunteer or part-time ministers.

Ordained Minister

Our ordination program which requires 21-credits and seven mini-courses is an excellent route for anyone looking to work in full-time ministry. This credential gives you status as an ordained leader and can be used for roles within the church.

earn specializations along with your minister Credentials

All the minister credentials listed above can be paired with a specialization that focuses your training within a specific ministry role. Below are just a few available specializations that your can earn with your minister credential at Christian Leaders Alliance.

Join A Global Directory

After completion of a minister credential at Christian Leaders Alliance you will have the opportunity to list your public minister profile alongside thousands of fellow Christian Leaders Alliance ministers around the world.

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