Free Biblical Training to equip You As a christian leader

Over 90 free online courses ● Official Credentials ● Ordination Options

Over 90 free online courses with Official Credentials and Ordinations

join over 250,000 enrolled Leaders courageously sharing Jesus Christ for Global Impact And Worldwide Ministry

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CLI Students in over 175 countries

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Graduate endorsements

"I believe in Christian Leader Institute for many reasons. I have attended Moody Bible College and I was surprised to find the curriculum at CLI to be just as challenging if not more so...for those who are not believers in free ministry training I challenge you to take a course or two and compare that with a regular university, and you will surprised."
Horace Dobson
The classes here at CLI have been phenomenal, quality courses that are designed to “teach all nations”. The instructors are knowledgeable, professional, and passionate about their responsibility to deliver their courses. I have gained a deeper appreciation for those who’ve gone before me and laid the groundwork for spreading the gospel throughout the world
Paquetta Thomas
Bachelor of Divinity Graduate
Hundreds of 5 Star Reviews

Are you a Christian called to Study? 

God has a plan for your life!

Christian Leaders Institute makes free Christian education classes available to you. You get access to over 90 free classes where you can earn credentials that will help you in your personal growth and/or your ministry. 

These free Biblical classes will increase your knowledge of the Bible, discipleship and witness for Jesus Christ. 

Takes Free online ministrry training classes for local ordination.  You are guided through an ordination certification program if you need local license or ordination. 

Maybe you are interested in being a life Coach.  Complete free Life Coaching classes online.  You are connected to a life coach minister program with certification options. 

Most of the free online courses are formal college level. You can earn college certificates, diplomas or degrees using these free Christian Leaders Institute classes online. Christian Leaders Institute is your gateway to Christian Leaders College where you can earn these certificates, diplomas and degrees. Do some free college level online classes first, when you are ready join the Christian Leaders College. There are low administration fees apply for the credentials at Christian Leaders College. The fees are used to assure that the standards of accreditation are followed for college degree seeking students. 

Our goal is to help you courageously share Jesus Christ for global impact and worldwide ministry!

Explore Christianity through these classes and discover what your next step as a Christian Leader.  We have several free Christian Leadership classes that will help you! If you have been recently called to ministry, Christian Leaders Institute can help!

Check Out Some Sample Classes

Study the Bible by taking our Old Testament or New Testament Survey classes. Learn essential teaching in the Christian Basics class.  Learn how to shre a relationship with Christ in the Evangelism class. Enroll in our Pastoral Care or Chaplaincy class. Learn how to plant a house church or a local church. Enjoy improving your own marriage by taking the Thriving Marriage course. Get more perspective on life by diving into the Christian Philosophy course. We also offer enterprise classes. All the courses are free. There are over 90 classes available which include plenty of Award levels at the apprentice, basic, intermediate and advanced tracks that will meet your learning goals. 

All these Online Biblical classes include lectures, course materials, and quizzes. These Christian college classes can be used for personal improvement, ministry readiness or college credit with the Christian Leaders College.

How is this possible?

These Online Christian Leadership classes are free to you. They are made possible through a generosity-driven model where foundations, churches, and individuals as well as students give to keep these classes free! You have no obligation to give, however, to take these free classes or receive recognized digital awards.

Start your Christian Education jouney by enrolling in our admissions class. This class will take you less than two hours to complete. After you complete this admissions class you will be able to take the classes offered at Christian Leaders Institute. You do not need a high school degree, but you must complete the admissions class so that you thrive in your studies. 

Options to Consider

Christian Leaders Institute may be right for you if you are seeking to take your next step in your Christian education journey.  Here are some options you may want to consider:

  • Christian growth for new Christians or maturing Christians. 
  • College Credentials – Your free completed ministry training classes are able to transfer to Christian Leaders College. You can earn a Bachelor of Divinity (120 credits) and many accredited colleges and seminaries will accept you! Institutions like Ohio Christian UniversityCalvin SeminaryWestern Theological Seminary, and Northern Baptist Seminary. 
  • Local Ordination, with global recognition. Christian Leaders Alliance partners with Christian Leaders Institute to guide you through a  legitimate ordination process where your ordination is included on a global directory.
  • Continuing Education for people already in ministry. 
  • Training and credentials for paid, part-time volunteer ministry positions.
  • Enterprises classes that help you provide for your family as a Christian leader in business.
  • Restorative justice classes that help you minister to justice individuals. If you have been in prison, there are classes you can complete to receive the New Life Card
  • Life Coach Minister training and certification. 

Christian Leaders Institute gives you the opportunity to get the training you need to live out your God-given call and purpose.

Graduate Stories

  • Ordination JourneyOrdination JourneyFebruary 24, 2020 - 8:40 am

    Ordination Journey My name is Charles Wiegand, and I am on an ordination journey at CLI. I was born in 1971 and raised in Eureka, Illinois, the USA, which is a small farm town in central Illinois. That community had a strong Christian presence and still does today. So, I grew up around a lot […]

  • Children's and Youth Ministry CallChildren’s and Youth Ministry CallFebruary 21, 2020 - 10:44 am

    Children’s and Youth Ministry Call from God My name is Hope Lovisone, and I have a children’s and youth ministry call on my life. I live in Grand Junction, Colorado, in the United States of America. I grew up in a Christian household. We attended the Lutheran church, and I attended the private school at […]

  • Bible Education Free at CLIBible Education Free at CLIFebruary 21, 2020 - 10:11 am

    High-Quality Bible Education Free at CLI My name is Roy Paul Koola, and I am receiving a Bible education free at CLI. I was born in 1964 to a Syrian Catholic family and brought up in that faith. My schooling started at Nirmala Convent School, Ayyanthol, Thrissur, Kerala, India. I went there until fourth grade. […]

  • Online Ministry LearningOnline Ministry LearningFebruary 20, 2020 - 9:28 am

    Online Ministry Learning for Free at CLI My name is Althea Taylor- Schaneen, and I am receiving online ministry learning for free at CLI. I was born in Kingston, Jamaica. Currently, I reside with my family in New Jersey in the USA. I grew up in a Christian home. As a child growing up, the […]

  • Call to Ministry and OrdinationCall To Ministry And OrdinationFebruary 19, 2020 - 12:08 pm

    My Call to Ministry and Ordination My name is Edward H. Jones, and I am from Louisburg, North Carolina, in the United States. I have a call to ministry and ordination by God. I remember it as if it were yesterday the day God called me into ministry to preach His Word. Now, I am […]

  • Teach the ChildrenTeach the ChildrenFebruary 18, 2020 - 10:34 am

    Called to Teach the Children My name is Donna Dillinger, and God calls me to “teach the children.” I live in the USA. I knew the Lord in my childhood and felt His presence and protection until I experienced trauma at twelve years old. Then, I was so angry with Him that I walked away […]

  • Free Ministry Preparation CoursesFree Ministry Preparation CoursesFebruary 17, 2020 - 9:37 am

    Free Ministry Preparation Courses at CLI My name is Dennis Cunningham, and I am taking free ministry preparation courses at CLI. I am from Central Illinois in the United States. My wife and I have been blessed with a large family; we have seven children and four grandchildren. I grew up in Central Illinois. I […]

  • New Ministry Study JourneyNew Ministry Study JourneyFebruary 14, 2020 - 9:52 am

    New Ministry Study Journey at CLI Hello, my name is Cynita Slater, and I am on a new ministry study journey at CLI. I am from the United States by way of Texas. Soon, I will relocate to sunny Arizona. I am a proud mother of five beautiful children, four boys, and a girl. Born […]

  • Ministry Study ProgramMinistry Study Program for FreeFebruary 13, 2020 - 8:55 am

    Ministry Study Program at CLI Hello, my name is Tim Garber, and I am taking the ministry study program for free at CLI. I live in Carson City, NV. I am happily married to my wife Brittany, and we have four children. Our oldest is from a previous relationship of mine, but you would never […]

  • Free Online CoursesFree Online Courses at CLIFebruary 12, 2020 - 7:32 am

    Free Online Courses in Ministry Training Hello, my name is Mary Barrera, and I am taking free online courses at Christian Leaders Institute. I have five children and nine grandchildren. From my youth, I had a speech problem that I still have today. However, God helps me through the Holy Spirit with that difficulty. So, […]