The Licensed Ministry Officiant has been taught essential ministry doctrine and skills for a visitation minister and volunteer or part-time minister of congregational life. 


A licensed Ministry Chaplain is a great fit for someone who is called to volunteer as a chaplain. The training program gives you the essential ministry training you need. You are credentialed to perform a wedding or conduct a funeral. 

The ordained Christian Leader program corresponds directly with the Christian Leaders Award. The one-year study program fits well if you want a comprehensive study program that covers the essentials ministry basis while still keeping into a one-year program. 

Click here to check out the Christian Leaders Award. 

New Life Card (0 credit)

The New Life Card course is for individuals impacted by the criminal justice system who are intent on restoring their connection to society. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be eligible to receive a New Life Card and become a member of the New Life Card directory. The New Life Card is recognized by our Employer Network Members and our Reentry Ministry Partners.

The class focuses on four important guideposts.  They are:

  • Spiritual Character Guidepost
  • Study Guidepost
  • Restored Citizen Endorsement Guidepost
  • Transparency Guidepost

The New Life Card will help you re-establish your reputation in a community. 


The Small Group minister is ordained to lead local small groups and Bible Studies. This is 23 hour program of study is perfect for volunteer Christian leaders at your local church. 


The Licensed Life Coach Minister clergy role is a 16 credit training program that gives you the necessary skills of ministry and life coaching. The Licensed Life Coach Minister is licensed to do the duties of a minister, including weddings and funerals, and such.

The Associate Youth Minister ordination role give you great standing to begin work in youth ministry.  You must be ordained through our deacon minister program. You must complete over 22 credit of ministry training. Your name will be listed in the Christian Leaders Alliance directory as an Associate Youth Minister when you complete this class.  

The Restored Life Minister is the basic ordained role for those who are called to the restorative justice area of ministry This ordained ministry role is the gateway help restoring lives. God has used incarceration and legal trouble to get people's attention. The Restored Life Minister brings the gospel to that audience. 

Local Communities and Churches need "called" and trained leaders. Christian Leaders House Church ministers have been trained with the essential ministry training effective for House Church Leaders. 

Christian Leaders Alliance is calling church planters to plant churches globally. You are welcome to join this movement by planting a church through Christian Leaders Institute. Church Planter Leaders have been called and sent to ministry since the New Testament era. In this class, you will actually plant a new church, and that church can be part of the Christina Leaders Alliance, which is connected to Christian Leaders Institute. If you need to be "Ordained," this class will automatically put that process in place. If you do not need to be ordained, this required ordination will be secondary for you. 

 

This course is being discontinued. If you are currently in this course, you may complete it for credit but new students may not enroll into this course. You can go to the new Church Planting course by clicking here.


Get started at Christian Leaders Institute, College, and Alliance. This class will help you discern your calling and confidence as a Christian leader. You will also learn how Christian Leaders Ministries will help your credibility. 

The Women's Minister is a ministry role that primarily serves women in their walk with God and others. 

This short 1-2 hours admissions class gets you set up to succeed in your formal Christian leader's training. We pray this admissions class will bless you as you begin your ministry training journey. 



Commissioned Youth Minister is an ordained minister role designation. You must be ordained through our deacon minister program. You must complete over 72 hours of minister training. This youth minister ordination allows you to be a highly trained youth Minister as well as a general church minister. This includes the ordination expectations of many denominations for their commissioned minister programs. 

A Youth Minister at Christian Leaders Alliance has completed 38 credits and will be prepared for ministering to youth.

Associate Minister give you great standing to be on staff at a local church. You must be ordained through our deacon minister program. You must complete over 36 hours of minister training. This is both a Kingdom Ordination where you are guided to your local ordination with your doctrine and life supervised by your local church or this is a "Prime" Ordination through the Christian Leaders Alliance.  

Commissioned Minister is an ordained minister role designation. You must be ordained through our deacon minister program. You must complete over 45 hours of minister training. This can be a kingdom ordination where you are guided in your local ordination with your doctrine and life supervised by your local church and/or this is a "primary" ordination through the Christian Leaders Alliance.  

Associate Chaplain Ministers are trained to assist Chaplains in their ministry duties. This would be a great role for a stepping stone for advancing toward the Chaplain minister. 

Minister of the Word is our most comprehensive ordained minister role designation. You must be ordained through our deacon minister program. You must complete over 120  hours of minister training. This is both a Kingdom Ordination where you are guided to your local ordination with your doctrine and life supervised by your local church or this is a "Prime" Ordination through the Christian Leaders Alliance.  

The Chaplain Minister is ordained to the work of chaplaincy. This ordination requires a Bachelor of Divinity Degree with an emphasis on chaplain-related classes, a Bachelor of Ministry Degree, OR a Bachelor of Chaplaincy Degree at Christian Leaders Institute. The Ordained Chaplain Minister program at CLI includes over 120 credit hours of instruction. Ordination is through the Christian Leaders Alliance. 

Only currently enrolled students can continue in this course. New student Enrollment into this course ended December 26, 2018. You can enroll in the new version of this course Here:

Ministry 101


Students who desire to take the School of Divinity Track will finish the Christian Leaders Institute: Getting Started Course (1 Credit) first, then they will take this Ministry 101: Ministry Connections Course. This course will explore your calling to ministry and your walk with God. Some attention will be made to deepening your introduction to Christian Leaders Institute. After you complete this class, you will be awarded your second award, the "Christian Leaders Connection Certificate." 


A licensed wedding officiant has been asked to officiate a wedding. If you have been asked to officiate your the wedding of your son or daughter, this ordained licensed wedding officiant may be perfect for you. This is not a full deacon minister ordination, that requires more training and two more local recommendations.

Start your courses in less than 15-20 minutes. You will receive your Study Entrance award after you complete this welcome activity. Enroll in over 150 courses including mini-courses and regular college-level studies. 
You are registered. Do you want to see the opportunities more in-depth? This 40 point mini-course gives you an overview of the Christian Leaders Ministries, including Christian Leaders Institute, Christian Leaders College, and Christian Leaders Alliance.