“Equipping Laborers for the Harvest of Souls”
Do you not say, ‘There are still four months and then comes the harvest’? Behold, I say to you, lift up your eyes and look at the fields, for they are already white for harvest! John 4:35
What is the CFNI Healing Certification Seminar?
The CFNI Healing Certification Seminar is designed to teach you how to receive healing for your spirit, soul and body. We will share with you the necessary biblical principles and tools that will equip you to start an effective healing ministry.
Come and hear from a variety of gifted speakers in the areas of biblical counseling, physical wellness, and divine healing.
Seminar attendees will receive a Healing Training Certificate from Christ for the Nations.
Dennis is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Christ For The Nations, Inc., a worldwide missions organization and Bible Institute. He is the youngest son of the late Gordon Lindsay, founder of Christ For The Nations, and Freda Lindsay, co-founder. Christ for the Nations is a missions organization which supports world missions and each year trains some 1200 students from over 50 countries to carry the Good News about Christ throughout the world. Over 40,000 students have been trained at our Dallas campus. Another 50 campuses in locations around the world have risen to train nationals.
Dennis met Ginger Krickbaum at college in California and they married in 1970. She was the first Cinderella in Disney on Parade at Disneyland in California. She presently is the Chief Operating Officer at Christ for the Nations.
Dennis is a graduate of Vanguard University (in California). He earned his master’s degree in practical theology and a Doctorate of Ministry from Oral Roberts University. He and his wife, Ginger, spent four years of intense training and ministry in Europe, where they attended the Youth With A Mission School of Evangelism and L’Abri fellowship, under the direction of the late Francis Schaeffer. Dennis has ministered in over 70 nations.
In addition to his administrative responsibilities, he has enjoyed teaching for over 40 years at Christ For The Nations Institute in Dallas, Texas on such subjects as: Evangelism, Apologetics, Creation Science, God’s Goodness, Personal Discipleship, Family Foundations and Christian Ethics.
Recently he completed writing Volume 21 on the subject of Creation Science. His latest book is entitled, Giants, Fallen Angels and the Return of the Nephilim. His teaching and insightful series of books on the subject are written for the layperson, not in scientific or technical terms. The purpose of this series of books is to present the biblical worldview of creation.
Dennis and Ginger have three children. Missy, who has her Master of Divinity and Doctorate Of Ministry from Oral Roberts University, is a PR representative and lecturer at Christ for the Nations Institute. Hawni, who has her MBA in International Business from Dallas Baptist University, is a Project Manager with Meritz. Golan has his MBA in Business Management from Dallas Baptist University and he is COO at Christ For The Nations.
Ginger was raised in a Pentecostal home in Cheyenne, Wyoming. She attended Vanguard University, where she met Dennis Lindsay. After Dennis and Ginger were married, they spent two and a half years in Europe with Youth With A Mission. They were involved with street, coffee house, and college campus evangelism and attended YWAM’s School of Evangelism in Switzerland as well as L’Abri Fellowship.
Ginger has been serving in a variety of leadership roles during the past 38 years, primarily as the director of CFN’s Women’s Ministry. She has hosted 20 years of Women’s Conferences, and currently serves as the director and host of CFN’s annual Voice of Healing Conference.
Andrew Brown is the coordinator for The Healing Place at Christ For The Nations. He is passionate to see souls saved and people receiving all that Jesus paid for at the cross. He received a Diploma from the Advanced Leadership and Pastoral School at Christ For The Nations in 2007, and has a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis on Christian Ministry and Business Administration as well as a Master of Education in Higher Education Degree with an Advanced Certificate in Management, both from Dallas Baptist University. He is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Higher Education (Ed. D.) at Oral Roberts University. Andrew is an ordained minister and enjoys encouraging others to walk in the fullness of what God desires for them, and he leads by serving others. He is passionate about global missions and has ministered in various countries including Jamaica, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and the U.S. Andrew is married to his beautiful wife Shelly-Ann, who is also a graduate of Christ For The Nations Institute. They both have a heart for the healing, deliverance, and breakthrough in the lives of God’s people.
Shelly-Ann Brown esteems herself as beloved of God and a lover of the Lord, who captured her heart and rescued her life. She is a woman of great faith, who having had a stellar record in the marketplace, gave it all up to pursue her call and purpose. As such, in 2015 she attended and is a graduate of Christ for the Nations Institute, where she met her loving husband Andrew Brown.
She has a tremendous story of overcoming; from her conception by rape, lack, mistreatment, caring for a then mentally ill mother and immense hardships, to prosperity and wholeness in Christ. She is alive to testify to the truth of our mighty God, who has given her the victory in every circumstance. She is currently a Certified Life Breakthrough Coach, who teaches on faith and authored an E-book “Keys to Getting Your Breakthrough by Faith” as a study resource. The Lord redirected her from pursuing a career of legal practice in financial law to founding a Nonprofit Corporation “Your Best By Faith Inc.” here in Dallas, Texas in 2017. As CEO, she helps others to become all God deposited in them, navigate and rise above challenges as well as trains, strategically re-tool and empowers those she serves to succeed.
She has been the recipient of numerous scholastic awards and achievements through every level of education and in her professional life. Notable, is her contribution to the financial sector of Jamaica, where her findings and recommendations on deposit insurance for the banking system were embraced and made legally effective by the Jamaican Parliament in July 2007. She contributed too at the pinnacle of the financial system, serving at Jamaica’s equivalent of the U.S. Federal Reserve. She is also the founder of a financial education, information and resource center in Jamaica, empowering the public since 2009 in making wise financial decisions.
Shelly-Ann holds several professional certifications and has a double honors BSc. in Economics and Statistics, a MSc. in Economics (majoring in finance) and a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) also with honors. She is currently a doctoral student (PhD) specializing in Law and Public Policy. She is a deep thinker, visionary and avid problem solver, who is very passionate about empowering others to rise above the ‘impossible.’ Together she and Andrew have a heart for healing and deliverance as well as the breakthrough and empowerment of God’s people to live their best lives by faith.
Rev. Alta Hatcher graduated from Christ for the Nations Institute in 1983. She holds a Masters degree in Religious Arts in Pastoral Psychology from the Clarion School of Ministry and recently received a Doctoral Degree of Religious Arts in Pastoral Psychology from Integrity University. She is a Board certified Pastoral Counselor with the American Association of Christian Counselors.
Alta serves as an Adjunct Instructor at Christ For The Nations Institute and a Presbyter of The Fellowship of Ministers and Churches / CFN. Additionally, she contributes as an Advisory Council member of Christ For The Nations. She continues to speak at conferences and assists Mrs. Ginger Lindsay annually with the CFN Voice of Healing Conference and CFNI Healing Seminar/ Night of Healing event.
Along with her late husband, Dr. Jack Hatcher, a former Vice President and Provost of the Christ for the Nations Institute and President of the Fellowship of Ministers and Churches (FMC CFN) , they shared over 40 years of extensive ministry spanning much of the globe, including much of North & South America, Europe & Asia. They have three children: Julie, John Jr. and Dan, all graduates of CFNI; including 9 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
Alta was born and raised in New England and currently resides in Dallas, TX.
Krissia is from El Salvador and moved to Honduras at the age of 12 with her family who were called to plant churches under the covering of their Pastors Ricardo and Reina Salazar and their Christ to the Nations Ministry. As a young adult, Krissia studied law at the university in Honduras. She graduated in 2009 and began to practice law focusing on international adoptions. Krissia continued her education completing a Masters Degree in Business Law. All throughout this time, she served in ministry as the youth pastor in her parent’s church until she felt God calling her to Christ for the Nations Institute (CFNI), where she enrolled in the one-year Pastoral Major program, graduating in 2012.
In 2014 while attending CFNI Krissia met her husband Golan Lindsay who is currently the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Christ for the Nations. After two years of marriage, Krissia went back to school, knowing that in order to practice law in the U.S. she would need to pursue a Master of Laws Degree in Comparative and International Law, which she completed at Southern Methodist University in May of 2016. This will enable her to sit for the Bar Exam in Texas so that she can continue to practice law in the future.
Krissia currently serves Christ For The Nations as the Spanish Program coordinator for CFNI. Golan and Krissia have two beautiful girls, Freeda Lindsay and their newest addition to the family, Victoria Lindsay. As a family they are looking toward the future, serving the Lord and letting His purpose and plan be realized in their lives.
John Hatcher, Jr. is a graduate of Christ For The Nations Institute. For nearly three decades, John served as a founding, senior pastor, as well as an executive leader in a variety of venues within the Foursquare Church on the East Coast. Various assignments include: District Supervisor over 200 licensed ministers in 3 states, and developing and planting churches. John helped establish an independent Christian school K-12, which is currently one of Northeast’s largest Christian schools. He served as a pastoral adviser and eventually board chair. Over the years, John has served on several ministry and community organization boards.
John has served at CFNI in a variety of roles, in recent years as the Director of Leadership and Pastoral Major (3rd year program), and presently is serving as an adjunct teacher in the Biblical Counseling Major. John studied theology at CFNI and at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary in Massachusetts.
John and his wife, Lori, met at CFNI as students. They married in 1982. Together they set on a journey purposed to serve the Lord and grow His Kingdom. They are grateful for their four children and two grandchildren.
Since 1973 Rachel has given her life to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. Rachel came from a background of childhood abuse and can testify to the healing power of the Word of God. Her ministry has taken her into every denomination in the US, Australia, and Africa, and most recently Mexico.
Rachel is a graduate of Christ For The Nations Institute in Dallas, Texas. In 1989 R & R Ministries was established which has been a ministry of helps to the body of Christ. Where there was a need to build a Church in Zimbabwe, God provided, when a destitute widow in Kenya needed a home, God provided, when rural African Pastors needed bicycles, Bibles, school uniforms, goats, and food, God provided through R & R, which Rachel calls a piece of God’s pipeline.
Rachel is a member of Lavon Assembly of God in Lavon, Texas, where she serves as an elder on the Church Board, as well as teaching an adult Sunday School class. Rachel’s husband of 42 years went home to be with the Lord in 2003. When Rachel is in the states she resides in Fate, Texas with her daughter, son-in-law, and grandchildren.