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The CLI Story

Mission Statement

Vision Statement

Core Values

Statement of Faith

A New Beginning

Core Values

Investing in Eternity

Board of Trustees




Michael Frank Sabo Office: 1-719-495-0375
1439 N. Foote Avenue Cell: 1-719-661-2780
Colorado Springs, CO 80909 E-mail:


Ph.D. 1990, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
M. R. E. 1986, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
B.S. 1974, Pennsylvania State University


WIFE: Darlene (married 33 years)
CHILDREN: Cara, Christy, Benjamin, and Shannon.

Personal Objective: To love my LORD fully by abiding with Him intimately, acknowledging His presence moment-by-moment.

Ministry Objectives: Train leaders to possess & model the following characteristics:

  1. A deep love relationship with Jesus Christ (The First Great Commandment);
  2. A love for the lost and saved because they are loved by God (The Second Great Commandment);
  3. A demonstrated ability to disciple individuals as a lifestyle (The Great Commission);
  4. A high regard for Biblical scholarship and a demonstrated ability to practically apply God’s Word;
  5. An ability to respond Biblically to the issues, dilemmas and problems of life (A Biblical Worldview).

Ministry Experience:

Collegiate Pastor (1980-85) – The Navigators, Colorado Springs, CO.

Leader Development (1985 to Present) – The Navigators & Local Church

Senior Pastor (1995-1998) – Grace Fellowship Church, Woodstock, IL

Pastor of Leadership Development (1998-2002) – Calvary Church, Mundelein, IL

Pastor of Discipleship & Outreach, Pulpit Rock Church (2004 to present), Colorado Springs, CO

Adjunct Faculty

  • (1985 - Present) – Trinity International University, Deerfield, IL.
  • (2002 - Present) - Denver Seminary, Denver, CO

Founder and President of Christian Leadership Institute (2001 - Present)

Writing Experience: Authored book: The Life I Want In Christ (1996)

Christian Leadership Institute
1439 N. Foote Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80909

Michael F. Sabo, President