In 1980, I was called to the gospel ministry. The Lord sent me to Okinawa, Japan, where I met Bishop Archie Buchannan. During my years in Japan, I was licensed, ordained and served as aid to the Jurisdictional Bishop of Japan (C.O.G.I.C.). In 1983, I returned to the Continental United States where I was stationed in Twenty-nine Palms, California. There, my wife, Loretta, and I began the first Holy Tabernacle Outreach Ministry. After active military service, our young family moved back to Las Vegas, NV. In 1992, the ministry was incorporated in the State of Nevada. Much has happened since those early days. Regardless, Holy Tabernacle Outreach has endured by the grace of God.
In the interim, Loretta and I have earned Baccalaureates and Masters Degrees in Elementary Education and Educational Leadership respectively. Ultimately, we desire to open an educational facility where we can meet both the educational as well as spiritual needs of young people. As a training facility for prospective license clergy and missionaries, we want the Lord to use our combined thirty-eight years of ministerial and thirty-four years of educational experiences as a blessing to pre-service ministers, elders, pastors and other licensed positions.
We are a authorized licensing agent within the body of Christ and we will train, as well as provide the opportunities for men and women to grow and work within their callings. Our licensed candidate classes are filled with hands-on experience in practical ministry, church finances, and general church leadership that each pre-service minister, missionary, or layperson must have. Let's be honest, it is difficult to acquire real, practical and continuous experiences at many of today's ministries. Contact the Tabernacle and "grow in grace..."
Our Bishop, National Pastors and Senior Staff:
Bishop T. Criner
Pastor L. Criner
Pastor T. R. Bias
Elder A. Criner-Wilson
Min. T. C-Manning
Chief of Staff
Minister of Music