Our Pastors

Dr. Samuel Edward Christian is a charismatic leader, visionary, and entrepreneur who serves as senior pastor of The True Church Of The Living Faith.  Dr. Christian is a native of Atlanta, Georgia.  He was called at an early age to minister the Gospel of Jesus Christ.  He studied and served for many years under the leadership of Dr. Joseph Ripley (The Body of Christ Christian Church International, USA).


Dr. Christian went on to further his ministerial training under the direction of Dr. Mark T. Barkley, Supernatural Ministries Training Institute, where he graduated in June of 1996.  He continued his education and received his Doctorate degree from Grace Theological Seminary.  Dr. Christian is overseer to several local churches, and serves as mentor to an elite group of Pastors and leaders.


Pastor Samuel, as he is affectionately called at times, began his service as Pastor of The True Church of the Living Faith (T.T.C.O.T.L.F.) in July of 1995.  He co-pastors with his wife, Dr. Ruby Christian.  Celebrating more than 43 years of marriage, Drs. Samuel and Ruby Christian are parents to four children, and 12 grandchildren, and one adorable great-granddaughter.


The Vision for T.T.C.O.T.L.F. was established in 1995, after receiving direction from God.  He credits Grace and Mercy as the source of his perseverance and dedication.  Celebrating more than 18 years in ministry, Dr. Samuel continues to be a leading voice of influence, restoration and revival in the Kingdom of God today.


Dr. Ruby Christian is the wife of Dr. Samuel Christian, Senior Pastor of The True Church of the Living Faith (T.T.C.O.T.L.F.), where she serves as Co-Pastor.  Dr. Ruby was born in Roanoke, Alabama.  She was trained and served for many years under the leadership of the founder and former pastor of T.T.C.O.T.L.F., Pastor Juanita Wilson.


Dr. Christian went on to further her education at Grace Bible Collage and seminary, and received her Doctoral degree in Theology and Biblical Studies.  She received her degree in psychology from Kaplan University . Presently Dr. Ruby is enrolled in Liberty University working towards her degree in Marriage and Family Therapy.


Dr. Ruby has been married to Dr. Samuel Christian since July 20, 1970.  She is the mother of four remarkable children, twelve wonderful grandchildren, and one adorable great-grand-daughter.  Their children and grandchildren are all active members in the ministry.


Dr. Ruby received the call to minister early in life, and has been used mightily of God for many years.  Her passion is teaching God's people the practical application of the principles of God, as it relates to building and restoring the family union.  She has been instrumental in the restoration of many marriages.   Her purpose is to empower families to live prosperously in every area of life.


Through years of dedication and commitment to the ministry, many lives have been transformed and restored by the Power of God's Word.