Born in Phoenix, Arizona to parents who influenced his life, with not only the letter of the Word of God, but the spirit of the Word. His father, with his mother by his side, is a pastor of I AM Ministries and Apostle of churches in the United States and abroad. Both his father and mother are also faithful leaders in the community. Because of their commitment to Jesus Christ and the work of the ministry, Pastor Al’s life has been directed into the pathway of righteousness, in which he stands committed and faithful today.
Pastor Al is a graduate of Broken Arrow High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He completed Beauty College in 1995, Business Management in 1999 with an Associate’s Degree, and in 2003 obtained another degree on accounting. He is a lifetime learner, and committed to excellence in all that he does and teaches.
Pastor Al has 5 children; 3 boys, and 2 girls. He has 6 grandchildren; 2 girls and 4 boys. The Queen of his heart, and love of his life – “his leading lady” is Lady Noel Craig. Pastor Al has been completed, and able to step into his divine call because of Noel walking beside him as he fulfills his God given assignments in life.
Pastor Al has been a basketball coach since 1993. He has been given the honor of fulfilling his vision of developing male and females into student athletes; and not simply basketball players. God has blessed him to raise up winner teams that have won numerous basketball state titles and awards. His philosophy is to educate first – train second – and expose last.
His God given plan and ever expanding vision is to Empower Families, and Communities with Finance, Culture Diversity, Faith, Infrastructure, and Leadership, equipping many to be fully able to do what God has called them to do.
Pastor Noel Yvette Craig
Born in Cleveland, Ohio. She is the daughter of George Platt and Carol Thompson. She attended Innerstate Beauty College in Cleveland, OHIO, and received a license in Beauty. She has an Associate degree in Paralegal studies and is currently working on her Bachelors. She is also an MTI Graduate. Noel met the love her Life her husband, Alfred Craig Jr, while Attending AZUSA. They were married in 2009. Noel assists her husband in many different areas of LIFE, Church Administration, Church Business, Preaching and Teach the Word of God, and will continue to be by his side assisting him in whatever God has called them Both to do.
Noel has a love for God’s Word and a desire for the Body of Christ to rise to their greatest potential through practical application of God’s Word in their everyday lives. Her goal is that she and her husband’s teachings will bring a clear understanding of biblical truths with an emphasis on walking in victory in every circumstance of life. She also aspires to be a godly role model for thousands of women as she also fulfills her role as a wife, mother, and grandmother.
Demand Excellence, Never Negotiate!!!
Pastor/ Executive Administrator