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.
Demand Excellence, Never Negotiate!!!
Alfred Craig Jr
Pastor/ Executive Administrator