Dr. Chris

Dr. Christopher J. Hardy served as the Senior Pastor of International Covenant Ministries “Life Center”, located in Reynoldsburg, Ohio, for 10 years.  He is now Presiding Apostle/Bishop of International Covenant Life Network, International Covenant Connect ICC and Breaking Free Ministries in Plano, Texas. Dr. Chris, called as an Apostle/Prophet to the nations, has a God-given vision to Strengthen, Serve and Support the nations and to raise up effective leaders and “enlighten people through the teaching of the Scriptures, thus allowing the potential for total restoration of the saints through worship and living the abundant life that Christ promises.” Bringing total healing to the Body of Christ is his passion and mission.

apostle chrisDr. Chris received his theological training from the Sunbury Road Bible Institute, sponsored by Mount Hermon Missionary Baptist Church. Pastor Chris later transferred to Vision Christian Bible Seminary for a deeper teaching and moving of God’s Spirit in his life. There, he was filled with the Holy Spirit for his work ahead. Because he has given his life to the Lordship of Jesus Christ, he now ministers under the leading and anointing of the Holy Spirit.

Dr. Chris has ministered throughout the United States and abroad. God has sent him as an Ambassador to Fiji, Puerto Rico, St Lucia, Holland, South Africa, and Costa Rica with many others countries, territories and nations still to visit for the cause of Christ. Dr. Chris is also CEO/President of The Joshua Development Corporation of Central Ohio (JDC), which supports efforts to reinvest back into the community. He is an anointed pastor and teacher. You will find Dr. Chris’ teachings challenging for change and charged for commitment to the Word of God! He received his bishopric mantle in 1998. He received an honorary doctorate degree from the Friends International Christian University of Merced, California in 2016.

He is the author of Unlimited Possibilities: Accessing the Doors of Perpetual Blessings.

His testimony is this: “his past life is forgiven by Him…his new life is in Him…his calling is from Him…his message is about Him!It’s All About Him! It’s All About God!” International Covenant Ministries is ordained and covered by Rhema Christian Center in Columbus, Ohio with Apostle La Fayette Scales and Glory of Zion International at Global Spheres in Corinth, Texas with Apostle Chuck Pierce. Dr. Chris is married to Pamela Hardy. They have two daughters, Valencia Marie and Nicole Latrice, and two beautiful grandchildren.