The vision of Crossroads For Life Ministries is to recapture the lost by teaching the powerful message of Jesus Christ. To give hope to a hopeless world, by demonstrating through word and deed the love and power of God. To teach the anointed Word of God in a practical manner that whosoever hears it may easily apply it to their lives. Ultimately, experience deliverance from Satan's devices.
This ministry will seek to give direction through the Word of God in order for people to understand the importance of making decisions in line with the will of God. Empowering the children of God to have good success in their life, family, community, and world. Crossroads for Life Ministries is a source of restoration "putting people's lives back on track!"
Our motto is taken from Deuteronomy 30:19, "I have set before you life and death, blessings and cursing: therefore choose life that both thou and thy seed may live." Remember to choose life!
Because God is establishing His Kingdom, thereby leading His people to experience His marvelous grace.
We, the members of Crossroads for Life Ministries, hereby covenant together for the purpose of preaching and teaching the Gospel of the Kingdom, helping individuals discover and fulfill their destinies, developing and strengthening families and households,and building a community of believers committed to serving the purpose of the Lord Jesus Christ in the metropolitan Atlanta area.
- We will organize a local church dedicated to honoring the Lord Jesus Christ through worship, word, and witness.
- We will encourage individuals to develop themselves into the full measure of the stature of the Lord Jesus Christ., and to discover and fulfill their God given destiny on this Earth.
- We will strengthen families and homes by encouraging marriage and family relationships, household industry, and godly heritage.
- We will reach out to the hurting and downtrodden with visible and unmistakable expressions of God's grace and bring them to a knowledge of God's love for them.
- We will reach for the unreachable, love the unlovely, and feed the forgotten.
- Statement of Beliefs
Crossroads for Life Ministries, Inc. (CFLM) is located in Douglasville, GA under the direction of, founder, Pastor Edwin E Ford. (CFLM) is a Full-Gospel, Non-denominational, Christ-centered ministry. We were born out of a revelatory word spoken by the Holy Spirit of God to our Pastor, to aid Him in "putting people's lives back on track."
ABOUT DR. FORD
A strong heritage of family faith in Jesus Christ and a personal desire to pursue the plan that God designed for him, set the foundation for a journey through life that would bring Pastor Edwin E. Ford, Sr. to the place in which God has him today, Founding Pastor of Crossroads for Life Ministries (CFLM) since 1994.Committed to the full Gospel of Jesus Christ, Pastor Ford leads this Christ-centered, Non-denominational ministry with a powerful apostolic anointing of the Holy Spirit.
With fervor and at God’s direction, Pastor Ford left the security of family and the familiarity of South Georgia to pursue the Word-based training that God had in store for him in Metro Atlanta.His wife, Elect-Lady Tracy Ford continuously serves as a pillar in the ministry of CFLM and as “Chief Supporter” of Pastor Ford by standing alongside her husband in faithful service, dedicated prayer and unwavering love.Their four children, Beyunka, Edwin Jr., Heaven and Emani faithfully serve in ministry as a family and continue to grow in the faith of Jesus Christ.
God aggressively prepared Pastor Ford for the Call of God on his life by placing him in a ministry that propelled him to growth in God and broadened his view of ministry possibilities through Christ.Although still pursing a secular career in Law Enforcement with the Georgia Department of Corrections after graduating from Savannah State University, God’s plan was evident for Pastor Ford.After fifteen years of exemplary service, Pastor Ford adhered to the voice of God and retired in order to pursue the call of God full time.The synergy of his career in corrections and the facets of ministry can only be defined as uniquely and Godly intertwined.
Pastor Ford leads the ministry of Crossroads For Life which is centered on the Church foremost, but has evolved Vision 21 Concepts, Inc., which serves as a lifeline for homeless men, ex-offenders, at-risk youth, the underemployed and entrepreneur men and women.As part of the mission to put people’s lives back on track, Pastor Ford leads the ministry mandates through programs that have proven track records of success in moving clients into self-sufficiency, job readiness and emotional stability.The recognition as Metro Atlanta’s Douglas County 2001 Citizen of the Year attests to the substantial impact Pastor Ford has in the community.
Pastor Ford, his wife Lady Tracy and the family of Crossroads for Life Ministries have embarked on an exciting, challenging, yet God ordained journey.Every manifestation and every victory is undeniably, the favor of God and the result of making the Godly decision at the crossroad to “Choose Life.”
Pastor & Founder Rev. Dr. Edwin E. Ford
Administrator of Auxiliary Services/
Chief Financial Officer Elect Lady Tracy M. Ford
of Support Services Rhonda R. McGhee
Administrator of Special Services/
Pastor's Office Faye Lattimore
Head Armor Bearer/ Building Services Ronald D. McGhee