The training process of the school is under the direction of Ted J. Hanson, the founder and main teacher in the school. The teaching staff of Christ Life Training is made of seasoned fathers and mothers in the faith who bring a ‘life message’ for an impartation of grace to the students in the training process. The training process is also comprised of individuals who are a community core group of facilitators and disciples in the community process of Christ Life.

Christ Life Training Teachers: 

  • Ted J. Hanson, Henry Schmidt, Dr. Bob Nichols, Jonathan Hanson, Phil Russell, Carol Sweet, Aaron Hanson, Patrick Doyle, Jonathan Smith
  • Awake & Arise – Janet Robinson & Team
  • Group Facilitators & Teachers – Aaron Hanson, Jonathan Smith, Patrick Doyle
  • Prophetic Art & Design – Amani Hanson, Joanna Doyle
  • Banner & Dance – Alyssa Bergstrom (Smith)
  • Prophetic Facilitators – Ben Nichols, Jeremiah Jackson, Jonathan Smith
  • Worship teacher and facilitator – Rachael James
  • Social Media – Meg Reeve, Amani Hanson, Joanna Doyle
  • Kitchen Table – Patty Reed, Meg Reeve, Yesenia Abarca, Tracy Horne

Ted Hanson

Senior Instructor of
Christ Life Training

Ted has a father’s heart to see people released into their full inheritance. He ministers in many places as an apostolic builder and a prophetic speaker. His prophetic anointing is to expose the walls of the false and activate the pursuit of truth. He has an apostolic grace to bring New Covenant life and grace to barren places.
Ted holds an Associates of Biblical Studies, a Bachelors of Theology, and a Masters of Biblical Studies through Christian International


Bob Nichols

Issues of the Heart & Keys To Leadership

Dr. Bob Nichols has many years of experience in local church planting, local church development, pastoral mentoring, personal counseling and personal counseling development. He has a grace to resolve spiritual conflict and issues of the heart.
He holds several ministry degrees: Baylor University – BS Science; SBTS – Masters of Divinity;
Luther Rice – Doctorate of Ministry; Madison – Masters of Psychology, and a PHD in Psychology.

Janet Robinson

Awake & Arise

Whether counseling, teaching or ministering, Janet brings a wealth of experience to administering the power of God’s love and grace to every area of human brokenness. Her style is warm and personal, precise and powerful, and she loves applying God’s truth to individual’s life stories, guided by the Holy Spirit.


Henry Schmitt

New Covenant Ministry & The Father’s Heart

Henry has been a pastor, teacher, dean of spiritual training, and a global missionary. There is fruit of Henry’s ministry in many nations of the world. His passion is for the ‘two-winged’ church. This is a church empowered by the Word and the Spirit in the testimony of Christ.


Jonathan Hanson

Hearing God’s Voice


Aspects of

Leadership Training

Pastor Jonathan is the Senior Pastor of ALife Community Church. He has a heart to marry things ancient and new in the body of Christ. He has a strong prophetic pastoral grace. His heart is to see each person find their place of destiny in Christ.


Rachael James

School of Worship

Rachael is the worship director for ALife Community Church. She is a strong worship leader and works in developing worshippers and the worship team of ALife Community. Her passion for God and her connection with Holy Spirit
is inspirational.
Rachael is part of the leadership team of
Alife Community Church.