Leonard Albert, director of Lay Ministries for the Church of God, was selected for inclusion in this year’s Hall of Fame of the National Coalition of Men’s Ministries. Albert was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for Men’s Ministries Thursday, April 10 at the NCMM Conference in Nashville, Tenn.
This is the second honor for Albert received from NCMM. Previously he was awarded the "Ministry of the Year Award" for the conception of LifeBuilders men’s ministry program.
For thirty-four years Leonard Albert has been directing the ministry of laity in the Church of God and has become one of the evangelical church’s most respected leaders in the field of training and equipping. Leonard is a speaker, author, inspirational coach and a motivational presenter who specializes in helping people reach their full potential. He is a credible keynoter with the passion and power to inspire the heart, expand the mind and move people to action.
Albert has traveled to speak in all 50 states and extensively throughout Europe, Asia, the Caribbean and Africa. He is a frequent guest speaker and seminar leader for national and international church gatherings. His presentations are noted for his spiritual depth, knowledge of leadership principles, contagious enthusiasm and delightful humor.
A native of Maine, Leonard earned a degree in Biblical Education from Lee University, Cleveland, Tennessee, where he received the school’s highest recognition for a member of the graduating class, the F. J. Lee Award, and was voted to membership in Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities. He has served the school as a part time instructor in the Department of Religion.
During his over three decades of leadership, Leonard has guided the department of laity in expanding its outreach and has been particularly successful in developing LifeBuilders, a local church-based men’s ministry with over 2,400 chapters world-wide. Albert is the author of five books and manuals, including the popular Evangelism Breakthrough and LifeBuilders Essentials. Leonard and his wife Patricia and their daughter Renee´ reside in Cleveland, Tennessee.