Are you ready to embark on a transformative 8-month journey that will push your limits and unleash the warrior within you? This course is designed to empower and equip you with the strength, courage and purpose to become the man that God intended.
The Warrior Within course is not for the faint of heart. It is for men who dare to confront their fears, battle against complacency and ignite change in their lives. Through a series of immersive sessions, held monthly on a Saturday morning, we will delve deep into the Eight Characteristics and the Five Focal Pillars of a Warrior.
As you progress through this course, you will be challenged to step outside your comfort zone, confront your weaknesses and embrace the potential within you. Our instructors will guide you through a series of thought-provoking exercises, practical strategies and engaging discussions, all tailored to help you unlock your full potential.Register Now
Dr. David Ireland is founder and lead pastor of Christ Church, a 10,000-member multisite congregation in North Jersey representing over 70 nationalities. Former diversity consultant to the National Basketball Association, Dr. Ireland has led chapel services for the New York Giants, New York Jets, and at the U.S. Pentagon. Dr. Ireland is the author of over 25 books including Raising a Child Who Prays and One in Christ.
The Rev. Ireland holds graduate degrees in engineering, theology, organizational leadership, and social innovation having completed post-doctoral work at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Cambridge in England. He and his wife, Dr. Marlinda Ireland, have been married since 1984 and have two adult daughters and a son-in-law.
Jack Redmond, M.Div., M.Ed. has served in many roles, including educator, business owner, author, pastor and minister for the past 28 years. His heart is to help people grow, heal and to develop into strong followers of Christ and leaders within their families and communities.
Currently he serves as the CC Global Missions and Christ Church Online Director. His most recent and 11th book is entitled God’s Team, which focuses on mobilizing people to do ministry in everyday life. He has trained leaders locally, regionally and internationally in India, Uganda and Central America.
He has worked extensively with men both within the local church but also in conjunction with Legacy Minded Men, which has had more than 100,000 downloads of the Transformed App created from the book and discipleship manual based on the Transformed book he co-authored.
Malik Carey is the Founder and CEO of the Family Healing Center in Livingston, New Jersey. He is dedicated to enhancing the well-being of individuals and families. With a strong passion for wellness, he provides top-notch healthcare services, aiming to help families achieve and maintain optimal mental and emotional health through various counseling methods. Malik is also a personal coach to entrepreneurs and athletes at all levels.
He holds a master's in organizational leadership from Nyack College and a bachelor's in religious studies from Seton Hall University. Previously, he served as C.O.O. and Vice President of The K.I.N.G. Movement, a national men’s ministry founded by Chris Broussard.
Malik's involvement extends to volunteering in New Jersey, serving on multiple boards, and acting as a Deacon at Christ Church. He engages in missionary work in Nicaragua, empowering communities. Malik is also the author of "In My Father’s Shoes" and a speaker. In his free time, he enjoys basketball, golf, and traveling with his wife Deidra and children.
A versatile leader with a rich entrepreneurial history, Ray Velez began his career on Wall Street by founding a trading firm specializing in equities, options, and derivatives. Under his leadership, the organization managed more than $35 million in assets. Currently, as the Chief Operating Officer of Christ Church, Ray has the privilege of serving a congregation of over 10,000 members across multiple locations, with a team of more than 90 employees. Additionally, he is the President & Founder of an Orlando-area service business, a role he has held for over 20 years.
Ray's commitment extends beyond his professional roles. Formerly serving as the Men's Ministry Department Head, he is committed to seeing men empowered to assume leadership roles in their homes, communities, and families. Ray loves to coach soccer and serves as an elected official on the Board of Education. Happily married to Brenda for 22 years, he is the proud father of three children: Ethan (16), Evan (13), and Ella (8).
*Our February session will meet on the 1st Saturday (not Feb. 10)
**Special commissioning on Father’s Day