Pastor Adam Richardson Sr.


Pastor Adam L. Richardson Sr. was born in Chicago, Illinois and was raised by his grandparents in Harvey, Louisiana. He attended the University of New Orleans and is a veteran who served in the military during the Vietnam conflict. Pastor Richardson married Mrs. Ava Richardson on December 26, 1975. To that union was born seven children; 5 girls and 2 boys. Pastor Richardson was licensed and ordained by Dr. Doyle Buddy Harrison of Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1985.Pastor Richardson has pastored the Christian Life Bible Church for 29 years. He is also the founder of the Men of Valor Elite Ministry known as M.O.V.E. In addition, he serves as a Pastor to Pastors.Pastor Richardson’s desire is to serve God’s people. His call, or area of specialty, is that of spiritual growth and development. His heart’s desire is to hear the Father say, “Well done thy good and faithful servant, well done.”

Pastor Ava Richardson

Pastor Ava

Pastor Ava Richardson was saved as a teenager at a neighborhood church, Pastored by her brother-in-law. She attended and served at that local body for 5 years as Sunday School Teacher, Choir Director, and cleanup woman. Later she joined her husband, Adam L. Richardson, Sr. who had begun a home bible study and together they began the Christian Life Bible Church a short time later. She and Pastor Adam have pastored the Christian Life Bible Church for over 20 years and Pastor Ava is also founder of the Women of Righteous Destiny (W.O.R.D.) Ministry. Ava also devoted her time to helping women in crisis pregnancies make God centered choices through a local community center, and now through the W.O.R.D. ministry continues that endeavor. Ava is also the mother of seven beautiful children and the grandmother of four.