Apostle Christopher G. Lesley Senior was born in Boston Massachusetts to the late Joseph D. Lesley Sr and Missionary Viola Lesley. Apostle Lesley was educated in the Boston Public School system and then attended college at Roxbury Community College. As a child, Missionary Viola Lesley made sure her son would be in church with no excuses. Born and raised in Apostolic at the Prayer Tower Apostolic Church under The Late Elder John Payton, then later the late Pastor Pearl M. Bobbitt. However, it was under the leadership of Elder George H. Williams at the Universal Church of God in Christ, when Apostle excepted his call to ministry and was licensed as a minister, later an Elder. Apostle has labored for God all his life in many different capacities, while in college Campus Ministries President, then minister of music, youth dept president, men’s dept president, and assistant pastor.
After much prayer and fasting on October 22, 2011, Apostle Lesley, then Elder Lesley birthed the Citadel of Love Worship Center “ A place of Renewal And Restoration ” God gave Apostle a vision of a church for all people to have access to God love. Come broken, hurt, leave healed and strengthened.
In November 2014 Apostle Lesley was Affirmed under The Joint College of Apostolic Order
On September 24, 2016, Apostle Lesley was joined in Holy Matrimony to Lady Diana Lesley and share nine children and two grandchildren.
As the Lord gives new direction, on July 24, 2020, Apostle Lesley and Lady Diana Renewed their vows in Quincy, Massachusetts.
On July 25, 2020 Apostle Lesley was Reaffirmed Under the Leadership of Chief Apostle Dr. David Resto Jr Presiding Prelate Kingdom Life International Churches Worldwide, and continues to do the work of the Lord
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