TriLife Ministries visionary
TriLife Ministries is blessed to have a sound leader who is truly dedicated to Christ and accomplishing His will not only for his life, but for the lives of many others. "Come, let's trilife together." The following is a brief bio of our Pastor and his qualifications for ministry.
Pastor Courtney Short
Pastor Courtney Short was appointed to serve as TriLife Ministries Senior Pastor June 18, 2020. In 2017 Pastor served as Youth Coordinator and in 2018 for a short time as an Associate Minister of Baptist Grove Church in Raleigh, North Carolina, under the direction of Dr. Akinbinu. From 2011 to 2014, Pastor Short served as an Elder at The Potter's House Church of God In Christ in Columbus, Ohio under Pastor Tim Oldfield. Pastor Short answered "the call to ministry" under the leadership of Apostle Broomfield, Senior Pastor at Power & Glory Ministries, Columbus, Ohio in 2008.
Pastor Short is a strong teacher who believes in authentic leadership and family development. "You can never lead someone somewhere you have never been" is something Pastor Short believes. Pastor Short has a burning desire to lead a minstry like TriLife Ministries where biblical views are embraced and encouraged with Believers who care about the needs of those around them and who want to impact a hurting world through the love of Jesus Christ. Pastor Short takes teaching the Word of God very seriously, spending quality time with the Word. He believes that no one individual has all the right answers to life, he firmly believes "it's alway's better together." He believes in being a pupil of his own teachings and revelational knowledge provided through the Holy Spirit.
Pastor Short is persuaded when we find God, we will find ourselves. We will also discover that God isn't religious, He is relational.
"When you seek me, you shall find me, when you have searched for me with all of your heart." Jeremiah 29:13
Pastor Short completed his B.A. in Business Management and Christian Leadership from Ohio Christian Univerisity. He received his M.A. from Grand Canyon University in Pastoral Care and Christian Counseling. Pastor Short is a Certified Master & Professional Life Coach, Certified Pre-Marital Counselor, Certified Drug & Alcohol Abuse Counselor and Certified Faith Based Counselor. Pastor Short is currently seeking his Doctorate of Ministry at Trinity College of the Bible and Theological Seminary.
Pastor Short is an author of four books: "The Line Drawn In The Sand," "God Said W.A.I.T.," "That's Unbelievable," and "Some Assembly Required, Batteries Not Included, 14 Keys To A Successful Relationship WIth Your Spouse." To God be the glory for the things He has done!
Pastor Short believes teamwork makes God's dream work. When we manager God's affairs with man, God will manage all of our affairs. Pastor Short is a business owner who enjoys writing, basketball, football, chess, golf, laughing and being with his family. Pastor Short is happily married for 19 years to his wife, First Lady Nicole Short. They have four children: Cortisha, Cierra, Elijah and Michael.