The following ministry partners are central to the work and mission of Making Life Matter and the teaching ministry of Dr. Stanford. Dr. Stanford is honored by the privilege of having been a part in the founding or co-founding of this exceptional ministries. Take a moment to browse the selection of ministry projects and opportunities for hope, spiritual formation and a healthy life.
Mosaic is a counseling referral ministry of Christ UMC and a partnership ministry with Church Health for meeting the needs of those struggling with mental and behavioral health issues.
The NO Whispers Initiative is a ministry for those struggling with mental and behavioral health issues and for churches seeking to expand their reach and impact for those in need.
The Christ Academy is a teaching center for laity leadership and development. Courses are taught in four primary areas: Biblical and Theological Studies, Leadership, and Family Health Development.
Asbury-Memphis is an extension campus of Asbury Theological Seminary. Asbury-Memphis offers a full range of course options including routes for the M.Div. and D.Min. degrees. Asbury-Memphis also offers a stand alone Masters in Christian Ministry.