Christ the Rock Ministries
Our motto is "A place to be loved". We believe that the kingdom of God is best demonstrated in changed lives leading to changed relationships in our homes, work places, schools, work and public places.
Vision & Brief History
Christ the Rock Ministries was founded in 2001 by Pastors David and Sandra French. They had a vision of leading a diversified church with community involvement. Christ the Rock Ministries is a member of the Evangelical Alliance and has established a Theological Seminary and supports an orphanage in Asia.
Our Senior Pastor David French is anointed by God to build a multicultural community where the power of God is evident. He preaches solid biblical truth with conviction, revelation and a sense of humour. He understands the real world and so he communicates in ways that have practical application.
Pastor David has ministered internationally in Argentina, Denmark, India, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Nigeria, Poland, and the USA. His earlier career background is in international banking, finance, and commodity trading.
Pastor Sandra French is a trained counsellor and works part time in the areas of mental health, relationship counselling and is also a qualified life coach. She is a gifted teacher and preacher and has ministered widely in conferences and conventions. Sandra and David have been married for 28 years and they have 3 children who all live locally.
Our Deaconess Deon Thompson is an accountant in the city and also serves as our treasurer whilst making delicious cakes for Soul Refresh Cafe. She is also a gifted preacher and teacher of the word.
Our board comprises our 2 pastors, the Treasurer, and 2 external trustees. These trustees are Apostle A T B Williams founder and senior leader of Christ Faith Tabernacle and Senior Pastor David Brown of Living Waters Christian Centre, each with their main churches within 5 miles of CTRM in Lee Green and with international ministries.
Membership of the Ministries is subject to the Constitution and its by-laws. All practicing Christians are eligible to apply so long as they are in agreement with the Doctrine and teachings of the Ministries. Generally membership will not be granted to anyone who has not been in regular attendance as weekly meetings for some months, and membership is subject to the approval of the Senior Pastor following application and interview.
Financial Reports and Accounts
The annual church report and accounts are publicly available for viewing and download at the website of the Charity Commission for England and Wales. The Charity number of Christ the Rock Ministries is 1101041. To access these please copy and paste this link into your web browser: