About Our Leaders

    Dr. Buddy Crum
Dr. Buddy is passionate regarding the wisdom and truths of God. He eloquently lays a foundation in the Word while ministering with an apostolic and prophetic zeal. With love and compassion, he ministers to see people challenged and transformed to fulfill their potential and destiny.
Dr. Buddy holds unique insights and strategies into church and business, seeing the two married to fulfill God's Kingdom principles today. He brings a diverse and rich background in administration, finance and spiritual truths to any church, corporation or conference to which he ministers or consults. He is active in ministering prophetically and enjoys the laying on of hands to impart God's gifts for your church, business or city.
Dr. Buddy serves as Co-Pastor of Life Center Ministries, along with his wife, Dr. Mary Crum. He is ordained through Christian International (CI) Ministries and actively serves as an Executive Board Member with Christian International Business Network and Christian International Board of Governors under Bishop Bill Hamon. He has authored several books: Spiritual Principles of Money, Pressing on With Joy, Turning Your Regrets Into Remembrances, and Future is Now - Breaking the Status Quo and several other publications that are used by similar churches.
Dr. Buddy received his degree of Master of Arts in Biblical Studies from Christian International and earned his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Biblical Economics from Logos College and School of Theology.

Dr. Mary Crum

Dr. Mary Crum is a Prophet called and anointed to equip, activate and raise up the saints in preparation for the imminent Saints movement in the Body of Christ. Dr. Mary is the Founder of Life Center Ministries, Inc. and together with her husband, Dr. Buddy Crum they serve as the Senior Apostolic Covering for the Life Center Church and Ministries. She founded the Life Center Schools for Prophetic Training, authored the widely acclaimed "Teams Manual".


God has given Dr. Mary a dynamic and unique anointing to release a timely prophetic/apostolic word over leaders, churches, conferences, cities, regions and nations. Dr Mary's gifting transcends cultural, ethnic and gender barriers enabling her to minister with authority and power, demonstrate miracles and break down strongholds to release others into new levels of their call and destiny. Ministering nationally and internationally, Dr. Mary's prophetic ministry has literally impacted thousands around the globe.


Dr. Mary's call is to "reproduce reproducers who reproduce reproducers". She is internationally recognized as anointed to activate the saints into their spiritual gifts and callings and to raise up ministry teams. Although based in Atlanta, Georgia, she has trained and mentored thousands of ministers and ministry teams throughout the nation and the world. Many ministers and ministry teams raised up under her mentoring and training are now mentoring and training others, reproducing what they have learned, and are traveling throughout the world ministering and training the Body of Christ.

Dr. Mary's passion is for you to have the opportunity to be challenged to discover your spiritual gifts, have them activated and fully functioning effectively with wisdom, maturity and demonstration as you fulfill your purpose and destiny for the advancement of God's Kingdom.



Dr. Mary and Dr. Buddy Crum met at the University of Georgia and have been happily married since 1959. Both received their ministerial education and ordination through Christian International. They have two married sons, Paul and Wildes Crum, and five magnificent grandchildren. Dr. Mary and Dr. Buddy currently reside in Cumming, Georgia.


Dr. Mary Crum received her Doctorate of Religious Philosophy (Pastoral Theology) from Logos College and School of Theology. She is actively involved with Christian International, serving on its Board of Governors, the Board of Directors, and as a Member of Christian International Network of Prophetic Ministries and Churches.

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10:30am - Sunday Worship Service

Fridays: 7:30pm - Life Source Service

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Atlanta, Georgia 30338

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