AAI Community Advisory Board and Coalition of Ministerial Alliances
About the Community Advisory Board
The Community Advisory Board is made up of Christian ministers and ministry leaders who know what is needed to undergird the ministry of the church and to equip leaders for 21st century tasks. This group of people has over 150 years of collective experience with church, leadership and urban development that can speak to issues, needs, training and development in a relevant manner both now and for the future.
About the Director: Mr. Felix Gilbert
Felix Gilbert joined the faculty of Denver Seminary in 2013 as director of the African-American Initiative and assistant professor of pastoral ministries.
Mr. Gilbert is currently working on a DMin degree from Denver Seminary with an emphasis on leadership and preaching. He received his MDiv from Denver Seminary, and a BA from Colorado Christian University.
Mr. Gilbert served the Ogilvie Institute for preaching at Fuller Seminary as a Micah Group Facilitator from 2010 to 2013. He also developed and implemented a lay training program to equip leaders for effectiveness in ministry.
He also serves as the senior pastor of Restoration Christian Fellowship, a church he and his wife planted in 1999. He is also the founder of Restoration Christian Ministries, a community development corporation that serves the Aurora, Colorado community. He recently launched Restoration Christian Academy, a Christian school providing an alternative to secular education in the Aurora community.
Community Task Force
Dr. Verley Sangster
Dr. Ted Travis
Pastor William Golson
Coalition of Ministerial Alliances
This coalition includes groups that are involved with the African American Initiative.
Center for African-American Health