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Leadership Team: Our leadership team recognizes the authority of God, and realizes that we are shepherds who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. We desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. Our passion and goal is to equip the believers for the work of the ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ.

Pastor Vincent M. Leslie

Pastor Vincent M. Leslie is a native of Huntsville Alabama. A man that God truly has commissioned and ordained to assure that the Gospel of Jesus Christ is disseminated to all mankind. 

As a child he was reared in the church where he was given a strong foundation that at a young age would become a springboard into ministry. 

Also as a young vibrant Saxophonist, Vincent played Gospel Music in many platforms as opening acts for events and national recording artist with a noticed gift through music. 

In 1999 he answered the call of God on his life and was licensed as a Minister at the Greater Hope Tabernacle Church in Huntsville, Alabama. While serving, he was placed in the position of Armor Bearer as he began traveling across the country as an adjutant and servant. It was during this season that he learned what true servitude was and what real Ministry was meant to be “to meet the needs of the people”. 

In 2001 he was ordained as an Elder which taught him church operations and the balance that was necessary to grow and sustain a healthy ministry.

In 2003 God elevated him to the Pastorate where he faithfully served as the Pastor at Greater Hope Tabernacle Church in Lawrenceville, Ga.

In 2010 he was Ordained as Bishop where his wisdom and leadership is valued by many.

In 2012 Bishop Leslie founded Abundant Life Ministries in Duluth, Georgia with the vision given through the passage of scripture John 10:10 that envokes the ultimate ministry goal is to “Become relevant and effective in the lives of God’s people” with a church motto of: “Real people, with Real issues,looking for Real answers”.

In 2014 April 6th Bishop Leslie obeyed ths voice of God and transitioned from a sat night bible study to a full functioning church. Three years later Abundant Life Worship Center is impacting the metro atlanta area in a major way and advancing the Kingdom of God at all cost.

Bishop Leslie has been given a Rhema word that will bring healing, deliverance and restoration to your life to not only encourage but to equip, empower, and establish you in the Kingdom of God by the power of the Holy Ghost. 

Serving faithfully by his side is his lovely wife Evangelist Ardys Leslie whom together they are also the proud parents of four beautiful daughters.


Evangelist Ardys Leslie

Ardys Leslie is a native of Los Angeles California. She is a mother a Wife, Master cosmetologist, salon owner and Beauty Coach. However this is only a small part of the work that Ardys does. Prior to giving her life to Christ Ardys was raised a Jehovah’s Witness and was sold out to that religion until she answered the call to give her life to Christ.

Since then her heart has been dedicated to helping others who have been a part of religion that have kept them bound. She has a deep passion for hurting people especially in the area of women. She strives to help women know their worth and value. She leads a ministry called “Women of Worth and Worship.  Teaching women to be Free and and to become all that God called them to be. Her mission is to win lost souls to Christ. She has an annual retreat for women that is helping women of all ages. Her Motto for her Retreat is “Free 2 be authentically me”.

Ardys Leslie is married to Bishop Vincent Leslie Pastor and founder of Abundant Life Worship center of Duluth Ga. She serves alongside her husband as a minister and, First Lady. She has 2 beautiful daughters, and 2 beautiful step daughters. She is completely yielded to the Holy Spirit and sold out to Christ. You are sure to be blessed by this ministry gift as she ministers the Word of God with power.