Spiritual Formation

Throughout the year, we have four eight-week terms, and four four-week terms that will offer you many great opportunities to connect with other growing believers and become equipped to discover and fulfill your God-given destiny.

Meet The Facilitators

Spiritual Formation

Kyle Atkins

Kyle Atkins and his wife, Katie, have been a part of the CLC community for nine years. Kyle has a passion for strengthening communities and helping others develop their gifts. The Atkins’ founded a non-profit in 2014 called Lead For One that works primarily with children and teenagers to teach them leadership principles through service activities, both locally and globally. In 2016, Katie and Kyle began fostering and became a temporary home for children in need of a place to stay until they can be safely reunited with their family. Kyle is currently a Realtor and entrepreneur. He enjoys helping investors build a foundation for their future.


Mike and Lori Fisk

Mike and Lori Fisk have been a part of the CLC family for over a decade. Mike has served in various capacities, including his most recent area of service as an Elder at CLC.  Professionally, Mike has worked in the software industry for the past 20 years as an engineer, product manager, and innovator. Lori has been the Early Childhood Pastor at CLC for 12 years.  She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Development and Education.  Married for 22 years, they have five beautiful children.


Rachel Collins

Rachel Collins is a mother, grandmother, author and passionate advocate for God's Word. For more than a decade, Rachel has used her God-given gifts to minister to hundreds of children as a children's minister, as well as lead chapel and Bible clubs in various schools.

Rachel lives and works in Springdale, AR.  She is blessed to have two of her daughters and their families living in the NWA area. However, a part of her heart resides in Kentucky where her oldest daughter and family live.

At church or on the job, Rachel's heart beats for the things of God and for today's women and the challenges they face. She mentors many women throughout the Northwest Arkansas community in an effort to help them find greater security in their identity in Christ, have more open communication with God, and never settle for less than all God has for them.


Reggie James

Reginald James is a 1997 graduate of the University of Arkansas with a B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics. He completed a M.S. in Education in 2004 from Bethel College in McKenzie, Tennessee. Reginald is a pianist and organist, and enjoys playing a wide variety of music from jazz and country to R&B, but his passion is church music. In 2007, he joined the Christian Life Cathedral staff in Fayetteville, AR as the Worship and Arts Pastor. During the last decade Reginald has been actively involved in music production, and has arranged, recorded and produced several projects for individuals all across the country. Reginald finds fulfillment in helping other churches and musicians achieve their ministry goals and visions. 


Stephen Ussery

Stephen Ussery moved to NWA in 2005 and has been attending Christian Life Cathedral since that time. He graduated from Christ for the Nations in Dallas, TX in 1980. He served on the board of Foundations International Ministries and taught Old Testament classes, which he loved doing. He has a heart for missions and has been to South Africa twice, as well as Canada and Mexico. He has 6 children and works at Springdale High School as the Technology Manager. He has been involved with Spark Jr. for 10 years and with the Celebrate Recovery Prayer Team. Stephen is known for having a passion for prayer.


Steve Dixon

Steve Dixon began his ministry in 1972 as an evangelist traveling extensively throughout the United States and many foreign countries conducting crusades. Steve is the founding pastor of Christian Life Cathedral in Fayetteville, Arkansas. CLC is a growing, thriving church body concerned with the hurts of our world. There is a philosophy and an attitude of ministry that the Dixons have that is most timely for this generation – a visible compassion for people and a positive message of restoration and hope for the hurting.