A reputation for high-quality teaching and research in Christian service and outreach.
A Word from our President, Dr. Lee Kizer:
CCI is a very special place where students discover the unique, Godly direction God has for them. The process of encouraging, equipping and empowering disciples for community missions remains our focus at Christ Central Institute. God has a wonderful call on your life. Let CCI be the college where our faculty, staff and fellow classmates partner with you to realize your purpose in life and bring hope to those who are in need. Please enjoy the video introduction to Christ Central Institute at the bottom of this page. – Dr. Lee Kizer
Welcome to Christ Central Institute College of Missions and Ministry
Founded in Fall of 2002, Christ Central Institute (CCI) is a successful and growing center of Christian higher education, missions training, and career arts training. CCI has established a reputation for high quality teaching and research in Christian service and outreach. Christ Central Institute is the educational division of its parent organization, Christ Central Ministries, Inc. The Wagener Campus is home to the College of Missions, Missions Training, and the Internship programs.
The Career Arts Institute offers classes in disciplines such as culinary arts, medical training, welding, and computer repair, as well as programs to obtain state certification in some disciplines. Most of these programs are offered at the ten acre Lexington campus. The heavy equipment classes are offered at the Wagener campus.
Students attend CCI’s College of Missions with fully scholarshipped room, board, and tuition, reside in beautifully-renovated homes and apartments in Wagener, South Carolina, and share meals together in the Community Missions Research Building and The Expressions Coffee Shop on campus. Classes offered through Christian volunteers and are fee-based classes designed to provide professional skills and state certifications for the student.
CCI places a great deal of emphasis on training for missions. Weekly Worship Service, are conducted by students and staff and the Missions Training classes, hosted at the Wagener campus, provides dynamic training to prepare for the Christian life and mission in serving communities through God’s love.
Our Mission Statement
CCI’s mission statement is “Enriching Communities Through Education.” A video describing the inspiring origins of Christ Central Institute is linked below. We welcome you to our website and wish you God’s blessings!