Dr. Simon Presland loves to challenge, inspire, and help people fulfill God’s design and plan for their lives. He has a passion for discipleship and helping others apply biblical principles for a closer walk with Jesus Christ. At times, we all need help in our personal and/or professional lives, and relationships; Simon enjoys helping pastors and their families, as well as individuals find their “breakthrough.” Changes in personal belief systems and perspectives can lead to life-changing decisions and actions. Simon has seen this truth play out in countless lives, and there is no greater joy than seeing people change for the better and live out their purpose-filled destiny.

With a Doctorate in Religious Studies and a Master’s in Christian Counseling, Simon has been an associate pastor at Evangel Christian Church, Roseville Michigan, for the past 12 years. As a biblical counselor, he is the Dean of and an instructor at Christian Counseling Institute, a licensed and accredited school in the state of Michigan. He is also the co-founder of and instructor for AIM HIGHER Professional Life Coach Certification, an ICF ASCTH approved life coach training program. A CPC, ACC credentialed life coach, he has more than 10 years of experience in the coaching industry, and 15 years as a pastoral counselor.


It has been my joy and privilege to know and work with Christine and Rick Kelley. Watching them work with the upmost confidentiality in their ministry while helping those who are hurting is refreshing. Their love for people and dedication to our Lord is clearly shown in their desire, and in all they strive to accomplish. Throughout the years of knowing and working with them, I have always found them to be humble, helpful, and willing to pray. I know that you will find the same in them and in Living In His Image Ministry. Pastor Joel A Smith, Summerville, Georgia







It is my privilege to know Christine and Rick Kelley and to engage them in our church as well as some special events. From the moment I met them, I knew this couple was truly good people who are honorable, steadfast, and obedient to all God has called them to accomplish. We have spoken on many occasions in regards to Living in His Image, and I can see their compassion and drive to assist pastors and their families in their everyday struggles in life. I look forward to participating in this ministry.  The need for this ministry is incredible, and I know Christine and Rick put their heart and soul into it. I highly recommend this vital and extremely important ministry. Justin Adams, Pastor at NEW LIFE Praise Center, Georgia 






I have known Christine and Rick Kelley for many years, they are truly inspirational and caring people. They are the type of couple that God has chosen to shine through them. Many times I have experienced the kindness and compassion that they showed for others. It is rare to find such wonderful people who are willing to reach out and be totally committed to helping others. They lead by example, give all their time and energy through their strong faith.  I know that many will benefit from their ministry.  Ken Rooks, Former Ambassador. of The Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce. Retired Navy, Vietnam Veteran. Michigan.


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