Christ Lit Tabernacle

Our History

Dr. David J. Frederick is the Founder and Pastor of Christ Lit Tabernacle (CLT Ministries) established on April 4, 2008, in Raleigh, NC. First Lady Dr. Shonte' Frederick is his lovely, beautiful wife of 12 years and they have three beautiful children: David Dashawn Frederick, the late Jermaine Brown, and Jade' Brown and four grandchildren.

Dr. Frederick studied Theology at Chowan College, Murfreesboro, NC, and Religion at Wake Technical Community College Raleigh, NC, and Financial Peace University. He continued his biblical studies of Leadership, Evangelism, Servanthood, and Community Service with Victory Faith Center; School of Prophets, Prophetic Cabinet, and Ministries of Helps with Tehillah Church Ministries; Theology, Apostolic Mandates, and Kingdom Classification with LIF Global Network.

In 1991, he was ordained, as an Elder by the leadership of Apostle Walter Barbour of Victory Faith Center of Goldsboro, NC, also in 2006 by way of Bishop Anthony W. Slater of Tehillah Church Ministries.

In addition to, joining Living In Favor (LIF) Global Network with Bishop Dennis Golphin in 2007, Dr. Frederick was under the reformation of Apostle H. Frank Hemby Sr. of The First Biblican Church of Deliverance in 2013.

CLT Ministries was birthed out of a bible study, Dr. Frederick started in Garner, NC in 2004. The cell groups would meet in each other's homes for bible study once a week. In April 2010-2013, Dr. Frederick moved Christ Lit Tabernacle to the YMCA of Raleigh, NC. He and his wife, Lady Shonte began to evangelize the city; subsequently, moving into a shared space at 916 Rock Quarry Road, Suite 111, Raleigh, NC in 2014.

After taking a sabbatical, Dr. Frederick relaunched CLT Ministries in July of 2017 at the Marsh Creek Community Center. It was here, Dr. Frederick began to focus on his vision for developing, enlighten, and empowering leaders to become pillars within the ministry and community.

More importantly, Dr. Frederick began to expound and collaborate with his leaders for the next move for the ministry. As a result of praying, fasting, and writing the vision [making it plain], God planted Christ Lit Tabernacle at 1140 Benson Road, Suite 220-A, Garner, NC in October 2018.

Throughout this process, CLT Outreach Ministry developed programs such as:

  • The Cool Off Event to feed the homeless during the summer as well as the winter
  • The "Oh Snap" Backpack Giveaway for students in Elementary School thru College
  • Public Assistance Benevolent Program
  • The Power of Prayer Group
  • CLT Love Café

Moreover, Dr. Frederick dedicated time as the Vice President of the C.O.U.S. program (a non-profit organization for at-risk youth), and Co-Founder of Frederick Services LLC.

Dr. Frederick is known as a MAN after GOD's own heart, who believes Jesus is Lord. He operates in the Office of a Prophet who is prolifically sound in doctrine as well as led by the Holy Spirit. He believes in the Church Government, Five-fold Ministry Gifts and the Gift of the Holy Spirit (Eph. 4:8-15; 1 Cor. 12) Pastor Frederick has a reputation for his revelatory approach to the Bible; moreover, his heart's desire is to fulfill the Will of God!