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Our History

Now located in the rolling hills of southern Alabama, Canaan Land ministries was founded in 1981, by Mac and Sandra Gober. They, along with their dedicated staff, have seen God work the miracle of salvation, grace, and changed lives into thousands of families all over North America and various parts of the globe. CLM is designed especially for men 18 years of age and older, who have struggled with some type of life controlling issue. Many, having tried various types of “rehab” or counseling without success, actually need what only a place like Canaan Land can provide.

CLM began when Bro Mac Gober brought one young man home who was needing help. Others in need of help soon followed, including one older biker who showed up on Sandra Gober’s doorstep while her husband Mac was away. This led to a ministry that has spanned 40 years, ministry centers on 3 continents, in 4 countries, and has either opened or inspired centers in 4 states within the continental USA.

Bro. Mac went to be with the Lord in May, 2014. From that time until now, Pastor Sandra Gober and Caleb, their eldest son, continue to carry the vision of seeing men walk into freedom. Since the beginning, CLM has helped thousands heal broken lives and mend torn families.

With a focus on developing mature men, CLM utilizes Bible study, prayer, counseling, and daily work assignments to “produce a strong follower of Jesus, who is able to stand on their own and attack the kingdom of darkness”. Throughout the course of this one-year Bible Training Center, students will learn the knowledge and relational skills necessary to rebuild broken lives and pursue the life God designed for them.

As students begin to understand that God is truly FOR them and not out “to get” them, they begin to “move from the milk to the meat of the Word”. Many students, having tried everything else without finding freedom, need what only a place like Canaan Land can provide.

Through structured learning and diligent oversight from a caring staff, the students lovingly receive “Direction with Affection”. With the help of partnerships with churches, businesses, and individuals like you, CLM has been able to provide this one-year long Bible Training Course free of charge from its beginning.

As we look to the future, God has given us the mandate to have a Canaan Land Bible Training Center in every state and territory of the USA. While we have had the privilege of seeing thousands of lives changed through the power of the Gospel, millions more are afflicted with life controlling issues. It is our vision from the Lord to see lives changed forever and with you.

“Together we carry the vision.”

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449 County Rd. 165, Autaugaville, AL 36003

(334) 365-2200


P.O. Box 310      Autaugaville, AL 36003

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