God called Apostle Talman L. Dean Sr. into ministry on November 17, 1991, which he has faithfully and diligently made his call and election sure. In November 2005, God spoke to him concerning pastoral-ship. Transforming Lives Christian Center was established on April 1, 2006. Apostle Talman L. Dean was ordained by his overseer, Apostle Lorenzo Irving, of Life Center of Deliverance on April 30, 2006.

Apostle Dean has an Apostolic, Prophetic, and Teaching grace on his life, equipping the saints for the work of the ministry, building the body of Christ, and bringing them into maturity to impact the Kingdom of God. He is gracious to teach the body of Christ how to live by the Word of God so that their lives will be changed.

Apostle Dean has an apostolic and prophetic grace that builds up five-fold leaders to fulfill their calling; to walk in honesty, integrity, truth, and sincerity.