“Apologetics Press” – “scripturally sound and scientifically accurate materials in the field of Christian apologetics.”
“AWANA equips local volunteers in churches around the world with Biblical evangelism and discipleship solutions so that today’s children may become tomorrow’s Christian leaders, in every aspect of society and culture”; for kids age 2 through high school; offer Bible teaching, Scripture memorization, and fun games & events.
“Awana Lifeline” – “Children desperately need their fathers and mothers to lead and direct them. And Awana Lifeline is inspiring and equipping men, women, families, churches and communities to develop godly fathers and mothers regardless of their circumstances”; programs for prison inmates & their families include “Malachi Dads”, “Hannah’s Gift”, “Returning Hearts”, & the “Guardian Program”.
“Child Evangelism Fellowship” (CEF) – “Bible-centered organization composed of born-again believers whose purpose is to evangelize boys and girls with the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ and to establish (disciple) them in the Word of God and in a local church for Christian living”; offers “Good News Club” in public schools, “5-Day Club”, “CityKids*”, “Camp Good News“, “Military Children’s Ministry”, & “Youth Challenge”, & “Outreach Ministries” (events).
“Dare to Share” – training for teens and youth groups with a gospel mindset and for them to learn how to engage others with different worldviews.
“Fellowship of Christian Athletes” – Faith + Sport = FCA: “Unite your two passions, faith and athletics, to impact the world for Jesus Christ”.
“Harvest Crusade” – an annual event founded by Greg Laurie, pastor of Harvest Church; “large-scale evangelistic outreaches throughout the United States and in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. Harvest Crusades are designed for Christians to invite others to hear the life-changing gospel in a nonthreatening environment, and are held at the invitation of unified local churches wanting to impact their communities.”
“Jews for Jesus” – “Jewish people from different backgrounds who have all come to believe that Jesus is the Jewish Messiah. It is our passion to share this belief with our Jewish people around the world.”
“Ratio Christi Student Apologetics Alliance (Latin for ‘The Reason of Christ’)” – a global movement that equips university students and faculty to give historical, philosophical, and scientific reasons for following Jesus Christ”; offers articles, “Truth Matters”
radio show hosted by missionary & speaker, Tony Gurule, YouTube channel, & more.
“The 4 Points” (based in U.K.) – site with easy way to share the gospel; copyright law requires inclusion of their web address with use of any resources or graphics: the4points.com/uk (now in Japan too).
“The Gideon’s International” is an “association of Christian business and professional men and their wives dedicated to telling people about Jesus through associating together for service, sharing personal testimony, and by providing Bibles and New Testaments.”; known for Bibles in hotel rooms and pocket Bibles for students.
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“All for Jesus” is a ministry founded for the orphans of Swaziland – to provide care, share love of Jesus, and provide for needs (now expanded to the impoverished of Sri Lanka, India); founder, Jared Martin, and I were both members of the same mission team (see “Heart for Africa” below); he and his wife sold their home to start this ministry, and God has blessed their efforts.
“CareNet” – “Each year nearly one million babies die from abortion. It’s our duty as Christians to stand in the gap for these children and protect their right to life”; support for local pregnancy centers all over the U.S.
“Compassion International” – “child-advocacy ministry that pairs compassionate people with those who are suffering from poverty. The ministry releases children from spiritual, economic, social, and physical poverty. The goal is for each child to become a responsible and fulfilled adult”; child sponsorships available.
“CRU” – college campus ministry focused on “winning people to faith in Jesus Christ, building them in their faith and sending them to win and build others and helping the body of Christ to do evangelism and discipleship through a variety of creative ways”.
“Heart for Africa” (was previously “Dream for Africa” founded by Bruce Wilkinson – begun to plant backyard gardens for every family in Swaziland, Africa); I was privileged to be part of a 2005 team and am still in touch with the pastor there; now offers “Project Caanan Academy” and “El Rofi Medical Center”.
“Salvation Army” – “mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination”.
“Samaritan’s Purse” – “For more than 40 years, Samaritan’s Purse has shared the eternal hope and peace found only in Jesus with men, women, and children who are victims of war, poverty, disaster, disease, and famine”; also provide Christmas boxes for kids around the world through “Operation Christmas Child”.
“Show Hope” – to “break down barriers between waiting children and loving families in four primary ways”: adoption aid, care centers, pre+post adoption support, & student initiatives; founders, Steven Curtis & Beth Chapman; see article by Dan Coley, “What is TBRI?”, based on
“Trust-Based Relational InterventionⓇ” at the “Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development“ of “Texas Christian University” (TCU).
“Voice of the Martyrs” – “Serving persecuted Christians through practical and spiritual assistance, and leading other members of the Body of Christ into fellowship with them”; founder was Pastor Richard Wurmbrand, whose story is told in the film, “Tortured for Christ” (trailer); free monthly newsletter.