Global Mission Brochure

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CHURCH PLANTING

CHRIST’S METHOD

UNREACHED PEOPLE

Global-Mission.org YOU ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE BY: Starting Urban Centers of Influence Equipping frontline workers to plant new groups of believers Sharing incredible stories of God’s global movement


DID YOU KNOW?

40%

More than have never heard the gospel

AFGHANISTAN

Adventists

THE URBAN CHALLENGE

2030

Nearly

4 BILLION people now live in towns and cities.

By 2030, this number will swell to that’s

60 PERCENT

5 BILLION

of the projected world population!

IN NORTH AMERICA

77%

of Hindus

64%

of Buddhists

32%

of Muslims

don’t personally know a Christian.

YOU CAN HELP START NEW GROUPS OF BELIEVERS IN UNREACHED COMMUNITIES IN NORTH AMERICA AND AROUND THE WORLD. HERE’S HOW:


URBAN CENTERS OF INFLUENCE GOAL: PLANT NEW GROUPS OF BELIEVERS IN CITIES OF 1 MILLION+ PEOPLE

Matias Vigil, manager of an Urban Center of Influence in the city of Montevideo, Uruguay, places a high value on developing relationships. You can often see him praying with someone or simply lending a listening ear.

Happy Hand, an Urban Center of Influence in Copenhagen, Denmark, provides many services and activities for the community such as free concerts, tutoring for schoolchildren, and workshops on bullying, self-worth, depression, and anxiety.

THESE URBAN CENTERS OF INFLUENCE ARE SUCCEEDING BECAUSE MEMBERS LIKE YOU ARE GETTING INVOLVED BY ACTIVELY SUPPORTING GLOBAL MISSION.

More than 100 years ago, Ellen White championed a model for urban outreach that she called centers of influence: small platforms for launching Christ’s method of ministry and connecting to city communities. Today Global Mission has helped establish nearly 50 Urban Centers of Influence (UCIs) around the world to minister to people’s physical and spiritual needs, lead people to Jesus, and plant new groups of believers. These UCIs include: Assimilation centers to help refugees adjust to a new culture, Cafés, juice bars, and cooking classes to serve health-conscious urbanites and share the health message After-school childcare to assist working parents Secondhand shops to aid budget-conscious city-dwellers


GLOBAL MISSION PIONEERS GOAL: PLANT NEW GROUPS OF BELIEVERS AMONG UNREACHED PEOPLE GROUPS LIVING IN THE 10/40 WINDOW.

Kamala is a Global Mission Pioneer who is gladly sacrificing her time and energy by starting a new group of believers in an unreached neighborhood in New Delhi, India.

Thanks to generous donors, Global Mission supports thousands of local people in starting new groups of believers among people groups where there is no Adventist presence. These frontline missionaries, called Global Mission pioneers, move into a community, build relationships, meet needs, and eventually disciple new groups of believers. Pioneers follow what Ellen White called Christ’s method: sharing the good news of Jesus through wholistic ministry such as providing medical care, teaching agricultural skills, offering literacy programs, holding evangelistic meetings, and giving Bible studies.

Partner with us to send a Global Mission pioneer to unreached people by funding training, Bibles, transportation, literature, basic medical and agricultural kits, picture rolls, and other resources.


“Global Mission is a spiritual and mission catalyst that allows the Holy Spirit to use people and plans to open new, exciting evangelistic work in unentered or little entered areas around the world! What a blessing is it through God’s power!” —Elder Ted N. C. Wilson, President

“Thank you for sharing our commitment to starting new groups of believers among people who don’t yet know Jesus. Your support is greatly appreciated!” —Gary Krause, Director

YOU CAN EXPERIENCE the adventures and challenges that Global Mission pioneers live day-by-day on the frontiers of mission by reading our Frontline and Picture Story magazines for free.* Visit Global-Mission.org/ sign-up. When you sign up you will also receive Mission 360˚ magazine* for free! * Available online. Print version is only available in North America

WATCH

mission stories in action by enjoying Mission 360° TV. Available at m360.tv or on HOPE Channel and 3ABN.

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THE UNREACHED NEED YOUR HELP Please partner with us in reaching the millions in cities across the globe who are still waiting to hear about Jesus. Every dollar you give will go directly to frontline mission work.

You can make a difference… Make a secure donation at Global-Mission.org/Giving

IN THE UNITED STATES: Send your check to: Global Mission, General Conference 12501 Old Columbia Pike Silver Spring, MD 20904-6601 CALL 1-800-648-5824

IN CANADA: Send your check to: Global Mission, SDA Church in Canada 1148 King Street East Oshawa, ON L1H 1H8 CALL 1-800-263-7868 ext. 2084