2014 Ministry Partners

MyFight

MYFight

MyFight is a movement to abolish extreme poverty.  You buy t-shirts, we make loans, and together we empower families to escape the prison of poverty. We are business with a social bottom line–a social business.  Through this hybrid design we are bringing the power of business to the concerns of charity.  100% of our profit is used to further the Fight.

 

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LifeWay Films

Almost everyone loves movies. In fact, reports from the Motion Picture Association of America show that over 172 million people see at least one movie each year in a theater. We know that films also find their way into our homes via DVD, Blu-ray, and over an Internet connection. Because churches are on the front lines of life change in their communities, faith-based films provide an ideal and important ministry opportunity for the church. It is a powerful way to reach people, both believers and non-believers, with the greatest story every told—the gospel story of Jesus.

For more info, visit  http://www.lifeway.com/films

 

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Beta Upsilon Chi (BYX)

Welcome to Beta Upsilon Chi (BYX), the largest national Christian
Fraternity in the United States. Also known as Brothers Under Christ,
BYX exists for the purpose of establishing brotherhood and unity among
college men based on the common bond of Jesus Christ. For more info, visit www.betaupsilonchi.org

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Xorbee (BookStore)

The biggest, comfiest chairs around. For more info, visit http://www.xorbee-xperience.com/

 

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Digitize My Message

We don’t consider you as a ministry client. We consider you a partner
in the kingdom. Our team offers free consultation and designs the
highest quality graphics so that you can truly focus on the needs of
ministry.

For more info visit: http://www.givetheworldoriginal.com/

 

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Stickers and More

Custom printing and design since 1995! For more information, check out: http://www.stickersandmore.com/

 

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Interlinc

Interlinc maximizes music and media for student ministry! Check it out at http://interlinc-online.com/

 

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Snowbird Wilderness Outfitters

The mission of Snowbird Wilderness Outfitters is to preach the Gospel
of Jesus Christ and the power of His saving work on the cross,
discipling students in such a way that the power of the Holy Spirit and
the Word of God will  conform them to the image of Christ.

 

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Dare 2 Share

Helping you mobilize your teenagers
to relationally and relentlessly make disciples
who make disciples. For more information, visit their website at http://www.dare2share.org/

 

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Youth Ministry 360

YouthMinistry360- youth ministry, full circle

So what does “”youth ministry, full circle“” really mean, anyway?

It’s actually pretty simple . . .

It’s ym360′s way of meeting the needs of youth workers. We believe all youth workers, regardless of church size, denomination, or level of experience have at least four specific needs in common. And we spend our time working to encourage and equip youth workers in these four unique areas.

 

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World Vision Youth Programs

Your students long to do something that matters. 30 Hour Famine, Childhood Lost, and ACT:S (college ministry) are all part of World Vision’s youth ministry programs that provide opportunities for young people to actively engage the world through a Biblical call to justice.

For more info, visit: http://www.worldvision.org/

 

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Christ in Youth (CIY)

For more than 40 years, Christ In Youth (CIY) Christ In Youth (CIY) has called students and leaders to boldly live for Christ through the hope of the Gospel message and a call to Kingdom action. By amplifying the call of Christ on student lives, three generations of servants, workers, missionaries and church leaders have responded to that call and populated the harvest field.

Today, CIY works in partnership with the local church, providing more than 100 annual program events for students and leaders across the United States and in more than ten foreign countries. CIY believes God has uniquely and specifically equipped every student for Kingdom work. In response to His call, students can actively serve in the harvest fields of their families, schools, churches and communities- not someday- but TODAY.

Within the next decade, more than one million students and leaders will be impacted worldwide through CIY’s programs, curriculum and resources in an effort to turn the Millennial generation into a movement of Kingdom workers, responding in faith and in service to the call of Christ.

 

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HomeWord

HomeWord seeks to advance the work of God in the world by educating, equipping, and encouraging parents and churches to build God-honoring families from generation to generation.

“Train up a child in the way he should go, even when he is old he will not depart from it.”
Proverbs 22:6

 

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International Justice Mission (IJM)

International Justice Mission
is a human rights agency that brings rescue to victims of slavery,
sexual exploitation and other forms of violent oppression. IJM lawyers,
investigators and aftercare professionals work with local officials to
secure immediate victim rescue and aftercare, to prosecute perpetrators
and to ensure that public justice systems – police, courts and laws -
effectively protect the poor.

Our Vision: To rescue thousands, protect millions and prove that justice for the poor is possible. ™

IJM’s justice professionals work in their communities in 16 field offices in Asia, Africa and Latin America to secure tangible and sustainable protection of national laws through local court systems.

 

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Leadertreks

LeaderTreks is a student leadership development ministry using trips, innovative training, and curriculum to help students identify and develop their personal leadership skills. LeaderTreks is calling the church to make leadership development a core of youth ministry. Much like discipleship and evangelism, we feel leadership development is key to seeing the church grow and the culture change.

For more info, visit http://www.leadertreks.org/

 

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Wesley Seminary at Indiana Weslyn University

Wesley Seminary is inspired and engaged – a seminary designed for practicing and preparing professionals, and shaped by what ministers and Christian leaders actually do. By putting theory into practice, within your own ministry context, your education becomes more active, more personal, more real. Ours is a seminary designed for ministry and immersed in ministry – one that will inspire you, engage you, and help you grow both spiritually and professionally.

Wesley Seminary offers a 36 credit hour Master of Arts in Ministry with a concentration in Leadership and Children, Youth & Family Ministry. Both degrees can completed online in two years, with just one two-day residential requirement.

Wesley Seminary also offers a 75 credit hour Master of Divinity degree. The degree can be completed online in three years while only requiring students to come to campus for two one-week intensive classes each year.

Wesley Seminary’s newest degree is a Master of Practical Theology. This degree helps those who have at least 30 credits of relevant graduate studies obtain MDIV equivalency and would enable a person to apply for a Doctorate of Ministry program. Students in this program take 18 credits in Wesley Seminary’s unique, integrated Master of Divinity program and 18 additional credits in theology, biblical studies, church history, and ministry.

 

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Noah’s Ark

Noah’s Ark Experience Colorado rafting on the Arkansas River, Colorado adventure vacations. We are now booking for 2014, and we hope you will be able to get out on the water with us! Our rafting will run from early May through late August, and the Browns Canyon Adventure Park will be open May through Labor Day weekend. Nationally recognized in providing family rafting & adventure trips. Distinctive rafting and adventure programs for youth groups and ministries. Colorado’s #1 raft trip on America’s most rafted river-the Arkansas River located in the heart of Colorado. Noah’s Ark Colorado Rafting on the Arkansas River provides one of the best rafting opportunities in the state on Colorado’s most popular stretch of whitewater, world class Browns Canyon. From Colorado family vacations to youth group and ministry adventure trips, and father/son backpacking, you get the best in Arkansas River and Royal Gorge white water rafting, canoeing on the Gunnison River, rock climbing and hiking and camping adventures in Colorado’s breathtaking Rocky Mountains.

 

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Rice Bowls

Rice Bowls is a fun, free & easy mission project that gets your students involved in changing the world. Some leftover change & a few dollar bills will help us feed hungry orphaned children with healthy, nutritious meals.

 

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Samaritan’s Purse

The story of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:30-37) gives a clear picture of God’s desire for us to help those in desperate need wherever we find them. After describing how the Samaritan rescued a hurting man whom others had passed by, Jesus told His hearers, “Go and do likewise.” For over 40 years, Samaritan’s Purse has done our utmost to follow Christ’s command by going to the aid of the world’s poor, sick, and suffering. We are an effective means of reaching hurting people in countries around the world with food, medicine, and other assistance in the Name of Jesus Christ. This, in turn, earns us a hearing for the Gospel, the Good News of eternal life through Jesus Christ.

As our teams work in crisis areas of the world, people often ask, “Why did you come?” The answer is always the same: “We have come to help you in the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ.” Our ministry is all about Jesus—first, last, and always. As the Apostle Paul said, “For we do not preach ourselves, but Jesus Christ as Lord, and ourselves as your servants for Jesus’ sake” (2 Corinthians 4:5, NIV).

 

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The Bryan Drake Show

Bryan Drake is a Christian illusionist who tours throughout the world entertaining audiences and sharing a Christ-centered message. Using illusions and mentalism, Bryan Drake gets inside of your head. Bryan not only entertains any group, but presents a clear message on Truth. Bryan Drake has shared the stage with many of today’s respected speakers and artists including: Remedy Drive, Jamie Grace, Jeremy Camp, Tedashii, KB, Aaron Keyes, Stellar Kart, Finding Favour, Jordan Howerton Band, Leeland, Vota, Brock Gill, The Skit Guys, Pete Wilson, Ashes Remain, and many more.

 

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Dave Ramsey

Dave’ Ramsey’s Generation Change, featuring Rachel Cruze, is a suite of Bible studies designed to lead teens to a better understanding of God, themselves and their money—and how it all works together. In the three different teaching series, students are equipped with biblical principles to BE who God created them to be, DO more with their money, and GO out into the world ready to write their story.

 

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Destiny Rescue

Destiny Rescue is dedicated to rescuing children from human trafficking and sexual exploitation. We help rescue the sexually exploited and enslaved, restore the abused, protect the vulnerable, empower the poor and are a voice for children that can’t speak up for themselves. We provide kids rescued from sexual exploitation a safe, loving home to grow up in, medical care, counseling, schooling, vocational training and all daily needs required to be integrated back into society successfully. We also help protect vulnerable children from being trafficked.

We offer them financial assistance, a good education, vocational training, and a place to live.

Find out more at www.destinyrescue.org

 

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Compass USA

Compass USA was founded in 1999 by a group of experienced homestay colleagues to provide educational opportunities for youth and adults in the United States. We are dedicated to the principle that living inside an international culture is the key in the journey to achieve international understanding. We encourage each participant to personally contribute to this important journey. Together we help foster new understandings and worldwide friendships-one person at a time. Committed to the promotion of quality international education and cultural training, our enthusiastic staff works closely with the best international educational organizations to offer students from around the world the opportunity to live the “American experience.” Learning and living together builds bridges of understanding that foster profound differences in our ever changing world. Compass USA homestay, educational programs and tours help build friendships and appreciation of others. Compass USA is deeply committed to providing quality international educational and cultural training. Lifelong friendships and genuine cultural understanding are your ultimate rewards with Compass USA homestays and international educational opportunities.

 

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Momentum Conference by CE National

Momentum is all about connecting youth to God, helping them to understand where they belong in God’s kingdom, and how they can know God’s purpose for their lives. Momentum is about creating an atmosphere conducive to learning, listening, serving, and following. It’s a week that puts a conference and a missions trip experience together to see transferable objects being taken home.

We believe very strongly in the purpose of Momentum in students’ lives: to help strengthen their commitments to Christ, to their local church, and to their local church youth group.

 

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Alpha USA

The Dream: Alpha USA exists to serve and support the local church to make disciples of Jesus Christ.  A relationship with Jesus changes everything. At Alpha Youth, our dream is that every student would have a chance to hear the good news about Jesus. Alpha’s Youth Film Series equips youth workers, students and volunteers to create safe environments for junior high and high school students to explore the Christian faith and discuss life’s biggest questions.

What to Expect:  When registered, you have free online access to 12 20min episodes (filmed in Vancouver, London, New York, Paris, and Jerusalem), 3 training talks, promotional materials, and other tools to help you plan.

Why Alpha? Over 20 million people globally have experienced Alpha. It is one of the best ways to share the good news of Jesus and for people to explore faith. The film series is designed to take the weight off your shoulders and allow you to create the atmosphere, invite friends, and be fully present during each session.  Every episode has discussion breaks, and shows a variety of youth and young adults speaking their minds about faith and God. This will set the stage for honest and open dialogue.

More Information: www.alphausa.org

 

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Northwest Nazarene University

Northwest Nazarene University, a nonprofit Christian university, offers over 60 areas of study,master’s degree programs in eleven disciplines, accelerated degree programs, concurrent credit for high school students, and a variety of continuing education credits. In addition to its 90-acre campus located in Nampa, Idaho, the University also offers programs online as well as in Boise, Twin Falls, Idaho Falls, and in cooperation with programs in 10 countries. Founded in 1913, the university now serves over 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students, more than 6,000 continuing education students, and 2,300 high school students through the concurrent credit program. Our mission is to encourage a habit of mind that enables each student to become God’s creative and redemptive agent in today’s world. We believe that the education obtained from NNU prepares graduates to be global Christians through academic excellence, social responsiveness, and creative engagement. NNU is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, and has been rated by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top masters-level universities in the west as well as recently featured in the Princeton Review’s Book The Best Western Colleges.