1 Billion Broadcast Views

Jesus Film Project is celebrating a huge milestone. By God’s grace, our films have reached 1 billion broadcast views! This number reflects the number of televisions across the world that tuned in to watch our films in just the last six years, from 2016 to 2021. In 2016 we started tracking television views of our …

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Grinding Grain in the Missional Gap

A key element of the Global Church Movements strategy is Prayer Care Share.  In other words, a church planter prays for the area he is trying to reach as he cares for the people in some practical way and seeks opportunities to explain how they can know God. The following story illustrates the power of …

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A Church in Every Village

Where will you go to church on Sunday? Do you have people nearby with whom you can fellowship and receive encouragement? While the accessibility of virtual gathers has made this possible to achieve without leaving your home, we still have these available to us in abundance. Much of the world does not have a local …

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Next Generation of Global Leaders

Mike will be in Eastern Europe for most of November helping to train a group of emerging leaders within our ministry. For the past 18 months we have been taking 21 staff of Cru from 13 different countries through a leadership development program. These are men and women who have already been leading within their …

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Involving Technologist from Around the World

This month Mike is partnering with a Digital Ministry called Indigitous (a play on the word Indigenous and Digital). They host hands-on events for programmers, developers, engineers, UX designers, project managers, and others to unleash their creativity through technology. For the duration of the event, usually a day or weekend, people with technical backgrounds come …

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Facial Recognition

A national missionary in closed Asian country organized a meeting located at a tourist town. He thought it would be safer in a tourist place, but it turned out to not be true. There are so many cameras in the streets, even in the lodging. They asked the lodging owner to turn off the cameras …

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Heart of a Champion

With the Tokyo Olympics happening this summer we wanted to share some great resources that can help you and those in your sphere of influence to grow in your faith! The first one is a prayer journey, which will send you on a virtual trip to 17 locations so you can pray effectively for those who …

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COTW Commitments

Just after I sent last months update on the Coalition of the Willing (COTW) ,the Presidents and top leaders from 23 organizations gathered in Orlando Florida for the first gathering of the Coalition of the Willing. This group of missions organizations is collectively willing to coordinate their efforts and share strategic data on Christian and …

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Coalition of the Willing

In 2019, leaders of various church planting ministries began informal conversations that led them to discover there was no shared way to know where churches existed around the world. Without a way to know exactly which villages, towns, neighborhoods, etc needed a church it would be impossible to know if the gospel had made it …

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