Mission Organization Profiles

Christ-Based Ministry Programs

There are an overwhelming number of decisions when it comes to choosing a mission agency that best matches your values and goals in ministry. These are Interdenominational, Christ-based ministry programs unless otherwise specified (links to web pages are given but it might be more helpful to ask for more info by e-mail). Remember that you are leaving the John Brown University website by following any of the links.

Africa Inland Mission
AIM is an evangelical Christian mission agency dedicated to the vision of seeing Christ-centered churches established among all African peoples.

Our Mission: To glorify God by helping others enjoy His presence through planting and developing new churches in the unreached areas of the world.

Breaking Borders
Breaking Borders was founded by a small group of believers with the desire to maximize glory to the King of Kings in areas of the world where Christ is robbed of worship. Breaking Borders believes that God is calling forth a generation willing to go and give all for the cause of Christ.

Cam International
Latin America, Spain and the Hispanic USA; Short-term and career: church planting, leadership training, radio broadcasting, camping programs, medical and dental, Bible translation and distribution.

Campus Crusade
Focus on church planting through evangelism and discipleship to communities, especially college students but adapted for each area, 172 countries. (Faith-based)

Child Evangelism Fellowship
Child Evangelism Fellowship® (CEF®) is a Bible-centered, worldwide organization that is dedicated to seeing every child reached with the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ, discipled and established in a local church.

Christian Missionary Fellowship
CMF International is people working throughout the world as Christ’s change agents in the transformation of lives and communities. Our missionaries live among the people they serve, learn the language, and work within the culture to communicate the love of God.

Compassion International
Exists as a Christian child advocacy ministry that releases children from spiritual, economic, social and physical poverty and enables them to become responsible, fulfilled Christian adults.

Cross Training Sports Camps
Cross Training is a ministry geared toward children with special needs.

Targeting the frontiers of unreached people groups in 22 countries. Muslim refugees in Bosnia, Amazon tribes, Chinese students, Indonesian artists, etc. (Faith-based)

Dalit Freedom Network
The Dalit Freedom Network (DFN) is a human rights, non-government organization that partners with the Dalit people in India. We represent a vast network of justice-minded, modern-day abolitionists committed to bringing freedom to history’s longest standing oppressed people group.

East-West Ministries International
Jesus Christ left Christians with an extraordinary mission—to go and make disciples of every nation. This Great Commission is East-West’s driving force.  In pursuit of this great purpose, East-West has established its own vision and mission that reflect our specific calling to multiply the Kingdom of God.

1.7 billion Muslims have never heard the good news of the Kingdom of Jesus.  FRONTIERS is the largest group focused on Church planting in the Muslim World with field-led teams. Be the first to tell them.

Greater Europe Mission
Our vision is of God expanding His Kingdom through all the peoples of Europe, and our mission is to disciple all peoples of Europe through rapidly reproducing churches.

God's Story Project
The 80-minute video, God's Story: From Creation To Eternity, presents the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. Throughout the Old and New Testaments, this panorama of the Scriptures highlights God's plan to rescue fallen mankind.

HCJB Global
Broadcasting in over 100 languages around the world. Headquarters in Quito, Ecuador also have medical outreaches. Summer internship programs available. (Faith-based)

Heart of God
Heart of God Ministries is a specialized missions agency that is called to partner with local churches to train and send long-term, church planting missionary teams to these people who are still unreached by the gospel.

Institute for Biblical Community Development
The Institute has a multi-national, multi-talented staff and supporting band of committed volunteers and donors who share in the mission and who desire to be used by Christ as agents of redemption to individuals, families, communities, and the society at large.

International Justice Mission
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.

Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship is an evangelical campus mission serving students and faculty on college and university campuses nationwide.  Our vision is to see students and faculty transformed, campuses renewed, and world changers developed.

Literacy & Evangelism International
We are a missionary fellowship, Christians from various nations and denominations, drawn together by a passion for God and compassion for people who cannot yet read the Word of God. We have a 40+ year history of ministry to the non-readers of the world.

Mission Aviation Fellowship
Supporting missionaries with aviation and communication technology assistance all over the world.

Mercy Ships
Mercy Ships follows the 2000-year-old model of Jesus, bringing hope and healing to the world's forgotten poor. Mercy Ships seeks to become the face of love in action, bringing hope and healing to the poor. Desiring to follow the model of Jesus, we seek to: Love God, love and serve others, be people of integrity, and be people of excellence in all we say and do.

Mission Data International
Our vision is that every believer desiring growth in mission involvement would obtain the practical assistance necessary to realize significant, life long involvement in the Great Commission.

Mission Year
Mission Year is a year long urban ministry program focused on Christian service and discipleship. We take teams of people, place them in an area of need, and help them to serve people and create community. We are committed to the command of Jesus to “love God and love people,” by placing the needs of our neighbors first and developing committed disciples of Christ with a heart for the poor.

New Tribes Mission
We are invested in planting tribal churches. Of the world's 6,500 people groups, 2,500 are still unreached. New Tribes Mission helps local churches train, coordinate and send missionaries to these tribes.

OM International
Actively planting churches, but professional skills are needed. Emphasis on the 10/40 window. "Global Action" is their great 1-2 year practical missions learning experience. (Faith-based)

Focusing on church planting among unreached peoples, always with a team. Great summer program. They are willing to start new teams for any unreached people you are burdened for! (Faith-based)

Samaritan's Purse
Meeting the needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ.

Sports Crusaders
God’s Word says in 1 Corinthians 9:22, “Yes, whatever a person is like, I try to find common ground with him, so that he will let me tell him about Christ and let Christ save him.”  We want to use sports as our “common ground”…to try and reach people for Jesus.

Team World
Planting new churches in 40 countries. They also offer workshops in Wheaton, Il for anyone wanting to learn more about missions and how to respond to the calling. (Faith-based)

Teen Challenge
Reaching to communities in the US with school programs, prison ministry, youth centers and support groups to overcome life-controlling addictions.

Trans World Radio
Besides broadcasting the gospel to the remotest parts of the world, TWR has an Asian women's outreach, prison ministry, short-term teams and more. (Faith-based)

Drug rehab, child restoration, international schools, easy English magazine, and Radio broadcasts in much of Africa, Asia and Europe, and some in Latin America. (Faith-based)

Working currently in 70 countries, seeking to have started Bible translation in EVERY language by 2050! Lots of short-term opportunities as well, and language classes for credit through SIL International. See the site for great world-wide prayer requests. (Faith-based)

Young Life
Healthy, creative fun for middle school and high school kids in 550 US communities and 36 countries with a relational approach. Also operates 24 summer camps.  Mostly volunteer.

Begins with a discipleship training school (DTS) at a base followed by a 3-6 month outreach around the world. There are a variety of opportunities for further ministry or training after this. Evangelism through dance, drama, skating/biking, medicine, and more. (Faith-based) 

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