Key Initiatives

Please join us! Josh McDowell Ministry works hard to provide innovative solutions for influencers around the world to effectively lead their young people and congregations into a relationship with Jesus Christ so that they can live healthy and fulfilling lives.

When you help Josh McDowell Ministry you extend our reach…and help us change the world! Every donation makes a difference. Every prayer makes a difference. Every share makes a difference. Read Changed Life Stories.

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Send the Truth into Closed Countries through the Port Cities Project

Each summer, the heavy travel through European ports provides a tremendous opportunity to reach people from the Middle East and North Africa. When it’s time to head home, these travelers must wait in long ferry lines, often sitting for hours in their cars. While they wait, volunteers tell them about Jesus.

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Send Undaunted on DVD to Russia and Bordering Countries

Help encourage our brothers and sisters in Russia as they share their faith! Right now, it’s still legal to distribute Christ-centered videos and books, but we don’t know how long this will last.

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Send God’s Truth to Seekers in Closed Countries

Your gift will help put the truth of Jesus into the hands of seekers! News out of North Africa and the Middle East is bleak for Christians.

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Provide Resources for this Summer’s Gulf Partnership Outreach

Each year, thousands of people from the Middle East (particularly the Saudi Arabian Peninsula), travel to European cities for work, vacation, shopping, medical purposes and more. Making the most of this window of opportunity, we reach out to these visitors with the truth of the gospel.

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You’re Invited to Join Truth Builders

When you join Truth Builders, your monthly gifts will help provide steady ministry support directly where most needed to help share the gospel, explain the message of Jesus and equip people to live out their faith.

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Give the Gift of Truth this Christmas

So many men, women and young people are looking for hope, searching for answers . . . yearning for the truth. Today, YOU have the opportunity to fill hearts worldwide with the truth of Jesus Christ.

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Undaunted : The Story that’s Changing Lives for Christ

Ministry leaders around the world are sharing that this movie is helping bring these hidden topics out in the open.  Especially in the Middle East, where the veil of shame is so prevalent.

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Sowing seeds of Truth in Russia

Right now, we have requests from our ministry partners in Russia for 36,000 Christian books and resources. There are over 100,000 villages throughout Russia that haven’t heard the gospel.

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Help People Know, Share and Live the Truth of Jesus

Right now, we have thousands of requests for More Than a Carpenter that will be used North Africa, Central Asia and Europe. There’s an enormous need for gospel-centered resources in these regions, where people yearn to know and understand truth.

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Help Reach Young People Leaving the Church

Though Europe once enjoyed a rich spiritual heritage, today their youth are walking away from the church in droves. They’re questioning their faith and wondering how the Bible and Jesus are still relevant today.

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Equip Future Pastors in East Asia to Serve the World’s Largest Mission Field

The church in East Asia is growing at an unprecedented rate. The difficulty is that are are so few pastors to shepherd all of these new believers, and their resources are so limited as they serve congregations of 1,000 to 10,000 people.

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Give the Gift of Truth this Easter Where Most Urgently Needed

Men and women worldwide need to hear the truth about Jesus — that He died on the cross and rose again so that you and I, and men and women all over the world could experience the great love He has for us. Yet today, people all around the globe do not have this hope.

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Share the Gospel Online

Over 3 billion people utilize the Internet each year. That means that online initiatives provide the perfect platform to meets the spiritual needs of people globally by reaching into any geographic or political region in the world — going where missionaries can’t go — and sharing truth with those who may otherwise seem inaccessible.

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Give Truth with Your Year-End Gift

With all that’s happening in the world today, and even right here in our own country, TRUTH is more relevant than ever. This year-end, join with us in sharing the greatest of all gifts — the Truth of Jesus — with people worldwide who need to hear the good news.

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Send Books like More Than a Carpenter to Ethiopia

The need for truth-filled books and resources in Ethiopia is more urgent than ever. Help fulfill the requests for books like More Than a Carpenter, translated into the heart language of those who will receive it.

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Provide Christ-Centered Resources for Families Worldwide

So many families around the world are in crisis. Through the Summer of Family 2015, you can help put Christ-centered resources into the hands — and hearts — of families all around the world.

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Give More Than a Carpenter to Seekers in Closed Countries

News out of the Middle East, Africa and Asia is bleak for Christians. Persecution is increasing for those who dare to share their faith. Ministry in many of these places has been driven underground.

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Provide Undaunted Resource Bundles that Introduce Broken People to Jesus Christ

You can help tell even more people around the world about Jesus Christ by helping put this life-changing movie into the hands of those who desperately need it.

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Heroic Truth Experience

You can help equip young people, parents and youth pastors with teaching and resources that contain solid answers to their toughest questions so they can better understand what they believe, why it is true and how to live it out.

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