Marilyn Barnes

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Prayer Request: As a full-time staff member of Jesus Film Project (Cru) I am  blessed to trust God for my personal financial needs.   I currently need to raise $6,000 in annual or $500 in monthly support in order to continue receiving my monthly salary. Would you prayerfully consider a yearly gift,  or begin or increase monthly support?


Marilyn Barnes has been on the staff of Campus Crusade for more than 43 years, and has been involved and traveled internationally for more than 30 years helping train and send hundreds into the harvest fields, most recently in Malawi and  Zambia in southern Africa, Turkey,  Egypt,  and in Sao Paulo, Brazil.  In 2016, her husband of 40 years, Dick, passed away.  Marilyn continues to serve with the Jesus Film as a regional development representative in the Rocky Mountain region.

Half of the world's population does not read and cannot be reached through traditional evangelistic methods. The JESUS film is a full-length, historically and biblically accurate film on the life of Jesus Christ according to the Gospel of Luke.

At every showing, viewers are given an opportunity to receive Christ. More than 500 million have responded to over 16,000 language translations! New churches and groups are started and existing churches grow as a result of the Holy Spirit using this tool.

In the last decade, 1 million churches were planted around the world.   75 percent of the church plants were assisted by the use of the JESUS film, according to DAWN Ministries.  In 2016 alone, over 215 million people viewed one of our major films (Jesus, Magdalena, or the Children's Version).  There were over 39 million decisions to follow Christ, and nearly 367,000 churches or groups started!

JESUS film teams take the film into remote corners of the world, enabling millions who cannot read or write to hear the story of Jesus for the first time.  For every 88 cents, one person indicates a decision to receive Jesus.  For every $1,000, 1,136 come to Christ!

All Glory and Honor to the Lord! With your partnership, every four seconds of every day, one person in the world makes a decision for Christ as a result of the JESUS film!

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