Give the best gift ever: JESUS

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Right now there are men, women and young adults all around the world who desperately need to know Jesus. They need someone to tell them about His grace, hope and joy — and the eternal life He promises to those who follow Him.

This year-end, YOU can give the perfect gift: JESUS!

Your year-end gift, if received by Tuesday, December 31, will be tax-deductible for 2019.

A drug smuggler finds new life in Christ
Viktor was a drug smuggler in Central Asia. One day he was caught with four kilos — almost nine pounds — of heroine. He was arrested and sent to prison.

In prison Viktor became suicidal. “I felt empty inside and did not want to live anymore,” he said. A fellow prisoner offered him a Bible. At first Viktor didn’t touch it. But as he continued to struggle, he finally picked it up.

“I read about eternal life,” Viktor explained. “I desired eternal life, even more than I desired to be released from prison.”

Eventually Viktor called out to Jesus and trusted in Him. By the time he was finally released from prison years later, he had become a preacher.

Today, Viktor smuggles a different type of goods: Christ-centered books, including Josh McDowell books that you and other generous partners provide. He leads a secret church and uses every opportunity to share the gospel with those he meets.

“Please do pray that my testimony and my life can bring many people to Christ..."

— Viktor, a former drug smuggler in Central Asia


Imagine the impact of your gift...

  • Entire families will grow in their faith.
  • Men, women and youth, especially in closed countries, will learn about Jesus.
  • Pastors and leaders will be equipped to share truth with more people.

Hope and joy for men and women worldwide in 2020 starts with you.

GIVE JESUS through your year-end gift.


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