Join Global Ventures in Taking the Gospel to 67 Percent of Humanity Who Has Never Heard of Jesus
John and Martine Smithwick have a lifetime goal to raise up 1,000 front-line evangelists and through their combined efforts reach 1 billion souls for Jesus. Through short-term mission trips and other innovative evangelistic methods, you can join Global Ventures in helping fulfill the Great Commission. Join them March 7 for their 25th anniversary celebration in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
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Feb. 1, 2023
TULSA, Okla., Feb. 1, 2023 /Christian Newswire/ -- Each day, 70,000 people die never having heard the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Since AD 30, 67 percent of all people have never heard the name of Jesus. Today, a third of humanity have no opportunity to hear the Gospel where they live.
Desiring to bring the Gospel to the unreached regions of the earth, Global Ventures Founders John and Martine Smithwick have a lifetime goal to raise up 1,000 front-line evangelists and through their combined efforts reach 1 billion souls for Christ.
During their time in ministry, this venture has taken John and Martine face to face with millions of people ranging from remote village tribal members to shamans saturated in the dark arts of witchcraft and voodoo to a diversity of humanity across many countries and cultures.
In 25 years of ministry, they along with their team members have encountered amazing adventures, miracles that transformed masses of people, along with a myriad of mission memories that would stir anyone's heart for the world.
If you would like to become one of their evangelists or join the ministry in helping to accomplish this goal, you're invited to attend Global Ventures' 25th anniversary banquet night of celebration and vision casting March 7 at the Renaissance Tulsa Hotel & Convention Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Tickets are limited. For those who live out of state and are willing to travel, special tickets are available while supplies last. Find out more by calling 918-266-5764.
As surprising as it may be, 4 billion people on earth have never heard the Gospel of Jesus and 2 billion have zero access to Bibles, Christian churches, and literature. Most of this group lives in predominantly Muslim, Hindu, and Buddhist areas.
For a quarter of a century, Global Ventures' primary mission field has been the 10/40 window, an area with the highest concentration of unreached people and poverty and the lowest percentage of Christian missionary activity.
"Our heartbeat is to facilitate a global evangelism movement by raising up an army of front-line harvesters," says Global Ventures Founder John Smithwick. "We exist so that all may know the Gospel of Jesus Christ."
Since 1998, Global Ventures has seen 2.4 million decisions for Christ, handed out 684,000 pieces of gospel literature, documented 26,000 healings, sent 2,600 missionaries, and planted and sponsored 43 churches. All are accomplished by the Holy Spirit through short-term missions’ teams, citywide festivals, service projects, church planting, missions training programs, and their media ministry.
"Taking a trip with Global Ventures was the experience of a lifetime," says Rico Gonzales. "Global Ventures is kingdom-focused, providing excellent systems and tools to prepare and equip you. There is nothing like getting the chance to pray with people receiving salvation, healing, and knowing that one day you'll see them again in Heaven."
"On the mission field, you literally get to watch the Bible come alive like a pop-up book," says one of Global Ventures' missionaries, Teresa Burnett.
The world's population is accelerating, necessitating a greater strategy from the Holy Spirit to reach them. Global Ventures implemented it in Nepal in 2015. With 117 people and eight target regions, 150,141 Nepalese were reached face-to-face with the gospel, with a TV broadcast blanketing the rest of the country.
"We want to multiply the evangelism campaigns, targeting multiple cities and regions in a shorter window," says Martine Smithwick. "Our expanded vision is to see 1,000 team members go into the field, 500,000 decisions for Christ, and to train over 100 students to reach the world for Jesus every year."
"We are focused on using all the tools at our disposal," declares John Smithwick, "to raise up and mobilize missionaries to go into these countries."
Find out more about Global Ventures at https://globalventures.tv.
Watch the Global Ventures reality-based TV show on Daystar TV, GOD TV, and other many other television networks, or go to https://globalventures.tv/watch.
Global Ventures' Bios
John and Martine Smithwick have traveled the world preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the unreached for over 25 years. They have carried God's healing, miracle power to over 35 nations and have seen God perform many notable miracles. They began taking teams on mission trips in 2002. To date, over 2,600 short-term missionaries have joined them in 25 countries around the world. Since Global Ventures was founded in 1998, they have seen over 2.4 million souls won to Christ through mass crusade evangelism and strategic outreaches. In many unreached areas of the world, Global Ventures has planted churches and trained Christian leaders with effective strategies to disciple new believers and reach out to their communities. It is their heart to not only reach the unreached, but also to raise up an army that is passionate about doing the same. Their lifetime goal is to raise up 1,000 front-line evangelists and through their combined efforts reach 1 billion souls for Christ. This is why they take teams with them overseas on their Global Ventures Trips. As a part of their endeavor to reach the lost, they produce the reality TV show Global Ventures to show the great need of the lost around the world. Launched in 2011, the show is broadcast on 10 television networks, including GOD TV and Daystar TV, reaching over 150 countries. You can watch their previous episodes online at https://globalventures.tv/watch, or check your local satellite and cable listings. John and Martine live in Tulsa, Oklahoma with their two sons, Andrew and David.
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