Brief Details on the 2008 List of 30 Shining Light Ministries
New Tribes Mission (NTM) 1000 E. First Street, Sanford, FL 32771 (407) 323-3430 / www.ntm.org
Turkish World Outreach (TWO) 508 Fruitvale Court., Grand Junction, CO 81504 (970) 434-1942 / www.two-fot.org
New Tribes Mission works as a team in the evangelization of unreached tribal people, the translation of the Scripture into tribal languages and the planting of indigenous New Testament churches. NTM’s activities include Bible institutes, primary training institutes, and a language and linguistics institute. NTM seeks people groups that have never heard the gospel. NTM is very systematic in its approach. They have learned through many avenues and have taken the time to write down and teach others in practi- cal methods.
Turkish World Outreach is an evangelical, non-sectarian Christian mission which shares Jesus Christ with Turkic peoples throughout the world. TWO goes to the Turkic world and groups associated within it, such as the Kurds and Tajiks. TWO seeks to establish reproducing, indigenous churches.
Probe 1900 Firman Dr., Suite 100, Richardson, TX 75081 (972) 480-0240 / www.Probe.org
The Voice of the Martyrs (VOM) P.O. Box 443, Bartlesville, OK 74005 (877) 337-0302 / www.persecution.com
Probe presents the Gospel to communities, nationally and internationally, by providing life-long opportunities to integrate faith and learning through balanced, biblically-based scholarship, educating people how to love God with their minds and equipping them to engage their culture for Christ. Probe outreaches include (1) National and international youth and adult Mind Games Conferences, (2) Radio program, (3) Website resource with more than 1,500 articles, streaming radio and podcast, (4) Ongoing re- search to address today’s issues through Christian scholarship.
The Voice of the Martyrs is an interdenominational organization working with Christians around the world who are being persecuted for their faith in Christ. VOM desires to fulfill the Great Commission and to educate the world about the ongoing persecution of Christians.
Scripture Union USA (SU) P.O. Box 987 #1, Valley Forge, PA 19482 (800) 621-LAMP / www.ScriptureUnion.gospelcom..net
Wycliffe Bible Translators P.O. Box 628200, Orlando, FL 32862 (800) 992-5433 / www.wycliffe.org
Scripture Union publishes a number of daily Bible study guides. In addi- tion, SU has autonomous ministries in more than 130 countries and seeks to assist this International Ministry by making Bible reading help available to children and adults in their own language. SU also helps individuals and local churches establish and maintain effective Released-Time Christian Education Programs. Released-Time is a time set-aside during the public school day when students that have secured parental permission may leave campus to attend Bible classes.
Wycliffe Bible Translators advances the translation of the Word of God into all those languages of the world where it is needed. Wycliffe desires to provide access to Scriptures to everyone in the language they understand best.
Moms In Touch International P.O. Box 1120, Poway, CA 92074-1120 (858) 486-4065 / www.momsintouch.org
Trans World Radio (TWR) P.O. Box 8700 Cary, NC 27512 (800) 456-7897 / www.twr.org
Moms In Touch encourages mothers and others to meet and pray for chil- dren and schools. They desire to provide a positive influence and support for public and private schools.
TWR proclaims the Gospel of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in areas of the world where other forms of Christian wetness may not be possible. TWR also eagerly supports the work of evangelism and Christian nurturing in other countries, working in harmony with Christian missionaries and evangelical churches worldwide. Its media broadcasts the Gospel in more than 225 languages and dialects to more than 160 countries. Programs air from 2,000 worldwide outlets, including 14 major international sites, satel- lite, Internet, and local AM and FM stations.
Navigators (NAV) P.O. Box 6000, Colorado Springs, CO 80934 (719) 598-1212 / www.navigators.org
Truth for Life P.O. Box 398000, Cleveland, OH 44139 (877) 518-7884 / www.truthforlife.org
Navigators aims to serve God by helping people to have a personal rela- tionship with Jesus Christ. Working with people primarily on a one-to-one basis, staff with NAV also train men and women to have their own out- reach to others. Navigator staff help Christ’s followers “navigate” spiritu- ally, coming alongside them as they search the Word of God to chart their lives.
Truth for Life provides radio-based expository preaching programming as well as on the Internet. The radio broadcast ministry can be heard by millions around the world and features the Bible teaching of Alistair Begg, Senior Pastor at Parkside Church in Ohio.