As a Church Effectiveness ministry, CE National’s desire is to help churches and individuals be effective – both programmatically and personally — by focusing on three primary areas: knowing and sharing Jesus (evangelism), building up believers (growth), and assisting Christ followers in the "how to's" of the ministry (equipping).
Patterned after II Timothy 2:2, GBB's mission is to reach boys for Christ, instill Godly character through discipleship and mold them into Godly leaders in their family, their church and their community while encouraging men in their discipleship responsibilities.
The Great Commission Bible Institute was started in 2006 by a team of pastors, Bible teachers, and missionaries for the purpose of training young people in God’s Word, that they may be “thoroughly equipped for every good work”
SMM began in 1913 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mary Bauman started a special club for the girls in her church. She loved all of the girls and wanted them to grow up to know Jesus. They called their club the "Sisterhood of Mary and Martha." Little did Mary know that her idea would one day include thousands of girls.