victory Christian Church
supports the following missions:
Alpha Center Based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Alpha Center is an inter-denominational health services organization that exists to express God’s love and the truth of His Word to those involved in a crisis pregnancy. It provides alternatives to abortion, abortion recovery services, relationship counseling, abstinence-until-marriage education, and pro-family resource materials.
Carol and Francisco marin, directors at casa Hogar A non-profit children’s home located in Oaxaca, Mexico, Casa Hogar is a Christian-based ministry dedicated to proclaiming the truth of Jesus Christ and showing God’s love to those in need. It is currently the home of over 70 children, most of whom have special needs and have been placed at Casa Hogar because they cannot remain in their present family situations. Carol and Francisco Marin have been the directors of Casa Hogar for nearly 20 years. The Marins do not receive a salary, but they rely on the Lord as He uses individuals and churches to support them and fund their living expenses.
True Light Christian School A preschool through 8th grade inter-denominational Christian school located in Marshall, Minnesota, True Light Christian School (formerly Marshall Area Christian School) exists to provide students with a Bible-based, uncompromising education, anchoring them to their identity in Christ. Currently over 100 children from 50+ families, representing 13 area churches, are enrolled at the school.
Visit www.truelightchristianschool.org for more information.
Hope HARBOR A Christian home and refuge in Marshall, Minnesota, for hurting teenage girls, Hope Harbor (formerly House of Hope) is a place where a loving staff is deeply committed to helping restore young lives. This ministry is Bible-based, Christ-centered, and non-denominational. Hope Academy is its on-site school, which provides the instruction needed for teens to continue their academic training while they are residents. Hope Harbor is funded by donations from individuals, churches, businesses, and foundations.
Visit www.hopeharbormn.org for more information.
WYCLIFFE BIBLE TRANSLATORS With headquarters in Orlando, Florida, Wycliffe Bible Translators serves to connect the Church to Bible-less people groups and Bible-less people groups to the Church. Local Balaton family Steve & Glenda Kvale are serving with Wycliffe as they provide computer technology support to help spread God's Word into countries and languages still without it.
Compassion Child The Jr. and Sr. High Youth of Victory Christian Church raise money through fundraisers each year to sponsor a Compassion International child named Cristian Hidalgo. Cristian lives in Bolivia with his family.
NEW MERCIES MINISTRIES Based in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, under the covering of City Hill Fellowship (a TrueBridge church), New Mercies Ministries was founded and is directed by Charlie and Karen Oglesby. New Mercies endeavors to bring the message of Christ's passion to hurting, hungry, hardened, and hopeless people in post-crisis nations through sustainable relief and development projects in cooperation with local churches and other local and international organizations.
BEN GOODMAN Ben Goodman is a prophetic minister who travels extensively both nationally and internationally, encouraging, strengthening, and equipping various streams of churches with a strong combination of prophetic ministry, teaching, and demonstrations of the power of God. He is affiliated with the Grace Churches International and TrueBridge networks of churches, and serves on oversight teams that provide care for a number of churches. Ben, his wife Becki, and their daughters Rosey, Tessa, and Anna, currently reside in Fayetteville, North Carolina.
Visit www.bengoodman.org for more information.
NIGHTLIGHT INTERNATIONAL With its headquarters in Los Angeles and Atlanta, NightLight is an international organization committed to addressing the complex issues surrounding human trafficking and prostitution by catalyzing individual and community transformation. Its vision is to offer intervention to sexually exploited women and children, to enable them to discover their dignity, and to provide a program of holistic transformation, empowering them to live and work in their community. Victory specifically supports the Bangkok, Thailand, branch of NightLight International, and has sent teams of women to minister and serve there under NightLight founder Annie Dieselberg and her husband Jeff. NightLight Design Company Ltd. is also based in Bangkok. This company was established to employ women who are seeking freedom from sexual exploitation and rescue them from the prostitution and human trafficking market. NightLight Design gives women vocational opportunities and offers life-skills training, along with physical, emotional and spiritual counseling and development, to help them sustain themselves in their homes and communities.
Visit www.nightlightinternational.com for more information.
CALL OF LOVE MINISTRIES Call of Love Ministries exists to serve through various media and outreach venues to deliver God's message of HOPE and LIFE to the Muslims in North America and globally, and to disclose the TRUTH about Islam and awaken believers to God's heart for them. Victory supports William Garrison who serves with Call of Love in Cincinnati OH. William comes from a Muslim background but has since placed his faith in Jesus Christ, His life, death and resurrection, and lives to share this hope and truth with all Muslims he encounters here in the United States.
Visit www.calloflove.org for more information.
BETHANY CHRISTIAN SERVICES A global non-profit organization with offices located in Willmar, Minnesota, Bethany Christian Services exists to bring families together and keep them together. Strengthening families for the well-being of children is its top priority. Services include adoption, foster care, and pregnancy counseling. It also provides counseling to families, assists refugees and immigrants settling in the United States, and partners with several international countries to help keep families together. Every child deserves a loving family, where children can thrive best. Many children, however, do not have this blessing. Bethany Christian Services believes a loving family is a simple, proven, and lasting answer to a child's needs.
Visit www.bethany.org for more information.
CHILD DEVELOPMENT INTERNATIONAL/NEW HORIZONS FOUNDATION The mission of Child Development International in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is to holistically develop impoverished children worldwide, transforming them into followers of Jesus Christ who love people and are capable of meeting their own needs. CDI does this by bringing communities together around the common cause of developing children and teaching them to leverage and mobilize their local assets, rather than creating dependency on foreign aid. CDI is committed to challenging, training, and equipping parents to parent well and teachers to educate well. It also helps health workers to achieve commmunity health goals and local church planters to establish life-giving and disciple-making churches.
Visit newhorizonsfoundation.com for more information.