I recently had trouble renewing the security software on my computer. I had no choice but to enlist technical support on the phone. As the program was downloading, I began a conversation with the woman on the other end of the line. Her name was Faith, and she was located in the Philippines. I told her the Philippines was one of my favorite countries. When she asked why, I explained how, in January 2011, twenty-three Gideon men from nine countries met with Filipino Gideons to hand out 1.6 million Scriptures; the most Scriptures distributed in a two-week period in the history of The Gideons International.
Her reply took me by surprise. “I was in college at that time, and I received one of those New Testaments,” she said.“It changed
While earning his degree at South Texas College, Daniel Silguero received a New Testament from a Gideon participating in a Scripture distribution. Already a believer, he thanked the Gideon, slipped the New Testament into his backpack, and promptly forgot about it. On July 24, 2015, Daniel was diagnosed with leukemia. The news came as a […]
The Gideons International officially began distributing Scriptures to soldiers in 1941 at induction centers under the motto, “arm them with the Gospel too.” While Gideons are mostly known for placing God’s Word in hotels, reaching the lost with the Gospel includes distribution of Scriptures at the military installations of a multitude of countries, including The […]
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The Gideons International partners with churches in 200 countries, territories and possessions to reach lost men, women, boys and girls with God’s Word, so that lives may be transformed by the Gospel as they receive Jesus as their Lord and Savior. One of the countries where Gideons place and distribute God’s Word is Uganda. This […]
Last week, Gideons and Auxiliary hosted the 2016 Uganda International Scripture Blitz in the cities of Hoima and Masindi. Thousands of students now have their own copy of God’s Word they can take home to their families. There are so many testimonies from people placing their faith in Christ after having a Scripture placed in […]
The Gideons International partners with churches in 200 countries, territories and possessions to help reach the lost with God’s Word. Ultimately, this results in more men, women, boys, and girls coming to know Jesus as Lord and Savior. One of the churches Gideons partner with is Crossroads Fellowship, a 1,200 member congregation in the coastal […]
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Brent Young is a 54-year-old Gideon from Warsaw, Missouri. Like many of his fellow Gideons, he enjoys watching people come to Christ, handing out the Word of God, and hearing testimonies of how God is changing lives around the world. However, Young’s ministry is unique in one way—he operates from the saddle of a red […]
Last week, Gideons in Malaysia welcomed Gideons from other parts of the world as they came together to witness and share God’s Word during the 2016 Malaysia International Scripture Blitz. On the Sunday before leaving for the blitz, Montie Matlock, a Gideon from Jackson, Tennessee, stood in the hallway of Englewood Baptist Church with his […]
Chris Yuan Testimony from The Gideons International on Vimeo. Christopher Yuan was at home when he heard a knock at his front door. He opened the door to find himself surrounded by a dozen federal agents and police officers, as well as two large German shepherds. For Christopher’s parents, this moment was an answer to […]
On April 17th, Mary Kay Beard passed into the presence of the Lord. As a frequent speaker at events of The Gideons International, she shared the powerful testimony of how Jesus changed her life. And there’s no doubt her story will continue to inspire those who hear it. As a notorious safecracker and bank robber, […]
As faithful Christians, Gideons and their wives are dedicated to telling people about Jesus, no matter what the circumstances. So when a magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck Ecuador in April, The Gideons International implemented the Disaster Scripture Distribution Program. Members of The Gideons in Ecuador responded by placing copies of God’s Word into the hands of those […]
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