EFCA FAMILY OF
ORGANIZATIONS OR MINISTRIES
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FCMM Retirement Plan
Christian Investors Financial (CIF)
Next Step Resources
Compassion & Justice
EFCA EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS
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Trinity International University: Includes Trinity College and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (TEDS)
An evangelical Christian liberal arts institution of higher education that educates men and women to engage in God's redemptive work in the world by cultivating academic excellence, Christian faithfulness, and lifelong learning.
Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
TEDS is part of Trinity International University and it offers educational programs that prepare men and women for service to the global church in many vocational contexts, such as counseling, academic teaching and writing, pastoral leadership, and missional service in increasingly diverse circumstances.
Trinity Western University
A Christian liberal arts, sciences, and professional studies University committed to rigorous academic scholarship and a people with a common vision—to transform lives through Christ-centered higher education.
EFCA Gateway Theological Institute
A unique, language-specific theological course of study for pastors and leaders, including ethnic, urban and other non-traditional students. GATEWAY is designed for leaders who need theological and pastoral training, but lack the time and resources to access traditional seminary education.
EFCA AFFILIATES AND WISCONSIN BASED CAMPS
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Arrowhead Bible Camp
Dedicated to making disciples of Jesus Christ through a camp ministry.
Timber-lee Christian Center
Creates engaging communities where young people encounter Christ through a dynamic camp experience.
Green Lake Conference Center
Christian conference and leadership training center whose mission is to provide a special Christian environment of service, equipping, renewal and networking that helps produce more and stronger disciples and churches.
(Independent organizations or individuals we are pleased to work with)
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Cadre is all about training people to encourage and equip others to be disciplemakers and to equip the local church to make volunteers successful in loving and serving God.
Erica is a CPA specializing in Accounting and Consulting for churches and nonprofits. Her passion is to work with churches who want to make sure they have understandable, simple and accurate financial statements, good internal controls and procedures, and personnel policies that conform to the IRS tax law. She offers accounting software specializing in QuickBooks, financial reporting, clergy and payroll tax issues, accounting policies and procedures, designated funds, internal control analysis, and other consulting and accounting issues.
Five Loaves & Two Fish Bookstore
Five Loaves & Two Fish Bookstore desires to bring glory and honor to God by being faithful to His Word and call. They are a parachurch ministry, faithfully administering God's grace in serving the local Christian community, endeavoring to be good stewards of what God has entrusted, knowing that it is the Lord Christ they are serving.
Interim Pastoral Ministries (IPM)
IPM exists to support, stabilize and strengthen churches in pastoral transition. Interim pastors serve as a bridge between one pastor and the next with church health and kingdom effectiveness in mind. IPM desires to assist in the development of healthy churches.
Kids Around the World
Recognizing that children are truly the greatest resource in the world, Kids Around The World, Inc. exists to reach children around the world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to help those who work with children. Kids Around the World, Inc. (KIDS) is a faith-based, non-profit organization dedicated to helping children and families who have been affected by war, poverty, illness, and natural disasters.
At Peacemaker Ministries, our passion is for "Transforming Relationships with the Power of the Gospel." We accomplish this through our mission, which is to equip and assist Christians and their churches to respond to conflict biblically by developing and delivering outstanding, life-changing resources, training, and services to a multitude of receptive churches throughout the world. We prepare church leaders, adults, and children for peacemaking through educational resources, seminars, and training. We also provide conflict coaching, mediation, and arbitration services to resolve church and ministry disputes, lawsuits, family divisions, and business conflicts.
At Pinnacle we believe that the greatest Kingdom impact can be found with “…healthy pastors, healthy leaders, leading healthy churches.” Our vision is to create a movement of community-focused churches that obediently reproduce disciples, leaders and congregations. We do that with a special focus on the small to mid-sized churches of 500 or less.
One statistic that has remained constant over the past 30 years is that 98% of Christians do not verbally share their faith. Over the past five years Randy Larson, outreach coordinator for Salvation Poem Foundation, has been working with churches on changing that statistic. This ministry will help identify the reasons why believers are no longer sharing their faith and replace past failures and perceived inadequacies with a new found confidence and easy to use evangelism tools.
The mission of Sonlife is to equip leaders in relational disciple making according to the Son’s life (John 14:12). The focus is on the development of healthy church ministries committed to reaching the emerging generations in their community. The development of proven young leaders among the emerging generation is one of the most strategic long-term ways of seeing churches strengthened and planted and watching movements multiply.
Steven L. Johnson, MA, LPC, NCC
The mission of Advocate Psychotherapy Services is grounded in the belief that each person is unique in their skills and abilities, valuable because of who he or she is in personal character, and that there is always hope for needed changes. Support systems may be weak during a crisis or ongoing difficulty, but with the help of a counselor, healthy patterns, effective ideas, and healing can all be achieved. This private agency is centered on providing timely and effective psychotherapy to the men, women, teens, couples, and families. Technology and online resources can be used to counsel and stay connected.