BECAUSE GOD DESERVES THE WORSHIP OF ALL PEOPLE!
And we — who are redeemed and made new in Christ — are compelled to proclaim the gospel, the only hope for the billions who have never heard of Jesus.
Simply put, your giving enables missionaries to be sent to multiply churches among unreached peoples and places for the glory of God.
Use the charts and statistics on this page to inspire your church.
Download this graphic to show your church the impact of their gifts to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering.
BECAUSE YOU GAVE
Share these exciting numbers
with your church as your remind them that 100 percent of the offering supports missionaries.
Last year they reported:
- 1.75 million people heard a gospel witness
- 275,000 became new believers
- 14,000 new churches and 4,000 new groups were formed
- 21,000 leaders were trained to start new churches
- 444,263 nationals met in on-going Bible studies
These numbers and more are reported in the 2014 Annual Statistical Report at public.org/globalresearch
YOUR GIVING SENDS MISSIONARIES
Download this graphic to show how your church’s giving sends missionaries.
Gifts to the Lottie Moon offering provide 58 percent of IMB’s total budget, while the Cooperative Program provides 31 percent.
Learn more and find out how much your state sends to the Cooperative Program at imb.org/give.
WHAT DOES IT COST TO SUPPORT A MISSIONARY?
The average salary for a single missionary is:
- $51,400 a year (average as of February 2015)
- $4,283 a month
- $988 a week
- $141 a day
Support includes housing, salary, children’s education, medical expenses, retirement and more.
How many missionaries or how much missionary time will your church goal support?
WHAT IS THIS YEAR’S GOAL?
The 2015 Lottie Moon Christmas Offering goal is $175 million. One hundred percent of your gifts support missionaries and their ministries.