We believe all men and women need a relationship with Jesus Christ. We are certain in our calling to engage the lost with the gospel. In 2019, Judson once again recorded more than 50,000 Gospel Engagements, keeping us on target to reach our three-year goal of 150,000. This effort led to more students and children taking their next step to follow Christ than we could have imagined. During Global Focus, we far exceeded our one-day offering goal of $75,000 with almost $100,000 to plant churches with The Timothy Initiative in villages across Africa and India that are without a gospel presence. We also took big steps towards financially repositioning the church by refinancing our load and paying off $431,000 during our Foundations Campaign.
As we enter this new decade, we are praying God will continue the good work He has started. We want to join Him in reaching the lost and discipling believers to take their next step in following Jesus. As you read this vision guide, I hope you will be excited about the direction God has planned for us. The future us now, and it is exciting!