National Ministries

National Ministries

Lincoln Christian University

LCU is located in Lincoln, Illinois. The mission of LCU is to develop an equipping leadership ministry for churches and church-related organizations to glorify God by carrying out the Great Commission of Christ. LCU doesn’t only exist to serve the students in preparation of Kingdom work, but many students, faculty, & staff serve area churches through preaching, teaching, leading worship services, and leading revivals.

Campus Outreach

Campus Outreach seeks to build laborers with a Christ-centered commitment to the Great Commission through evangelism and discipleship. They are passionately reaching students with the Gospel and training them to become mature followers of Christ. Chase and Lynzey Walker recently transitioned from the Campus Outreach branch at Truman State University to join the team at SIU-E.

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

IVCF is a student-led, interdenominational Christian group whose vision is to see students and faculty transformed, campuses renewed, and world changers developed. Greg and Mari Chimitris are transitioning from SIU-C to SIU-E where Greg will serve as the Area Ministry Director, and Mari will focus on forming relationships with graduate students and faculty.

Choose to Invest, Inc

Nathanael and Kristin Avery founded Choose to Invest in October of 2008. Choose to Invest assembles and leads groups of American college students for a semester-long experience that includes spiritual exploration and solidification, leadership development, and experiential learning before travel to Kenya, Africa. While in Kenya, the students work with children and in-country college students. After returning from Kenya, the students engage in ministry in the city of Atlanta and begin debriefing and living out the life God has called them to.

Pioneer Bible Translators

PBT disciples the nations by translating God’s Word into the languages of people who do not yet have access to it. Jeff and Laura Wilhoit are working with a team of nationals to translate the Bible into the Toma language of West Africa. Jeff also serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Operations Officer, and Global Security Advisor of PBT. Laura serves as a translation consultant for 3 additional Bible translation projects. Nathan D. serves as PBT’s Director of Recruitment, and his wife Lindsay has launched a Healing Prayer Ministry.