Generous in providing assistance free of charge and without obligation to national believers
Inconspicuous with a goal of losing our identity in the Global Church and honouring what God is building
Advocates and representatives of the mission and calling of the National Church
Approachable by national church planting movements seeking assistance
Dependence upon the Holy Spirit to bring in needed funding for projects and administrative costs
Inspiration in sharing positive reports of church expansion rather than employing fundraising techniques that utilize pressure to elicit funds from perspective donors
Integrity in the presentation of financial reports and statements
Honesty in representing international projects and costs
Honouring our donors’ designations of their gifts to projects
Accountability to donors as their trusted link to national believers
Truthfulness in relating stories from our national ministry partners
Accuracy in reporting the size, international scope and income of Empower Ministries
Impartiality in dealing with donors of varying wealth and position
Encouragement of spiritually hungry believers by sharing the secrets of international revival
Ethical, moral and Christ-like behaviour at all levels of ministry and leadership
“Bondservant” attitudes (Philippians 2:5) to be maintained by all employees and leadership
Reasonable and modest levels of compensation for all staff
Frugality in controlling national administration expenses and travel
Bibles, New Testaments, Gospels
Short-term national worker support (food, housing, clothing)
Discipleship material and scripture-based tracts for national church-planting ministries
Training seminars and pastor's libraries
Bicycles, motorcycles, lanterns and other tools to enhance the efforts of national workers
Publications to communicate the principles of the spiritual awakenings that are evident overseas
Canadian believers with the transferable concepts of spiritual vitality we find abroad, by providing inspiration through exciting news reports from our overseas partners
Empower Ministries SENDS resources to those national ministries that have moral and financial integrity, sound doctrine and rapid expansion.
Empower Ministries SEARCHES out and follows God's leading to areas of the world where a small investment can produce major results in evangelism and church planting.
Empower Ministries STRETCHES every dollar at home and internationally, resulting in the greatest possible impact.
Fluent in their native language
Already resident in their area of ministry
Supported for as little as $30 to $130 per month
Proven communicators of the Gospel to fellow countrymen
registered as a Canadian charity and all gifts to the ministry are tax deductible.
certified as a member of the Canadian Council of Christian Charities*.
governed by a dedicated and active Board of Directors made up of professionals, clergy and business people, and bring a broad range of expertise and a wealth of experience to the Ministry.
complying fully with the rules set forth by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) for participation in international projects.
wisely investing the funds entrusted to us by our partners in ministry. We do not own any buildings or incur any debt.
Please note: You may have seen the September 22, 2010, report by CBC saying that, “Canadian registered charities paid $762 million to third-party fundraisers between 2004 and 2008, all of it deducted from donations and often dwarfing guidelines set out by the Canada Revenue Agency.”
Be assured that Empower Ministries has never engaged third-party fundraisers.