Christian Missions International (Jim and Brenda Puhr)
Christian Missions International
General Description: Christian Missions International (CMI) is a Missions Agency that is dedicated to the completion of Matthew 24:14 “This Gospel of the Kingdom shall be made a witness to all nations and then the end shall come.”
Purpose: CMI exists to glorify God by taking the gospel of Jesus Christ to the nations of the world, through Bible Schools, Leadership Seminars Evangelistic Campaigns, and the starting of Churches so that in this generation the Great Commission as stated in Mark 16:15 is accomplished. CMI is committed to networking with other ministries and churches in the Body of Christ to accomplish its purposes. Some of the ministries that CMI networks with are: Campus Crusade for Christ, The Alliance for Saturation Church Planting, and Joyce Meyer Ministries.
History: CMI was founded in 1997 by missionaries Jim and Brenda Puhr. Jim and Brenda previously had served for fifteen years as missionaries with Calvary International, in the nations of Costa Rica, Jamaica, United States and Russia.
Goals for 2018: In 2017 CMI will be focused on starting FIFTEEN brand-new churches in five nations in Eastern Europe. CMI will network with key national pastors in Slovakia, Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic and Romania to start these churches. Cities of populations of 20,000 or more with no evangelical churches will be targeted. To start each of the new churches CMI will invest approximately $4000.
Goals for the next five years: In the five years CMI plans to help start at least 75 new churches in Eastern Europe. Focus for these new churches will be in Yugoslavia, Slovenia, Croatia, Poland, Romania, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Russia, Slovakia and other nations in the region.