The Greatest Journey
The Greatest Journey is an exciting discipleship program that teaches children to become faithful followers of Christ. The program is offered to children who have received an Operation Christmas Child shoe box.
The Greatest Journey is an
program that teaches
become faithful followers of
The Greatest Journey is a 12
lesson Bible-based children's curriculum that continues the effort
of sharing the Gospel that begins at a shoe box distribution event
hosted by a local church. In the weeks following the distribution,
the local church invites each child to participate in The
Greatest Journey discipleship program.
The mission of The Greatest
Journey is to reach as many children as possible with the
Gospel, to establish them in their faith in Jesus Christ, and to
equip them to pray and share the Gospel with their family and
The Greatest Journey is
taught by local church volunteers who have been trained to not only
teach the curriculum, but to continue in children's ministry and
develop their own lessons, assisted by a Leader's Guide that is
provided to them.
The Greatest Journey has been translated into over 60
languages. In the 2010-2011 season, The Greatest Journey
reached more than 1 million children in over 50 countries. In 2010,
more than 86,700 children responded to The Greatest
Journey by committing their lives to Christ. Our long-term
goal is to reach as many as four million children annually by
While the shoe box gift is the most visible part of Operation
Christmas Child, it is only the first part of a great effort by
churches around the world to share the Good News of Jesus with
hundreds of millions of hurting children.
of $6 provides one child with a copy
of The Greatest Gift of
All booklet, The Greatest
Journey discipleship course, and a New
The Greatest Journey curriculum here.
Ways you can help
Pray that each child who receives an Operation Christmas Child shoe box will participate in The Greatest Journey discipleship program, and that each child in the program will know, love, and accept Christ.
Help Samaritan’s Purse go beyond the shoe box and expand assistance to children, their families, and their communities. Donate Here