Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the mission of American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS)?

ABHMS ministers as the caring heart, serving hands, going feet and prophetic voice of Jesus Christ—establishing
ministries of discipleship, community and justice along with equipping and networking followers of Jesus to transform
persons, congregations, neighborhoods and cultures throughout the United States and Puerto Rico

  • What is the theme for the America for Christ (AFC) Offering 2016?

Discipleship: Becoming More Like Christ (Ephesians 2:10)

  • What is the financial goal for the America for Christ Offering 2016?

The financial goal for this year is $1,250,000.

  • What is the distribution of the total America for Christ 2016 Offering?
    – 29% support Regional ministries.
    – 59% supports ABHMS mission and ministries.
    – 12% supports offerings promotional/deputation costs.

(ABHMS is the only mission board to share its national offering with American Baptist Churches USA regions.)

  • How do I get more America for Christ Offering 2016 materials?

Call Judson Press at 1-800-4JUDSON (1-800-458-3766) to speak with a customer service representatives

If you are interested in more information, please click HERE for AFC 2016 Talking Points (PDF).

If I have a question about the America for Christ Offering 2016, whom do I contact?The Rev. Dr. Eddie Cruz, associate executive director for Mission Advancement, at 1-800-222-3872, x2423,
or 1-800-222-3872, x2028 or email at
Praying for a blessed America for Christ Offering 2016

Thank you!