Religion, Spiritual Development

Doulos Partners

Empowering the Indigenous

VESTAVIA HLS, AL   |  www.doulospartners.org

Mission

Doulos Partners exists to empower indigenous leaders to take the gospel further and faster to the ends of the earth.

Ruling year info

2008

Founder & CEO

David M Johnson

President

Dr Josh Clarke

Main address

700 MONTGOMERY HWY STE 100

VESTAVIA HLS, AL 35216 USA

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EIN

26-2009162

Cause area (NTEE code) info

Christian (X20)

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Partnership with Biglife

We partner with Biglife to empower indigenous leaders to reach their country for Christ through evangelism, discipleship and church planting.

Population(s) Served
Indigenous people

We partner with DOOR to empower indigenous leaders to reach the deaf people in their country for Christ through evangelism, discipleship and church planting.

Population(s) Served
Indigenous people

We partner with New Generations to empower indigenous leaders to reach their country for Christ through evangelism, discipleship and church planting.

Population(s) Served
Indigenous people

Where we work

Our results

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How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of churches planted

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Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of Professions of Faith

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Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

These numbers represent those who have confessed with their mouth that they believe that Jesus Christ is Lord and have asked Him to be their Savior.

Total Dollar Amount Invested In The Field

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Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

This number represents the total number of dollars that were raised and sent to the field. It does not include any administrative costs.

Average Cost Per Profession of Faith

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Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Decreasing

Average Cost of Church Plant

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Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Charting impact

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Five powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

We want to empower indigenous leaders in countries around the world to reach the lost in their own villages, towns, cities and countries with the gospel of Jesus Christ. Our goal is to see the lost become saved and enter into a deep intentional discipleship process that plugs them into active membership in a church plant.

We function like a missions mutual fund. With our Board of Directors paying 100% of the administrative costs, we are able to take donations that are given to us and send them straight to the field through our partners. We partner with established, successful church planting ministries that already have deep relationships with indigenous pastors around the world. We work with Christian church planting organizations and indigenous believers to spread the Gospel. 100% of the evangelical work, from leadership at the national level to sharing the gospel one-on-one, is done by nationals in their own countries. This approach eliminates many of the obstacles that Western missionaries around the world face in gaining trust, navigating customs, and learning the culture. A Doulos-sponsored evangelist, native to that country, goes into a village or town. He begins reaching the lost through street preaching, personal testimony, the Jesus film - whatever works for the culture and people. Once people accept Jesus, he immediately begins to disciple these new believers. From these new believers, God faithfully raises up a leader. Inevitably, a “Timothy” will emerge, someone with the gift and heart of pastoring. The evangelist disciples and trains this new believer to lead and preach.

For over 11 years, we have been vetting and working with partners as we empower the indigenous to reach their countries. That experience coupled with the God given, deep relationships we have with our partners and our church planters in the field allow us a strong foundation for the work ahead. Financially, God continues to grow our donor base as well as the total revenue that we are able to continue to grow the number of church planters that are being supported. With our Board of Directors covering 100% of the administrative costs, all of the money that is raised through our donors goes straight to the field. Because that is our commitment, we make sure that each of our partners understand that they cannot take administrative fees off the money Doulos sends to them, but instead send that straight to the front lines where it is needed the most.

Monthly we are receiving reports from our partners from the field. These reports include incredible stories of how God is at work in addition to actual statistics about the number of churches that are being planted and the number of people who are making professions of faith. At times these reports also include information on how many times they were able to share the gospel that month and with how many people. They also give us an insight to the ongoing training and discipleship that is taking place in the field. In addition to these monthly reports, we also host quarterly calls with our partners to get updated reports on what is happening in their domestic and international offices. Lastly, we take a number of trips to the field each year to see firsthand the work that is happening with our church planters.

Since inception, the Lord has allowed us to see 7,146,176 people make professions of faith and 22,992 churches planted. (These numbers are as of September 2019.) We look forward to moving forward with our current partnerships and work while also looking at opportunities to begin work with the unengaged, unreached people groups of the world. We want to truly see the gospel go to the ends of the earth.

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Keywords

evangelism, discipleship, church planting