Activate your church with the Matthew 25 Challenge

November 12 - 19, 2017

A unique challenge to help your church live out Jesus’ call

The Matthew 25 Challenge is a week-long discipleship tool for your congregants to step out of their comfort zones and engage in Jesus’ love for “the least of these brothers and sisters of mine.”


How the Matthew 25 Challenge Works

Launch Sunday November 12

Invite your church into the Matthew 25 Challenge. This would be a 7-10 minute focus at the start or end of the service. Share your heart, play the video, invite everyone to take out their phones and text to opt in to the challenge. Then hand out cards with the daily challenges listed so they can prepare their hearts for the experience. 

Week-long Challenge

Your congregation will receive text messages with 7 daily challenges, impactful stories of children around the world, prayer points for families, and engaging elements like 360-degree videos and activities. 

Matthew 25 Sunday Novembr 19

After your congregation has experienced the challenges and stepped out of their comfort zones, this is a great time to call them to action. The week concludes with a Matthew 25 Sunday, where families are invited to live into Jesus’ call by sponsoring a child. 

“For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in…” 

- Matthew 25:35 (NIV)

Activate your church with the Matthew 25 Challenge

What you'll get access to: 

Resources for your weekend services  

Get access to our 7-minute in-service Matthew 25 video, prayer experience, and teaching resources and apply to get access to our new viritual reality lobby experience.

SMALL GROUP PRAYER AND DISCUSSION GUIDE  

Challenge your small groups to put their faith into action through our new 4-week study that explores the biblical themes of compassion and love for neighbor.

PROMOTIONAL TOOLS FOR YOUR MATTHEW 25 CHALLENGE  

We have planning guides, posters, signs, promo videos, social posts and more to get your church body excited about this unique week.

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. Motivated by our faith in Jesus Christ, we serve alongside the poor and oppressed as a demonstration of God’s unconditional love for all people. 

Get access to a 3 min video that will show you how to do the Matthew 25 Challenge at your church.

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