MISSION To prepare Christ-centered leaders who equip young people with the skills, relationships and courage to serve and succeed.
VISION To raise up young people with compassion, character and faith in Jesus Christ who have the imagination, moral fiber and tenacity to lead in all walks of life--business, industry, education, the Arts, government and the Church.
VALUES Ministry through relationships; Learning by doing; Christ-centered leadership; Multiplication through equipping; Young people following Jesus
1979, Tentmakers has trained and equipped over 20,000 individuals. Those who
have taken the training, who are from all walks of life, tell us that their
approach to life has changed! They say they are equipped and inspired to be
more others-focused, build stronger relationships, live more intentionally,
and have greater confidence to lead and influence others. They also say that
their relationship with Jesus Christ has become more central to the way they
live their lives.
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TENTMAKERS is organized to train young adults in youth ministry and to deliver practical, Christ-centered leadership and life skills training with emphases in: (1) building discipleship programs for local communities and congregations of the Christian church, (2) developing the character and skills of young adults for effective work and ministry (e.g. communications, motivation, management, creative thinking, decision making, relationships and citizenship) and (3) preserving and promoting traditional American Christian virtues and values, including family, community, personal responsibility, work ethic, and the free enterprise/free market system which allows people to fully develop and utilize their God-given freedom, potential and gifts.