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Discover the history of the Gideons international

Witness to History is a comprehensive narrative of The Gideons International that archives historical photos, testimonies, and documents over the last century. Explore this unprecedented journey and order your copy today at

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Offering Hope Through Reach Responders


Gideons and Auxiliary have been showing appreciation to their local first responders in hospitals, medical facilities, police stations, and fire departments. Read more to find out how The Gideons is offering hope to these men and women.

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An Infectious Joy

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This past spring, ten Gideons traveled thousands of miles to Nairobi, Kenya, to join over 150 local Gideons and Auxiliary for a week of ministry. The sincere time together came as a result of living in the fullness of all Christ has to offer.

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A Stable income with eternal benefits


People long for security and want to make a difference at the same time. For people like John and Loy, using a Charitable Gift Annuity through The Gideons reaps spiritual returns far more significant than any earthly investments-even in the days of COVID-19.

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Millions seeking lasting hope!


We're counting on your help to provide hope from God's Word . . . Please make your generous gift NOW to reach many for Christ!


Who are the Gideons?

Disciples of all nations

We are a body of believers dedicated to making the Word of God available to everyone and, together with the local church, reaching souls for Christ.

The Gideons International is the result of a meeting between two men who wished to band commercial travelers together for evangelism. What began in 1908 as an Association of Christian businessmen placing Bibles in hotel rooms has evolved into an expanding mission to provide Scriptures to all people in nearly every facet of life. Today, we have taken more than 2 billion Scriptures in more than 95 languages to 200 countries, territories, and possessions across the globe.

We exist as an advocate for the lost, to bring them the saving knowledge of the Word through not only placing and distributing Scriptures, but also through personal witnessing and by associating together for service. As a united force for the Gospel, we remain rooted in tradition, but we operate under the firm belief that anyone can be a valuable asset to this invaluable cause. We provide many opportunities to partner with us through either prayer or financial support. Join us, and let's spread the Good News. + Learn More