LAY WITNESSES FOR CHRIST INTERNATIONAL
3906 WOODSTOCK DR, COLLEYVILLE, TX 76034 laywitnessesforchrist.com

Total Revenue
$270,330
Total Expenses
$305,926
Net Assets
$-42,775

Organizations Filed Purposes: DEVELOP, PROMOTE AND CONDUCT STUDY/CLINIC SESSIONS USING CHRISTIAN ATHLETES AS ROLE MODELS THRU PERSONAL TESTIMONY, COUNSELING, PRAYER GUIDANCE, ALCOHOL/DRUG AWARENESS AND OUTREACH PROGRAMS.

NONDENOMINATIONAL CHRISTIAN MINISTRY

28TH ANNUAL TEXAS STUDENT ATHLETE AWARDS RECOGNITION & BANQUET:THIS EVENT RECOGNIZES THE TEXAS FEMALE AND MALE CHRISTIAN ATHLETES OF THE YEAR. THE PURPOSE OF THIS RECOGNITION IS HIGHLIGHT STUDENTS WHOSE ACTIONS IMPACT THEIR PEERS FOR CHRIST. THESE STUDENTS ARE SELECTED OUT OF OVER TWO AND A HALF MILLION STUDENTS IN TEXAS. COACHES NOMINATE THE STUDENTS, AND THEN THE STUDENTS SUBMIT LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION AND ESSAYS TO THE COMMITTEE. STUDENTS ARE ALSO INTERVIEWED AS PART OF THE SELECTION PROCESS. EXPENDITURES FOR THIS EVENT INCLUDE PAYING FOR THE VENUE, MEAL, AND AWARDS FOR THE STUDENTS. RECEIPTS FOR THIS EVENT ARE IN THE FORM OF GIFTS TOWARDS THE EVENT, TO INCLUDE SCHOLARSHIPS TO HELP PAY FOR SOME OF THE SEMI-FINALISTS TO ATTEND. ACHIEVEMENTS OF THIS EVENT INCLUDE THE FACT THAT THIS IS A HIGH PROFILE EVENT THAT TAKES PLACE IN HURST, TEXAS, AND ENCOURAGES POTENTIAL PARTNERS AS THEY SEE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE OUTREACH OF THIS ORGANIZATION. ANOTHER ACHIEVEMENT IS THAT THE PROCESS OF SELECTING THE STUDENTS AND THEIR SUBSEQUENT RECOGNITION ENCOURAGES SCHOOLS AND OTHER STUDENTS TO "STAY ON THE RIGHT TRACK AND CONTINUE MAKING A POSITIVE INFLUENCE IN THE SCHOOL AND CITY". THIS EVENT TOOK PLACE IN MARCH, 2016, AND WAS VERY REWARDING. THE OUTREACH WAS AN OPPORTUNITY TO RECOGNIZE DESERVING STUDENTS FOR THEIR POSITIVE LIFESTYLES INFLUENCING THE YOUTH WITH THEIR EXAMPLES PLUS IMPACTING SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES WITH THEIR GOOD DEEDS. ONCE AGAIN, THE ENLISTED 100 VOLUNTEERS MAKE THIS OUTREACH TO 3200 HIGH SCHOOLS POSSIBLE.

PREPARATIONS FOR REACH-OUT 2020 JAPAN:WE BEGIN A NEW PREPARATION, SECURING PARTNERS, LODGING, MUCH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY WORK AND SELECTING LEADERSHIP, WHEREIN WE CAN DO THE FOLLOWING PLANNING FOR OLYMPIC OUTREACH. OUR STRATEGY: UTILIZING OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH HIGH PROFILE ATHLETES IN COOPERATION WITH SELECTED MINISTRIES BEING COGNIZANT OF THE COUNTLESS MEDIA COVERAGE - WE CONDUCT DAILY OUTREACHES AND FOCUS ON ENCOURAGING AND BUILDING UP THE LOCAL CHURCHES WHO SERVE AS OUR HOST CHAIRMEN. FIRST, TO THE PARTICIPATING ATHLETES WE CONTINUE OUR ON-GOING MINISTRY TO BUILD RELATIONSHIPS AND EQUIP ALL TO FULFILL THEIR GOD-GIVEN POTENTIAL IN POSITIVELY INFLUENCING THE YOUTH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE NATIONS. SECONDLY, WE ENLIST THE HIGH PROFILE ATHLETES AND SELECTED TEAM MEMBERS TO DO CLINICS AND EXHIBITIONS FOR THE YOUTH THROUGHOUT THE HOST CITY FOR THE 16 DAYS. AND, THIRDLY, WE ENDEAVOR TO MAXIMIZE THIS HIGH PROFILE OUTREACH AS THE WORLD LOOKS INTO THE HOST CITY TO DO NIGHTLY TELEVISED EVENTS CULMINATION IN THE HIGHEST PROFILE EVENT "AN EVENING WITH THE OLYMPIANS". THE MISSION RESULTS WERE VERY SUCCESSFUL AT "REACH OUT 2016 BRAZIL" IN THE MIDST OF THE RIO DE JANEIRO OLYMPICS.

OTHER OUTREACHES:THE BOARD DIRECTIVE TO DR. SAM MINGS AND HIS STAFF TO UTILIZE THEIR DISCRETION TO REACH OUT WITH GOD'S AGAPE LOVE TO THOSE LESS FORTUNATE WHOM WE COME ACROSS WITH REAL IMMEDIATE NEEDS, IE. FOOD, LODGING, CLOTHING, ETC. ALSO, WITH OUR BELOVED CHAIRMAN EMERITUS HOME, GOING AFTER HIS BATTLE WITH CANCER, DR. MINGS SR. INSTRUCTED TO EXPLORE EVERY AREA OF POSSIBLE ASSISTANCE, AND TO REMAIN WITH HIS SON "SAMMY-BO", DAILY MINISTERING TO OTHERS HURTING.

Executives Listed on Filing

Total Salary includes financial earnings, benefits, and all related organization earnings listed on tax filing

NameTitleHours Per WeekTotal Salary
Samuel J MingsPRESIDENT40$40,000
Ronald ColemanDIRECTOR1$0
Frederick C LewisDIRECTOR2$0
Lewis B JohnsonDIRECTOR2$0
Richard BucknorDIRECTOR3$0
Tim AldersCHAIRMAN1$0
Wayne LangstonVICE CHAIRMAN2$0
Bo MingsCHAIRMAN EMERITUS1$0
Sharon K MingsDIRECTOR40$0

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