Association of Christian Ministries to the Blind

 

Statement of Purpose

The ACMB is an informal association of Christian Ministries which agree to work together for each other’s benefit and toward the common goal of fulfilling the Great Commission among people who are blind and deaf-blind.

 

Statement of Faith

We believe the Bible to be the inspired and the only infallible authoritative word of God. We believe there is only one God, eternally existent in three persons; Father, Son and Holy Spirit. We believe in the deity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, His virgin birth, His sinless life, His miracles, His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood, His bodily resurrection, His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and His eminent personal return in both power and glory. We believe that for the salvation of the lost and sinful man, regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential. We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a Godly life. We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost and that they are saved unto the resurrection of life and those that are lost unto the resurrection of damnation. We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in Our Lord Jesus Christ.

Members

 

Braille Bibles International

The mission of Braille Bibles International is to make a positive difference in the lives of visually impaired people by providing them access to God’s Holy Word.  We do this by providing Bibles in Braille, Large Print and in Audio Formats.  We also have a few other Bible study aids in Braille.  If you or someone you know is in need of an accessible Bible contact us at www.braillebibles.org, 800-522-4253 or info@braillebibles.org.

 

Care Ministries, Inc.

CARE Ministries Inc., as a channel of Christ's love, provides information, spiritual support and community resources to people who are blind or visually impaired. CARE Ministries helps connect people who are blind with services and materials that will help them know Christ, and equip them for service in the kingdom. Services include prayer support, technical assistance to churches, and a substantial library of audio materials including Christian books, monthly devotionals and teaching tapes.  CARE Ministries also provides information & referral services to other ministries and services via a toll free number (1-800-336-2232) and email (care@careministries.org).

 

Center for the Blind of the Assemblies of God

The Center for the Blind of the Assemblies of God serves people of all denominations and faiths. Services include a lending library of Braille, cassette, MP3 and digital text books for adults as well as children and nondenominational evangelistic material such as the Braille "Book of Hope." Certificate level Berean School of the Bible courses are available on cassette for those wishing to increase their Bible knowledge through distance education. Most Assemblies of God periodicals, Sunday school quarterlies and teacher's guides are also available. The library has an increasing number of children's twin vision books that include print and Braille combinations and Kids Kits, (colorful boxes with a twin vision book and tactile objects to compliment the story). Most services are free to the recipient.

 

Clearer Vision Ministries

Clearer Vision Ministries, Inc. is dedicated to providing spiritual and educational opportunities to print impaired individuals by providing selected Christian periodicals in recorded form, including our own SOUND TRUTH Magazine, through our Disability Awareness and Education Program for businesses, schools, churches and civic groups, and through direct personal ministry to students at the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind in St. Augustine, Florida.

 

Helping Hands Braille Ministries

Helping Hands Braille Ministries is the braille outreach of Source of Light Ministries International. Helping Hands publishes braille editions of the Bible courses of Source of Light Ministries International so blind people can become involved in Christ's great commission to "make disciples of all nations" and "preach the gospel to every creature." In addition, Helping Hands publishes the Our Daily Bread and Keys for Kids daily devotionals, hymnals, Sunday School lesson booklets and books to enable the blind Christian to participate equally in the worship, study and teaching ministries of his/her local church.

 

Lutheran Blind Mission

Lutheran Blind Mission (LBM) serves people of all denominations and faiths. It provides materials and leadership for Christian communities among people who are blind and visually impaired to be planted, leaders to be equipped, and believers in Christ to be strengthened, so that blind and visually impaired people may read and share the light of salvation seen through the cross of Jesus!

 

It does this in part through a large lending library along with Christian magazines; all in Braille, large-type and audiocassette.

 

Since one of the biggest problems among blind people is illiteracy, LBM offers a Christian curriculum to teach people how to read Braille. The tough questions of “Why am I blind?” and “Where is god?” are addressed. As people learn to read Braille they do so with God’s Word.

 

LBM also sponsors outreach centers, a gathering of people who are blind by the help of trained local congregations. Here people who are blind share God's compassion with one another. To make this happen a training school has been established to equip people who are blind: The Christian Blind Institute.

This is a faith-based correspondence school to train blind people to be Christian leaders.

 

Lutheran Braille Workers

Our Mission is to provide the message of salvation, through faith in Jesus Christ to individuals who are blind or visually impaired throughout the world.  We do this by providing the Word of God freely to people who are blind or visually impaired has been the focus of Lutheran Braille Workers since it was founded in 1943. The work has grown from producing titles in a single language to 30 languages; and the volunteer work force has grown from one volunteer working out of a shoebox in her home to more than 5000 volunteers in about 200 work centers across the United States!

 

Spoken Word Ministries

Spoken Word Ministries is a non-profit ministry whose mission is to reach those who are blind and visually impaired with free accessible materials that help those who do not know God to gain a relationship with Him and helps blind Christians to grow in their Christian faith.  We have Christian resources in Braille, tape and large print formats to serve the special needs of the blind and visually impaired throughout the world.  We also provide personal ministry and prayer support, as well as information and referral services to the blind themselves and to the friends and family of those who are blind.

 

Tape Ministries NW

Tape Ministries NW is a non-profit library of Christian books on tape, loaned free of charge to people who are blind, visually impaired, and physically or developmentally disabled. Our goal is to share the gospel and the pure joy of reading through books that inspire, entertain, and provide encouragement, comfort, and hope. Our books, including the daily devotional Our Daily Bread, are mailed to patrons in their homes.  Contact us at www.tapeministries.org or tmnw@tapeministries.org.