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February 12, 2020

The Gideons International – A Century Old Bible Ministry | Grace Seminary Podcast

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Meet the Gideons

In today’s episode of the Grace Seminary Podcast, Dr. Freddy Cardoza interviews Joel Wilson and Kevin Nance, members of Gideons International, a global, non-denominational Christian organization that focuses on bringing Scripture to all people and winning men and women for the Lord Jesus.

With a ministry spanning over 100 years, The Gideons International is “an association of Christian businessmen and their wives dedicated to telling people about Jesus through associating together for service, sharing personal testimony, and by providing Bibles and New Testaments” (

Known primarily for their work in placing Bibles (in 107 languages) into hotel rooms (in 200 countries), Gideons International also develops professionals in a variety of fields to share their faith, complete acts of service, and distribute God’s word.

To learn more about The Gideons International, or to find ways to help support their mission, visit their website at

The Host of Grace Seminary Podcast, Dr. Freddy Cardoza

Dr. Freddy Cardoza, Grace Seminary Dean and Host of the Grace Seminary Podcast
Dr. Freddy Cardoza

Dr. Freddy Cardoza is Dean of Grace Theological Seminary in Winona Lake, Indiana. He serves as Professor of Christian Ministry and Leadership and oversees all bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in the School of Ministry Studies, including its traditional, online, blended, and Deploy programs

Freddy holds a Ph.D. in Leadership from Southern Seminary, and has 25 years of academic experience overlapping with 20 years of local church pastoral experience. He has traveled to dozens of countries, equipping ministers on three continents. His new textbook, entitled Christian Education, was released by Baker Publishing Group in 2019.