Accelerating the Global Advance of the Gospel
Rapid Deployment

Rapid deployment of global staff

Build Capacity

Building Capacity in Partner Ministries

Equip Local Churches

Equipping Local Churches for Missions-Sending

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Global Intercultural Services (GLINTS) was incorporated in the State of Illinois as a non-profit organization in May 2011. GLINTS subsequently received its tax-exempt (501c3) status in December of the same year. Our vision is to see the acceleration of the global advance of the Gospel.

What GLINTS does

The vision to accelerate the global advance of the Gospel is accomplished in three ways: deploying global staff, building capacity in partner ministries worldwide and equipping the local church to send their own to mission fields across the globe.

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GLINTS Welcomes New Global Staff

Meet Charles and Anne Marie Smoker


“Sports is a language the Japanese understand,” concluded Charles after outreach events in Japan during the World Cup in 2002. Having served in Japan since 1999, Charles and Anne Marie Smoker refocused their ministry, leveraging Charles’ passion of combining evangelism and sports to reach the Japanese for Christ.

With decades of ministry experience in Japan, the Smokers join GLINTS with the express intention of continuing their thrust of using soccer ministry to draw Japanese to the joy of knowing Jesus Christ. Pray with them as they seek to raise a new generation of Christ-followers . . . read more

Address: PO BOX 962, Wheaton, IL 60187-0962
Phone: (630) 765-5501
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