The purpose for the Olivet Institute for Global Strategic Studies is to help provide the worldwide Evangelical Church with plans and methods for the creation of Mega Strategies to support their goals of missions and evangelism. The Institute is a neutral center that will bring excellent theoretical thinking and research taking place in many Christian schools and organizations in order to form and create practical plans to carry out the Great Commission.
Olivet University is an institution of biblical higher education dedicated to training ministry-bound men and women as biblical scholars and leaders, and to equipping them with the practical skills to preach the Gospel effectively into and after the ‘network generation’ – thus priming them to revolutionize the world through Christian mission.
The GEM program (Global Evangelism and Missions)
Many outstanding professors and students are developing great strategies that can be useful for the church. The GEM program (Global Evangelism and Missions) is a plan to use new technology to allow various experts to present new and creative ideas in short (15 to 18 minutes) videos that shall be called GEM stones. These will be made available in a variety of places but primarily through our own website.
The five of the first GEM stones will be: