| a ministry of Steve & Janette Karges

About Us

Children’s Ministries International, Inc. (CMI) is a non-profit, non-denominational, evangelical Christian ministry to boys and girls under age 15. CMI began in 1980 and is based in San Diego, California.


A Profile of Steve & Janette Karges
President & Vice President of Children’s Ministries International, Inc.

Stephen “Steve” Karges is a Christian minister who is passionate about reaching kids for Christ worldwide.

Steve is President of Children’s Ministries International, Inc., a non-denominational, evangelical Christian ministry, based in San Diego, California, which he founded in 1980. Karges is also Coordinator of Global 4/14 Day, a worldwide day of prayer for children, held annually on April 14. In addition, Steve serves as Editor of Heroic Dads, a syndicated commentary for Christian fathers.

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Our Beliefs

We believe the Bible to be the inspired Word of God, without error in the original manuscripts and authoritative for daily living. We believe that there is one God eternally existing 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 substitutionary death for our sins, and His bodily resurrection from the grave.

We believe that all people are sinners by nature and by practice, are sentenced to eternal separation from God, and are in need of personal regeneration by faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. Those who have so trusted Christ as their Savior are indwelled by the Holy Spirit of God and enabled to live godly lives through submission to Him and dependence on Him.

We believe in the imminent return of Christ, and in resurrection of both the saved and the lost, the saved unto eternal life and the lost unto eternal judgment.

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