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1970s—Showcasing ministry milestones of Campus Crusade for Christ's third decade

  • Published: September 6, 2011

1970 - FamilyLife launched— FamilyLife’s mission is to effectively develop godly marriages and families who change the world one home at a time.

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Marriage Makeover-
Under Construction-
Couples in Community-
Caring Enough to Care-
I Won’t Until “I Do”-


1972 - EXPLO 72—

Campus Crusade staff members and some 80,000 others converge on the Cotton Bowl in Dallas for EXPLO 72. This landmark conference features evangelism and discipleship training, contemporary music concerts, and lots of rain.

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1974 - EXPLO 74—

More than 300,000 delegates attend EXPLO 74 in Seoul, South Korea. Police officially estimate a crowd of 1.5 million at one of the evening meetings; 323,000 of them indicate decisions to receive Christ.

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A Miracle In The Making-


1975 - Christian Embassy launched——reaches out to the diplomatic community and—reaches out to Capitol Hill. These ministries help national and international leaders working in Washington, D.C., and the United Nations in New York City, along with their spouses and staffs, integrate their faith and their work.

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Up the Hill–
Reaching Out on Capital Hill-
On Permanent Mission-
College Student Decides to Reach Foreign Governments for Christ-


1976 - I Found It campaign-

From 1976 to 1980 approximately 85 percent of Americans receive some exposure to the I Found It campaign, which mobilized more than 300,000 Christians from 15,000 churches in 246 cities for organized evangelism.

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In The City of Brotherly Love-





1979 - The JESUS Film— JESUS, a film account of the life of Christ and based on the Gospel of Luke, premieres in 250 theaters. JESUS is filmed at 202 locations in Israel, incorporating a cast of more than 5,000. It will become the most-translated motion picture in history.

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More Than a Man in a Movie-
Jesus Film Mission Trips-
Walking with Jesus-
Difference of One Life (Magdalena film)-


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