The Association of International Discipleship Advancement is a national movement sponsored by Evangelism Resources to engage churches to embrace the two "Alls": All of the church needs to reach all of the world with the saving message of Jesus Christ. Its purpose is to mobilize divergent churches in an interdenominational effort to bring people to faith in Jesus Christ. Envisioned by ER's founders, Willys and Thelma Braun, the program was inaugurated in
AIDA was first formed as the All-
In the AIDA council in April of 2005, themes were chosen to inspire growth as the decade draws to a close. They focesed on four main topics: prayer, witness and evangelism, the Word and discipleship, and youth.
AIDA functions in several ways. The first is the production and distribution of Christian literature. AIDA also sponsors conferences and seminars. Learn more about this aspect of the ministry by clicking here.
PROPOSALS FOR PROGRESS are sent to nearly a thousand church leaders every three months. These proposals center on 12 departments of church life and motivate leaders with practical ways to do more for Christ.
A QUARTERLY MAILING OF ADVANCE (a publication of AIDA) carries reports and suggestions for increasing and improving outreach efforts.
OTHER PUBLICATIONS, such as SAT-urate for the State Advance Team leaders, are published, along with tracts and attention-getting flyers.
BOOKS include He Married a Princess and 40 Big Truths About God by Thelma Braun, The Master by Phyllis Taylor, and Verses for 52 Bible Lessons. (available in English and Hindi)
CEO/SECOND LINE LEADERSHIP WORK CONFERENCES assemble leaders from all over
The AIDA PACKAGE of Promising Ministries is a yearly collection of ministries being blessed by God in different denominations of
"The mission of AIDA has added value in the life and ministry of many leaders for effectively reaching the unreached."- Rev. Richard Howell
"AIDA is a ministry blessed by God for Indian churches, for providing ministries that can be used for the effective growth of the Church."- Dr. T.S. David (now with the Lord)
"The motivation and encouragement that AIDA has brought in our state can never be overlooked."- Pastor S.B. Francis
"Since AIDA is a liaisonning body, it is never a threat to any church or denomination. The value of AIDA is much more powerful when one sees its scope of equipping ministry to the whole Body of Christ."- Rev. Dr. C.S.R. Gier