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Like-Minded Ministries and Organizations

GuideStone® works with several kingdom-based organizations who provide a variety of Christian-based services and products and who also engage in like-minded ministry. Although we share similar principles and values, GuideStone is not affiliated with and does not receive any commission or compensation from these organizations.


Evangelical Christian Credit Union (ECCU)

Evangelical Christian Credit Union
ECCU is a credit union for you, your family, your ministry and your church. They are a cooperative of Evangelical Christian individuals and organizations sharing resources to grow and support ministry.

In addition to offering all the banking options you need (checking, savings, loans, credit cards, online and mobile banking, ATMs, etc.), ECCU also wants to help you improve your financial life and give you the opportunity to align your finances with your faith.


MinistrySafe

MinistrySafe
The mission of MinistrySafe is to prevent child sexual abuse in ministry contexts, helping you protect children and those who serve them. MinistrySafe was founded to help ministries meet legal standards of care and reduce the risk of sexual abuse by creating preventative measures tailored to fit the needs of churches and ministry programs.

Since MinistrySafe’s inception, more than 3,500 organizations have trained over 450,000 staff members and volunteers on six continents in various languages. On average, MinistrySafe trains 7,000–9,000 people each month — live and online.


Ron Blue Institute

Ron Blue Institute
The Ron Blue Institute seeks to be a thought leader with great influence committed to changing the way Christians think, act and communicate about financial stewardship, empowering the church and changing the world.

The Ron Blue Institute delivers biblically-based financial wisdom to the body of Christ by providing thought leadership and content through church, professional, consumer and academic channels. Their model is to teach principles and processes (how to fish), instead of prescriptions (giving them a fish). The wisdom in the Bible is always right, always relevant and never going to change.


Strategos International

Strategos International
Since 2002, Strategos has protected people and property from harm, theft and destruction. They help churches, schools, businesses and other organizations create and maintain secure environments.

Strategos staff speak and train worldwide and are frequently sought out by regional and national media for expert commentary on active shooters, terrorism and crisis response. Services include:

  • Education and training
  • Consulting, investigation and surveillance
  • Tactical training for law enforcement, military and security personnel

Vanderbloemen

Vanderbloemen
With the largest full-time staff of any Christian executive search firm, Vanderbloemen serves churches, schools, nonprofits, family offices and values-based businesses through hiring, compensation, succession and culture solutions.

Working in 46 out of the 50 states in the U.S. and seven countries around the world, Vanderbloemen has the largest network of pastoral, church and ministry-minded candidates available to help you hire the right people and build a culture that lasts.