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Every Child, Every Nation, Every Day

Children’s Ministries Institute

Our Location

The main campus of the Children’s Ministries Institute® is located 50 miles west of St. Louis in Warrenton, Missouri, just off Interstate 70 at the International Headquarters of Child Evangelism Fellowship. The quiet campus is situated on over 600 acres of rolling hills and includes a small lake, a swimming pool and picnic areas. The peaceful atmosphere provides a pleasant place for students to walk, play or just relax.

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Our Philosophy

Child Evangelism Fellowship and CMI firmly believe that one of the main tasks of the Church today is to take the Good News of salvation to “every creature” (Mark 16:15).  Down through the centuries the emphasis in many churches has been placed on youth and adults.  However, the children have been desperately neglected.

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Our History

Child Evangelism Fellowship is the world’s largest mission agency to children.  Last year over 29.2 million children were reached in CEF ministries!  For more than 85 years CEF has successfully met the challenge of training thousands of Christians to evangelize and disciple children. Children’s Ministries Institute is actively preparing leaders for strategic ministry to today’s child.

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Programs of Study

The Children’s Ministries Institute (CMI) offers several different diploma and certificate programs. Each has a distinct emphasis and time commitment.

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