There was a man in Caesarea by the name of Cornelius...
... a centurion in what was called the
Italian regiment. He was a deeply
religious man who reverenced God, as
did all his household. He made many
charitable gifts to the people and was a
real man of prayer.
- Acts 10:1-2 (Phillips)
God sent Peter to Cornelius to testify of Christ. While Peter was sharing the Gospel, the Holy Spirit fell upon all who were listening. Thus, Cornelius, his house- hold and his devout soldiers became the first Gentiles to receive the Holy Spirit.
God wanted his message to go to all nations, so He kept Cornelius in the Roman army. (The military can go into nations where missionaries and others are not permitted!)
Ours is a military world as it was in Cornelius’ day and our Great Commission is the same: “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature.”
One way to fulfill the Great Commission is to train leaders, pastors, teachers and evangelists in every nation. Thus, we fulfill His commission and mandate.
Your Living Legacy
The Centurion Fund was implemented in 1965 to assist in meeting this need. Each serviceman and AGMM church member serving a tour of duty in Europe is challenged to donate $100 a year to this fund, before rotation.
Al Perna says, “I have witnessed firsthand how through the generous contributions of our service personnel, to the Centurion Fund, over the past 40 years, churches have been built, Bible school libraries stocked, orphanages and Teen Challenge centers assisted.”
Your living legacy in the future will leave its mark in the building of the Kingdom of God in Europe!
To send an offering to the Centurion Fund by mail, please send a check designated to "Centurion Fund" and made out to "AGMM" to the following location:
Jenaer Strasse 31
65205 Wiesbaden, Germany
If you would like to donate online, please click here.
For any other questions, click here to get in contact with us.