The Gideons International

  • There are over 290,000 Gideons and Auxiliary members (wives of Gideons) in more than 10,000 local groups worldwide.
  • Approximately 1.6 billion Bibles and New Testaments have been distributed worldwide since 1908, and more than 700 million Bibles and New Testaments were distributed in just the last 10 years.
  • 79.8 million copies of God's Word were distributed last year.
  • On average, more than two copies of God's Word are distributed per second.
  • Over one million Bibles and New Testaments are distributed every 4.5 days.