CV Outreach Reports Impressive Figures One Year After Launch 

CV Outreach logoLast year, the North America team of global Christian ministry CV created CV Outreach – a program to help connect seekers to the Church.

“Hundreds of thousands of people are searching for answers to their spiritual questions every day,” noted Nick Runyon, executive director at CV North America. “These searches occur online, across Google search bars and social media posts. Churches are largely absent from these conversations. CV wants to change that, and make a connection happen.”

Leveraging Google's grant program, which offers $10,000/month in free advertising to qualifying churches with 501c3 status, CV has been creating and managing digital campaigns to intersect spiritual seekers with the Gospel, and to help them make a connection to a church pastor.

“There is a lot that we can do for these church partners that they aren't doing -- or sometimes can't do -- for themselves,” Runyon told NRB Today. “The benefit for us all is that spiritual seekers get connected with the local church 24/7/365.”

In its first year of existence, CV Outreach reports having:

  • Built a network of more than 400 church partners;
  • Driven more than 7,000,000 people to church partner websites;
  • Established dominance for Google searches like "What is the meaning of life" and "Is God real?";
  • Touched nearly 1,000,000 people with the Gospel; and
  • Connected 40,000 people into conversations with local church pastors.

“CV does all of this on the church's behalf – for free,” Runyon said.

“I'm very excited about 2018 and think that we can grow the network to over 1,000 churches by getting connected with some major denominational leaders,” he added. “We have a great year ahead of us!”

Anyone interested in tapping into the hundreds of thousands of people searching for life's greatest questions every month can visit

CV is a Silver Level Sponsor of Proclaim 18, the NRB International Christian Media Convention, in Nashville, Tennessee, and will be exhibiting at NRB’s award-winning Exposition, which will be open February 28-March 2.

CV will also be holding a press conference for CV Outreach on Wednesday, February 28,  10:45 -11:30 a.m. in the Delta C Ballroom.

Proclaim 18 takes place February 27-March 2 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville.

By NRB Staff

Published: February 15, 2018


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