History

India Campus Crusade for Christ is an interdenominational Christian movement involved in helping to fulfill the Great Commission of our Lord Jesus Christ in this generation. Thomas Abraham, along with his wife Molly, initiated the Campus Crusade for Christ ministry in India in the year 1968. The initial operations began in the city of Cochin, Kerala. Thomas was an active leader among the youth of the Communist Party: ”I wanted to change the world, for better, and I thought, Marxism is the ideal way.”

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However, later Thomas had an encounter with Christ and surrendered to His claim on his life. “I realized that ‘revolution of love’ as demonstrated by Jesus will have greater impact on the world, than revolution by blood, as propounded in communism.”
After some time, Thomas and his wife Molly immigrated to the US, and were met by Dr. Bill Bright of Campus Crusade for Christ, challenging them to start the ‘revolution of love’ in the campuses of India. At last in 1968 they landed in Kochi, Kerala, began the ministry, aimed at the campuses of the city

For all these years, the objective of ICCC has focused on the Great Commission, helping to take “the most joyful news ever announced” of our risen Savior to every person on planet Earth.As a movement, ICCC gives priority to this primary goal: to win others to Christ, build them in the faith, train them to be His disciples, and send them to help proclaim the good news to everyone, everywhere. ICCC has its presence in multiple states across the country with over 500 staff and over 1000 volunteers. India Campus Crusade for Christ is registered under the Karnataka Societies Registration Act, 1960.