About Buddy

Lawrence "Buddy" Martin and his wife Betty are co-founders of Christian Challenge International. They have served the Lord in the ministry since the mid-1960s. (Read his testimony.) They began Christian Challenge in 1976 with a stewardship from the Lord. The ministry began as a ‘School for Christian Workers’. It was Brother Buddy’s vision for missions that has led graduates of the school to enter the ministry as pastors or missionaries. Several hundred disciples have been trained under the auspices of Christian Challenge. Brother Martin received his Bachelor's Degree from International Seminary in Florida. His deepest love is the study of the Hebraic roots of the Christian faith. Bro. Buddy's wife, Betty, as co-founder of the ministry has been an integral part of the ministry since its founding . She comes from a family of ministers. They have three children and ten grandchildren.

Seahawks – All American Team


“God’s given me this amazing talent to throw the football. Even though I’m 5-foot-11 and people said I couldn’t do it, nobody can stop what God has for you.” — Russell Wilson Journal, It is not a matter of extolling the … Continue reading

A Standard For the Nations


“How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace; that bringeth good tidings of good, that publisheth salvation; that saith unto Zion, Thy God reigneth!” (Isa 52:7)   Journal, For the last couple … Continue reading

Rabbi Yitzhack Kaduri Reveals the Name of the Messiah


 Yehoshua is Messiah   “He came to His own, and those who were His own did not receive Him. But as many [of His own] as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even … Continue reading