Vonette Z. Bright

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Vonette Bright "is co-founder of Campus Crusade for Christ along with her late husband Dr. William R. Bright.

"She earned her BA in home economics from Texas Women's University and did graduate work in the field of education at the University of Southern California. Vonette taught in Los Angeles Schools before joining Bill full-time in Campus Crusade.

"Bill and Vonette have 2 married sons and 4 grandchildren.

"Vonette's commitment to help reach the world for Christ has fueled a passion for a prayer and desire to help others develop a heart for God. She serves as Chair for The Bright Media Foundation and maintains an amazing schedule from her home in Orlando.

"Bill and Vonette celebrated 54-1/2 years of marriage prior to Bill's graduation to heaven in July 2003." [1]

"She founded the Great Commission Prayer Crusade in 1972, was a member of the original Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization, and served for 9 years as chairwoman of the National Day of Prayer Task Force. In 1993, Bright launched Women Today International, a ministry to and for women." [2]

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  1. Vonette Z. Bright, Campus Crusade for Christ International, accessed December 15, 2008.
  2. Directors, Campus Crusade for Christ International, accessed December 15, 2008.