MAC is a member of the Christian & Missionary Alliance (C&MA), an evangelical denomination with a major emphasis on world evangelization. It encourages believers of diverse backgrounds and theological traditions to unite in an alliance to know and exalt Jesus Christ and to complete His Great Commission.
With churches in every state of the Union, the denomination totals about 500,000 believers in nearly 2,000 churches. One quarter of these congregations is intercultural in character, attracting immigrants and minority groups with strong cultural heritages. Services are conducted each Sunday in 37 languages and dialects. Affiliated institutions include four colleges, two seminaries, a publishing house, four retirement centers and two development/investment organizations.