The Royal Ambassadors is the name of a Baptist worldwide missionary organization for boys between the ages of 10 and 30 – an international organization found in many countries of the world, wherever there are Baptists. It is found on the continents of Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America. The organization in Nigeria is called Royal Ambassadors of Nigeria (RAN).
In its mission education and ministry plan, RAN has a foundational Christian education plans for Junior RA, boys between the ages of 10 and 12; basic discipleship plans for Intermediate RA, boys from age 13 to 16 (or Secondary School age); and solid mission education and action plans for Senior RA, who are boys within ages 17 and 24.
The vision and work of Royal Ambassadors started in the United States of America in 1908 among the Brotherhood Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), USA; and came to Nigeria as one of the world’s leading organizations for boys through the SBC missionaries in the 1920s.