Friday, January 17, 2014

mission work

God is placing serving as a missionary on my heart.

My dreams are
  • to help unreached nations learn about Jesus
  • to share God's love with children and those living in Africa at some point
  • to serve God internationally
  • to grow and learn to serve Him more fearlessly, there and here

  • to learn from and gain friendships with Christians and missionaries serving worldwide
  •  to learn from every new experience and person I meet
  • to help others grow and learn to serve Him
  • to share everything I learn, see, and experience with my friends and family 
  • to surrender to God's lead


I don't feel like this point in my life would be a good time to leave long-term or for a two year period of time. I have grandparents, family, kids, and friends who are too precious and who need me here. I am so attached to the kids at Hope and their families!!! I also want to be with my sisters, grandparents, family, friends, and everyone. For this reason, I have been encouraged by Christians from various organizations to start serving with "Youth With a Mission" or YWAM. Working with them people can serve whenever and for however long works best for them.

Tonight I am looking at one of YWAM's many ministries called Frontier Missions that is focused on reaching unreached people groups!

YWAM works in more than 1,100 locations in over 180 countries, with a staff of over 18,000. There are so many opportunities. I feel drawn to Africa at some point, but also everywhere. There is so much to learn, so many ways to grow, and endless ways to serve.

I am excited to see what God has in store.

"Sing to the Lord, all the earth;
    proclaim His salvation day after day.
Declare His glory among the nations,
    His marvelous deeds among all peoples."

- 1 Chronicles 16:23-24

The journey and the support raising begins...

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