I believe that God is calling me to share the good news about Jesus Christ to anyone and everyone. To better equip me for this calling I felt led to apply to the Youth with a Mission Discipleship Training School, feeling this would better prepare me to follow my call. I am so excited to announce that I will be leaving for Tauranga, New Zealand on July 23rd of 2018, where I will live on the YWAM base. I will be attending daily classes, studies, and participating in local outreach for 3 months where my days will begin at around 5:45 AM, and end at 10:00 PM. In those three months, I will read the Bible through either cover to cover or chronologically, in conjunction with lectures and training complementing the text. This DTS will require a commitment to reading the Bible for at least an hour every morning, and learning a scripture by heart each week. Once those 3 months are completed, my DTS group will be traveling to third world countries (such as Fiji, which was last years mission, Phillipines, or Thailand, to-be-determined), where we will be volunteering on the mission field for 2 months.
I'm asking you to join me in this mission, first with your prayers, and also with financial support. I have estimated that the total cost of my trip will be $12,000. This will include Tuition (which includes room and board for all 5 months) of $7,100, roundtrip air fare of $2,900, and miscellaneous expenses of$1,000. Since I just graduated from High School six months early in December, I plan to work from January through June to earn $4,000 of this total cost. I have received a committment for a job from a Christian family who owns a restaurant in Morehead City, NC. So my goal is to raise $8,000 through GoFundMe.
I would love the opportunity to share more about this journey with your church, youth group, or civic organization. Feel free to contact me personally if you desire to hear more!
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