By the end of the day Scott returns home exhausted; you can relate, right! Exhausted, the kids rush to his embrace (not always!), stopping him at the door. But Scott is full of life; he feels ‘alive’ because your partnership is mobilizing missionaries to reach the darkest of places and hearts while permitting us to live out our calling by God. What a privilege.
Four weeks ago, 54 new young missionaries finished 6-weeks of new staff training. The journey – fundraising – ahead is rugged, full of emotional mountain tops and valleys. Scott, will be their guide – their personal ‘sherpa’ (a climber’s guide to Everest) to bring them to a place they couldn’t do independently. One who’s been there with the ‘know-how’ to traverse the winding landscape ahead.
God has called Bubba (above left) to be a missionary in Ecuador
God has called Logan (above middle) to be a missionary at Ball State University
God has called newly married Stephen & Kelsey (above right) to be missionaries in Indianapolis
Can’t you imagine reaching the mountain top (way to go, if you have!) – the wind rushing through your hair, the calm, or the sense of accomplishment?
Most recently, Scott was a ‘sherpa’ to Mike, who reached the mountain top on February 14th by God’s grace and provision. Mike reported to his assignment Christ-centered, fully-focused, and fully funded…able to devote his efforts toward reaching lost students with the Gospel. He’s passionate about reaching Saudi Arabian students studying in the U.S. who are required to return home after graduation. It’s said to be the most closed country in all the world. Imagine the Gospel-impact they could have when they return!!