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God Multiplies The Workers

Hello friends and ministry partners! Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post. I pray that you find it as encouraging as I have. God is faithfully bringing his kingdom to DFW through the discipleship that these students are experiencing in college ministry.



Above are just a few pictures of our end of year celebration from just earlier this month. We celebrated all that God has done over the school year and we said goodbye to some of our students that will be graduating and going into the work force. So many of these students are using their gifts to bring God's kingdom with them wherever they go. Several will be going into business or nursing or engineering and they are leaving our community with a love for Jesus and a heart for others that will not fade after college as they seek to be a light in dark places. Some of these students are international students who will, having encountered Jesus and Christian community while here in America, will hopefully one day be missionaries to their home country in powerful ways.  And some of these students will be the future leaders of the church. Ulises, the young man on the right in the bottom picture is currently doing a youth pastor internship with a church in Garland. He is taking the skills he learned in Focus with him to help minister elsewhere to the generation below him. I'm so grateful for the role you've played. Not only have these students been a blessing to my life, I see already how God intends to use them to bless and to change the world for His glory!
These are a few of our students who attended SICM, or, the Student Institute of Campus Ministry, just a few weeks ago. These students spent all week in classes learning not only why they should but also how to reach their peers on the college campus. These students left equipped and encouraged with vision of seeing their college campus transformed as they go and share the good news of Jesus with their peers. I was so encouraged to hear what they were taking away. Even as some of our current student leaders graduate I get to rejoice with God, because no workers are being lost. Some are being sent out, but because of their faithful efforts while here on the college campus even more are being raised. In total we are sending around 200 students to SICM from all of the campuses that FOCUS is on across DFW. That's a potential 200 students who will reach a huge network of college students in the name of Jesus Christ. I rejoice at that reality and I'm so excited to see what God will do through the faithful efforts of this next generation.

Prayer Requests
  • I'm about 78% of the way to my fundraising goal for this year. I'm still looking to raise $600 more a month. Would you please pray with me for the rest of this fundraising season? And if you would please also prayerfully consider if there is anyone that you know that might be interested in hearing from me about God's work through Focus?
  • We are selecting our student leader team for this next year. Would you please pray for wisdom for the staff in making those decisions?
Thank you as always for your love and support! Don't forget to read the student testimony below! This is one of our student leaders at UT Arlington.


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