calling200WHEN GOD TUGS ON OUR HEARTS TO SERVE HIM, WE'D BETTER LISTEN AND DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT.

It goes without saying, obedience is a key response to a fulfilled Christian life. Stepping out in faith and dependence on God is an exciting, yet sometime challenging, journey.

Living and working in a cross-cultural environment is never easy, being often fraught with significant issues and misunderstandings. It is therefore very important that you have a clear call of God and a strong 'home base' to provide the care and support you might need.

Read more: I WANT TO BE A MISSIONARY

mexico-1440x822On the 29th January, a team of nine from Putaruru Gospel Chapel (PGC) left for the distant shores
of Mexico. The team was made up of seven young adults and two leaders. Their mission was to join
forces with YWAM at Tijuana where Mark and Korrin Jacobsen serve.

Mark and Korrin are commissioned by the PGC. There were three parts to this trip. The main part was to build a house with Homes of Hope, the second to participate in a program called ‘Mission Adventures’, the third to encourage Mark and Korrin by spending time there with them. Mission Adventures is a program YWAM runs that offers groups the chance to experience missions. The group participated in feeding the homeless, visiting an old people’s home to encourage them and various outreaches with local churches. At one of the churches they helped with two ministries. The first was a service for refugees and the other was visiting the church’s drug rehabilitation centre. Before leaving they were encouraged by the leaders of PGC to take every opportunity to get involved, to be willing to do things that would stretch them physically and spiritually. This was an experience where they were going to be a part of YWAM’s work but it was also a place where they learnt to rely on God.

Read more: MEXICO JANUARY 2017

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