About three years ago, I was looking for a way to serve. I had several friends with YWAM (Youth With A Mission), a missions organization based here in
Quite a bit has happened in my life since that time. My bride Debra and I were married on April 14th, 2007. Nine months later we were blessed with beautiful Emma. Now Emma is one year old, walking, and talking (well, sort of talking J ). Over the past year and a half, Debra and I have both been increasingly searching for ways to serve in ministry again. And now, three years after the initial idea, the roadblocks seem to have disappeared!
In December 2008 we presented a proposal to the directors of the YWAM base in
Work has already begun! YWAM has graciously allowed us to use their backhoe to construct the ponds. With the help of my friend, Clint Wright, one pond is already finished. We hope to have the remaining two ponds finished soon in order to fill up for summer with the spring rains.
The outreach will cost each of us about $3000 (around $1750 will go to the Airlines). At this time I am seeking partners to help me with these expenses and to join me in prayer for a fruitful and safe outreach. One hundred percent of the funds raised will go towards the outreach. Any extra funds raised will be donated to this
- (3) small ponds, each approximately 50 feet in diameter
- (800) tilapia fingerlings, 1 to 2 inch fish, $200
- (1) 50 foot seine, ¼ to ½ inch mesh, $200
- (2) large dip nets, $50 each
- (2) large coolers, $50 each
- Commercial floating fish food, $16 per 50 lb bag
- Automatic feeder, $100
- Weighing scale, $50