WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA) – DiscussingAshley, serving with Gospel for Asia since 2012, shares her experiences as a student and then as a staff member. Her life and journey with Jesus has grown through the encouragement of being involved in the Christ-centered, missions-focused community.
I was only 18 years old when I decided to leave my home and family in Pennsylvania and come to Texas to join Gospel for Asia’s School of Discipleship (SD).
During my SD year, it wasn’t so much the classes and the books I read that impacted me, although going through the books and classes were a good thing. It was seeing the Christian life lived out in a Christ-centered community that really impacted me and still does today.
God spoke to me a lot that year through some godly leaders here at Gospel for Asia, who encouraged me to pursue Christ with all my heart. I can say without a doubt that this is exactly what my journey has been: pursuing God with all my heart and seeing others pursue Him too.
I only planned to be at Gospel for Asia for my SD year, but the Lord had other plans. After graduation, He lead me to join staff. Each step I took following Jesus was literally by faith. Taking those steps of faith was scary for me at the time, but looking back, I don’t regret it…
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