Help Bri Get to Lebanon!
Organized by: Brianna Robinson
Dearest friends and family and people of the online world,
I am currently following Jesus' lead and am in the beautiful country of Northern Ireland. I have been given the opportunity to be a part of a DTS (discipleship training school) through YWAM (Youth with a Mission) Ireland for the next 6 months! I am living with 20 other amazing students and all of the committed staff here at the YWAM base in Rostrevor, NI. It is named An Cuan (it means harbour in Irish), and it truly is a harbour. A place where people are sent in and prepared, and are sent out again. A place of rest with a heartbeat for reconciliation and the Kingsdom of God to be made manifest here on this island.
I know I am supposed to be here. I feel in my heart this is where I am meant to be in this season. I am being the most stretched as I ever have in my whole life so far, and while it is CHALLENGING- it is GOOD. I want to grow, and learn, learn more about the Lord and who He made me, His calling on my life, and being a part of this community is one of the most life giving things I have experienced in a really long time.
I wouldn't be where I am right now without God's incredible provision- and everyone who has given to even help me get to this point has been a HUGE BLESSING. I cannot THANK you all enough!!!
But if I'm being honest and vulnerable, I need to share that I really need financial help to be able to finish this DTS. God is more than able to bring it overnight if He wanted to put of nowhere- because He is God. But most of the time He wants to use people, because He chooses us all to play a role in His Kingdom.
So I am asking, please consider giving to help me stay on the field! I need support to be able to stay the duration of this journey. I am in need of $1300 more to finish the fees for the outreach phase!!! We are going to LEBANON after the holidays, for two months!
We will be there as encouragers for contacts there and at the YWAM base. As well as getting to visit people in their homes and visit with people in refugee camps. We will also be getting to do some children's ministry/teaching some English, also spending time at an orphanage. But most of what we will be focusing on doing is really what is most important in ministry, but especially in the Middle East- RELATIONSHIP. Spending time with people, talking, sharing story, hearing their stories. I could not be more excited!
God has provided my plane ticket and most of the costs miraculously so far, but the remainder is still lacking! This amount will cover cost of living, food and transportation there.
Trust and obey has been such the motto this whole time- that's all I can do. Trust my Daddy, and follow His footstep, even if it LITERALLY costs everything.
I love you all so much and ask you to please pray for me and join with me. This island is so broken and needs the love of Jesus to break down the walls of hatred and division that have been built through history. If I can be a vessel of His love here, even to one person, it is worth EVERYTHING. The same goes for Lebanon! They have similar and in some ways a way worse history of tragedy and the need for peace and reconciliation that can only come through Jesus is the only answer.
I love you all!