Does 27 still count as “youth”?
This was the question rolling around my mind when I made my first cautious steps towards Youth With A Mission.
I was already more than few years into my “corporate America” life—commuting to downtown Minneapolis to sell a product I myself had basically no interest in. Truth be told, I was both ready and desperate for something new.
My friends and I laugh now at the woman I was in 2010. Getting off the plane in Sydney with my Puma jacket zipped up too high and my baseball cap worn too low, I was filled with skepticism that maybe I WAS too old for all of this.
But I’m really glad I pushed through. Discipleship Training School changed my life.
Despite coming from a Christian background, I had no idea there would be so many more things about God to revel in and treasure.
I had no idea that the Holy Spirit was someone I could relate to personally.
I had no idea that God communicates in so many different ways, and that He had been communicating all along!
I had no idea how good, big and able God is.
These truths have massively affected my life. Whether I received them at 18 or 27, I’m just so thankful that I stepped out and took a chance.
What about you? Do you worry that maybe this chance has passed you by?
Take it from someone who has no regrets: it’s not too late.
This is your time.