MCML Podcast E78: The Joy of God with Jason Schmitt
Jason always wanted and prayed to be in a community where people love and care for each other. During his freshman year in college, he started attending church again and saw that God was answering his prayer one after another. He later was invited to go to India for a mission trip.His expectation was exceeded by God when he experienced so much joy in serving the children in India and the strong sense of community among the people there which he always wanted to have. Jason has gone to India twice with Global Hope India. Because his first trip was very impactful to him, he decided to come back so that more people could experience the joy of serving that he felt during his first trip.
In this episode:
- How he ended up going on a mission trip to India
- His jaded view of mission trip growing up
- Prays about community and wanting community during his freshmen in College
- His decision to go to India for a mission trip
- The things his team did in India
- The biggest blessing in the midst of the political situation in India during his second trip
- His fond memories in India
- Feeling happy and motivated waking up everyday at 5am for the morning prayer with the kids
- Learning to want less money and stuff for himself as a result of those trips
- Inspired by how the people in India he served with live as one community and family
- Encouraged to create and lead a small group
- Describes his mission trip experience as “eye opening”
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About Kevin White
Kevin White is a Christian pastor, international speaker, and an international best-selling author. As a writer, Kevin’s newest book, Audacious Generosity, is a best new Christian Book of 2020. Audacious Generosity was an instant international best seller in India and the United States of America.
Audacious Generosity is the New Book to Read in 2021. Look for it among Christianity books on Amazon and everywhere books are sold. Kevin’s why for life is to extend access to Jesus to all people world-wide. Kevin loves to motivate people how to encounter the presence of God in their everyday life.As a seasoned entrepreneur, Kevin has started and helped start hundreds of businesses, churches, and nonprofit organizations. Kevin is an expert in church leadership and business development. Kevin’s shepherd’s heart can be seen in his speaking and writing.
He integrates Biblical principles and worship into everything he does. Kevin’s strategy is to help people transform into the likeness of Jesus.
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Kevin is Founder and Executive Director of Global Hope India
About Global Hope India
Kevin White is the Founder/Executive Director of Global Hope India, a Christian mission organization focused on sharing the gospel in India and among Indian Nationals world-wide. We facilitate virtual mission teams to India and short-term mission teams in-person in India. These teams empower the church in India with pastoral training, youth pastor training, children’s ministry, church planting strategy, church planting ministry, and medical missions.
Global Hope India is a Christian charity that raises funds for India. 92% of every dollar given benefits gospel outreach projects in India such as church planting, orphan care, clean water projects, bibles, medical clinics, etc. Our partners in India serve the Baptist mission in India, Church of God in India as well as independent Christian churches.We do one thing – advance the gospel in India. We do it in one way – through the local church in India. Join us today by praying for India, giving to God’s work in India and going virtually or in person to make disciples in India.
Find out more information at https://globalhopeindia.org