Purposeful Quotes and Statements

"My heart’s desire is to know God in a deep and intimate way, living with an undivided passion for Him. I long to be used in the lives of those who are hurting both physically and spiritually, that I may encourage this passion in them as well. I purpose to assist others in their relationship with the Lord by serving those in the ministry and proclaiming the truths of God through speaking, writing, and discipleship. I will seek to be available to weep with those who weep and rejoice with those who rejoice."
—Katie Yates, Florida

"I purpose to glorify God by enjoying Him forever and delighting greatly in His presence. By putting Jesus Christ on display as supremely valuable, I desire that the entire world may see and savor His glorious and saving power. My desire is to spread this Good News within the nations of India and Armenia. I am committed to learning all I can and acquiring the necessary training to be able to support a family and ministry as I venture out into the mission field, where Jesus Christ will be most glorified when I am most satisfied in Him!"
—David Garabedian, Ontario

"My heart’s desire is to help oppressed and spiritually blind people love Christ with all their heart, soul, mind, and strength. I long to assist others in overcoming their adverse circumstances and in living daily in God’s truth. By God’s grace, I will love them unconditionally and point them to His Word. I desire to accomplish this through writing and counseling, as well as through singing, playing, and composing Christ-centered music."
—Charissa James, Georgia