Felicia Gater Joins DiscipleMakers' Staff Team

Felicia Gater

Felicia Gater

Felicia Gater has joined DiscipleMakers’ staff team! She got involved with DM at Penn State and had her heart transformed by the gospel. Felicia has served as a student leader there for the past few years, leading Bible studies and discipling younger women.

“I am so excited to be a part of the Lord's work on college campuses, transforming lives with the beautiful power of the gospel!" Felicia said.

Praise God with us, and pray for Felicia as she begins raising support for her ministry with DiscipleMakers this summer.

Christian Lewis Joins DiscipleMakers' Staff Team

Christian Lewis

Christian Lewis

Christian Lewis has joined DiscipleMakers’ staff team! After Christian accepted Christ as his savior in high school, God used DM's ministry at Bloomsburg University to expand Christian's view of the gospel.

“I am very excited to labor with the ministry that had a deep impact on my walk with God during college!" he said.

Praise God with us, and pray for Christian as he begins raising support for his ministry with DiscipleMakers this summer.

DiscipleMakers earns fifth consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator

DiscipleMakers has received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for the fifth consecutive year. Charity Navigator is America's largest and most-utilized independent evaluator of charities.

“We are proud to announce DiscipleMakers has earned our fifth consecutive 4-star rating," wrote Michael Thatcher, Charity Navigator's president and CEO, in a letter to DiscipleMakers. “This is our highest possible rating and indicates that your organization adheres to sector best practices and executes its mission in a financially efficient way. Attaining a 4-star rating verifies that DiscipleMakers exceeds industry standards and outperforms most charities in your area of work. Only 7% of the charities we evaluate have received at least 5 consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that DiscipleMakers outperforms most other charities in America. This exceptional designation from Charity Navigator sets DiscipleMakers apart from its peers and demonstrates to the public its trustworthiness."

To learn more, visit DiscipleMakers' profile on Charity Navigator's website.

Shawn Davis Joins DiscipleMakers’ Board of Directors

DiscipleMakers’ board of directors elected Shawn Davis as its newest member in their meeting on April 1. Shawn lives in State College and teaches science at the public high school.

“I’ve been very impressed by what I’ve seen in DiscipleMakers,” Shawn said. “I am drawn to authentic people doing authentic things—I have little patience for dishonest pursuits. What I see in DiscipleMakers is honest pursuit of a worthy goal—an organization doing Christian ministry the right way. This pursuit is spelled out clearly in DM’s Vision, Mission, and Core Values. It’s easy to want to be a part of something like that.”

We praise God for leading Shawn to serve on our board and pray that God will use him to help advance DiscipleMakers’ mission to make disciples for Christ on campus.

Kate Wetzel Joins Disciplemakers' Staff Team

Kate Wetzel

Kate Wetzel

Kate Wetzel has joined DiscipleMakers’ staff team! She got involved with DM at Muhlenberg College and came to understand the greatness of the gospel through the ministry. Kate has served as a student leader there for the past few years.

“I am so excited to be a laborer for the Lord with DiscipleMakers as we continue to reach more students and see the awesome works the Lord is yet to do," Kate said.

Praise God with us, and pray for Kate as she finishes up her senior year and begins raising support for her ministry with DiscipleMakers in May.

Kaitlyn Moore Joins DiscipleMakers' Staff Team

Kaitlyn Moore

Kaitlyn Moore

Kaitlyn Moore has joined DiscipleMakers’ staff team! She got involved with DM at Penn State University and had her heart transformed by the gospel. Kaitlyn soon began sharing the gospel with her friends, and become a student leader in the fellowship. Kaitlyn also served as an intern with DM this past summer in our Event Planning Department.

Upon accepting her position on our staff team, Kaitlyn said, “I am eager to be a part of sharing the good news of Christ with college students and witnessing God’s transformative work in their hearts!”

Kaitlyn will begin raising funds full-time for her ministry with DM following her graduation from Penn State this May. Praise God for providing a new laborer for the harvest field! Please pray for Kaitlyn as she takes her next steps forward.

Taylor Kauffman Joins DiscipleMakers' Staff Team

Taylor Kauffman

Taylor Kauffman

Taylor Kauffman has joined DiscipleMakers’ staff team! She got involved with DM at Lebanon Valley College as a freshman and came to understand the deeper implications of the gospel through the ministry. Taylor has served as a student leader there for the past few years, and also served as a DM intern this past summer.

Upon accepting the staff position, Taylor said, “I’m excited to continue to share Jesus on staff with DiscipleMakers!"

Praise God with us, and pray for Taylor as she finishes up her senior year and begins raising support for her ministry with DiscipleMakers in May.

Kaylah Daley Joins DiscipleMakers' Staff Team

Kaylah Daley

Kaylah Daley

Kaylah Daley has joined DiscipleMakers’ staff team! After becoming a Christian in her high school church youth group through DM alumni, Kaylah became further acquainted with DiscipleMakers at Kutztown University. She served in the ministry there leading Bible studies, discipling younger women, and serving in behind-the-scenes leadership roles. Kaylah also served as an intern with DM in the summer of 2015.

Upon accepting her position on our staff team, Kaylah said, “The Lord has grown me so much through the faithful work of men and women in DiscipleMakers and I am so excited for the opportunity to see other lives transformed by the Gospel.”

Kaylah will begin raising funds full-time for her ministry with DM in May. Praise God for providing a new laborer for the harvest field! Please pray for Kaylah as she takes her next steps forward.

Shannon Campbell to join the Penn State Team!

Shannon Campbell

Shannon Campbell

We're happy to report that Shannon Campbell will serve on our Penn State Team when she reaches her ministry funding goal.

“I'm so excited for the privilege to serve with DiscipleMakers on the Penn State Team," said Shannon, "and I'm looking forward to getting to know the students and sharing the gospel on campus once I reach my full funding. Praise God for this awesome opportunity!

Recently, Shannon passed the 60% mark on her way toward her ministry support goal. Please pray for Shannon as she continues to work hard toward full support so she can begin her new ministry assignment!

Gary & Lily Christman Reach Ministry Funding Goal

Gary & Lily Christman

Gary & Lily Christman

Gary & Lily Christman have reached their ministry funding goal and will be transitioning to their first assignment: the Susquehanna Valley Team. 

Upon reaching their support goal, Gary said: “Throughout this season, it has been apparent that there is ministry everywhere. I don't feel a sense of completion as much as a shift in the audience we will be reaching out to, loving and serving. God has taught Lily and I so much about communication and working together, we are so thankful for all we have learned."

Please join us in praising God for His provision in the Christmans’ lives. Pray that they would transition well into their new team.