What is the Missionary Training Fund?
Since 1983, Hartland College has trained young men and women to serve as missionaries to countries far and near. Although ready to serve their Master, these young people often cannot aff ord to attend a college that would encourage and develop their skills. The Missionary Training Fund was set up so that our donors can have the privilege of financially supporting these students. Over the last 25 years, hundreds of worthy students have received off erings from this scholarship. Many are still in active ministry today in their home countries or in other needy mission fields.
How much does it cost to support one student?
*This amount roughly covers tuition cost. Students work on campus or in canvassing programs during school breaks to cover room and board.
For more information on how you can support a student, contact us at email@example.com or call 540-672-1983.
Our MTF Students
Before I was converted, I wanted to be popular, make money, party, and pursue worldly happiness. But as I got to know God more, He changed my heart; now I want to work for Him and hasten His coming, especially through midwifery. The Lord has given me a burden to help broken families, and I see midwifery as an opening wedge to minister to them without having to go knocking on doors!
From a young serve the age I had a burden Lord, so right after my college studies I became a Bible and computer teacher in a Seventh-day Adventist school. I discovered that teaching the Bible to my students was the most joyous work. Later I became a pastor, but realized I needed more training; God led me to Hartland. I want to finish God’s work through every means possible—preaching, teaching, canvassing, health expos. I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me, because His grace is sufficient for me.
Since I was a child, I have always loved technology. While I was studying computer science in high school, I realized that all my knowledge would have no value if it was not applied to God’s work. As I sought counsel and read about missionaries, God placed the desire in my heart to work in media ministry, especially since Brazil does not have a lot of high quality Christian media.
Going Russia to public school as an Adventist in Russia was difficult. often felt lonely and far from God. But a few years ago God put a desire in my heart to seek a deeper relationship with Him. Now I no longer feel lonely, and I’ve made it my habit to spend time with God every morning and evening. I’m learning that media is a powerful tool for ministry in this generation, and I want to use my artistic talent to be a light to the world.
I wanted to be a neurosurgeon and help my family out of poverty, but God had other plans. He redirected my steps and called me to medical missionary work—to be a tool in Hishands to prepare the way for the gospel. When I go back home, I plan to open a lifestyle center with the Lord’s help. I want to be the best missionary that I can be by His grace!
Before, my goal was to have my own business; but now my desire is to fulfi ll God’s purpose in my life. Nothing makes me happier than serving the Lord! Th rough counsel and God’s providence, He has confi rmed my calling to pastoral evangelism. My vision is to equip other young people to serve Him too, particularly in South America.