When he looks across his church and identifies the highest-impact individuals—the ones who are highly evangelistic disciple-makers—they’ve all had this same overseas experience. It develops their courage muscle, Keith said. “Going to East Asia not only opens their eyes to the lostness [but also] shows them that they can do something about it.”
It also makes a lasting impact on the East Asian students they meet while they’re there.
“We’ve seen 13 college students decide to make a decision for Christ,” Keith said. “There are four house churches that have been started in the past year or so.”