we've gone dormant

Just over two years ago, with less than 48 hours notice, “our country” closed its borders to foreigners. While one of our teams was already in-country and was able to miraculously stay and continue to minister there, those of us who were out of the country were unable to return, despite our best efforts. Since then, tourist, student, and dependent visas have not been available to our team to get back to the country we call “home” or to the people we feel called to reach.

For the past two years, we have been diligently seeking the Lord for guidance and faithfully asking Him to open the borders so we can get back in. In the meantime, those of us unable to get back to Asia have been putting our hand to the plow ministering to international students in the US and mobilizing young adults to reach the unreached.

While we have had a season of fruitful ministry in the States, that is not the long-term vision of our ministry. So as “our country’s” borders continue to remain closed, we feel like the Lord is leading us to make a decision about the future. As we have sought the Lord, He has been clearly leading many among us to step into new ministries and new fields. As we’ve brought this before the Lord corporately, we feel that this has been His way of clearly guiding us into the official decision that at the end of July, Campus Target will go organizationally dormant.

Going dormant does not mean that things are being permanently disbanded, but rather that the organizational structure and resources are being kept ready in case God wants CT to operate again when “our country’s” borders reopen. Going dormant also does not mean that CT will certainly restart if “our country” reopens, but it means we are setting things in an open posture so that CT can reopen if God wants to do that at that time.

We feel sadness in this ending of a season, but we feel God’s peace and clear guidance in it as well. We also feel great joy as CT workers are already beginning to prepare to reach unreached peoples in Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Morocco, Thailand, Malaysia and other places. May God ignite new works in these nations.

Thank you for standing with us to see the university students of Asia transformed by the gospel and multiplying churches ignited.

Travel to Asia with us.

Half a world away there are millions of university students who have never heard of Jesus. That’s a problem. Join our team, live in a major Asian city, make new friends, and share the gospel with university students. Be the solution.

The Path
1. Apply
1. Apply
Start your journey by telling us your story.
2. Minicamp
2. Minicamp
Join the team in Lima, NY to learn how to raise money and take the next steps.
3. Prepare to GO
3. Prepare to GO
Get your passport and visa; build a team to support you in prayer and finances
4. Training Camp
4. Training Camp
Learn ministry skills and get to know your team in Lima, NY. In two weeks you’ll be on the plane!
5. Ministry
5. Ministry
Dive into life in Asia. Make friends, share Jesus, and see lives transformed!
6. Debrief
6. Debrief
Return to the States with your team, share your experiences, and prepare for re-entry.

next steps

We believe you have what it takes to make a lasting impact on the lives of university students in Asia. We know God can use you. Are you ready to take the next step?

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