There are a couple reasons why I believe China is where God would have me minister. The first reason deals with my own testimony. When I was in the third grade, we were required to read a biography about Gladys Aylward, a missionary to China. I was so excited reading about her life that I then decided I wanted to be a missionary. I am convinced that it was God stirring my heart due to the fact that man does not naturally desire to do what she did.

    Secondly, the need for the gospel in China is overwhelming. There are over 1.3 billion people. That is over 4 times the amount of people in the United States. In America, 77% of people profess Christianity, and in China the highest sources report that less than 5% profess Christ. There are hundreds of millions of people who have never heard the gospel, and I believe it is my responsibility, by God’s grace, to work to lower the number of those who have never heard.