Evans, Amanda


Meet Amanda Evans

Amanda Evans was born and raised in Florida. She lived in Jacksonville until she was adopted at age five and then lived in Leesburg until she became involved with Teen Missions and moved to Merritt Island. Amanda was 11 when she was saved and felt called to missions at age 12, though she battled with fear, because of her tendency to be shy.

Amanda went on her first mission trip at age 13 to West Virginia with her youth group to help repair homes and minister to families after mudslides had left homes in destruction. She went on many trips to Mexico with her family. She also went to Brazil on a mission trip with her family at age 16.

Amanda first heard about Teen Missions from her brother who went on a team in 1998. In 2003 she went with Teen Missions on a trip to Cuba and then to India in 2004. In the fall of 2006, she went to the Bible, Missionary & Work (BMW) Training Center. She went to Indiana in 2007 and Malawi in 2008, where she did her internship. One of the main things Amanda learned from BMW was that God can use you no matter what and that anything you do or have is Him working through you; there is nothing you can do on your own. She led a preteen team in 2009 and joined staff in May of 2010. Amanda served at our Canada office from October 2013 – February 2014; she is currently serving in Florida in the Mailroom.

 Prayer Requests

Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee. So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me.

Hebrews 13:5-6

  • Finances for upkeep of car
  • God’s will for my life
  • That God will give me strength
  • Good health


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Missionary News

  • Amanda Evans Newsletter (Winter 2018) February 2, 2018 Hey Family and Friends, Happy New year; 2018!! I was able to visit my family for most of my deputation/vacation. I had a great time spending time with friends and family and relaxing. I’m glad to have had this time. We have been back to work since January 3rd. There is over 350 registered for the summer. I have been very busy mailing out the “End Of Year Receipts” for tax season and mailing out the staff newsletters. We will be ...
  • Amanda Evans Newsletter (Fall 2017) October 12, 2017 Hey Family and Friends,   I hope everyone is well. Summer is over and fall is here along with hurricane season. The staff and students were supposed to be back on September 12th but Hurricane Irma came. So flights got canceled and evacuations happened and we got a longer vacation. Once everyone came back to work at Teen Missions, we cleaned up from the hurricane—picking up branches and using the chain saw to cut up fallen trees. Now on to cleaning up ...
  • Amanda Evans Newsletter (Spring 2017) May 15, 2017 Dear Family and Friends,  It's crazy that May is already here and soon it will be summer; how does the time fly by so fast? We have been busy here getting ready for the Mud Run that is happening on May 6th and for the summer ministries. This month we have been putting up the Big Top tents along with some other work outside, including clearing our campsites from the hurricane which knocked down a ton of trees. In my office ...
  • Evans, Amanda Newsletter, (Fall 2016) November 9, 2016 On the Veranda with Amanda Hey Friends & Family, Greetings!! Hope all is well. As for me, it has been good, but a lot has been happening and going to happen. Now is the time to tell you about what has been happening and what I did this summer, but I do just want to thank you for all the prayers. Since being back in the office, we are closing out the 2016 summer teams and getting ready for 2017. Soon we ...
  • Evans, Amanda Newsletter (Spring 2016) May 19, 2016 Hey Guys, It's crazy—it’s already April, and only two months until the summer. Right now we are getting ready for the 2nd AIDS Orphans Mud Run on May 7. We already have over two hundred fifty signed up so far, which is more than last year at this time. For the Mud Run we have many obstacles, both old and new. Last year some of the money raised from the Run went to Malawi. There was a village in a ...
  • Evans, Amanda Newsletter (Winter 2016) February 9, 2016 Happy New Year!!  Wow, 2015 is gone and 2016 is here. I can't wait to see what God will do this year. I had a good time over Christmas vacation. I stayed busy, but it was also relaxing. I had a good New Year's Day and now I am back to work.Back in the office, we are registering the kids who signed up over Christmas and mailing out their packets. Already around 442 are registered for this summer. We are currently ...
  • Evans, Amanda Newsletter (Fall 2015) October 27, 2015 Hey Family & Friends,I can’t wait to tell you what has been happening and what’s going to happen around here at Teen Missions. It’s so great when you know God has used you in His kingdom work and many of you, especially prayer partners and financial supporters are part of it!This summer I had the exciting privilege to lead with three other leaders the very first mini bike team for preteens (11-13 years old). There were nine boys and four ...
  • Evans, Amanda Newsletter (Spring 2015) June 1, 2015 Hello Family & Friends,It's time to write another letter—it seems like I just did one. I like writing to tell you what I have been doing and and what I'm struggling with, but I have a hard time trying to figure out how to put my thoughts down on paper. I'm not good at it. I know I do want to say THANK YOU so much for all the prayers and financial gifts. I couldn't do ministry without you guys.Last ...
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