Vanderpool, Kathy

 

Meet Kathy Vanderpool

Veteran Teen Missions missionary, Kathy Vanderpool, has been “getting dirty for God” since 1989. Leading over twenty teams to almost every continent in the world Kathy has performed a variety of responsibilities.

She has been instrumental in the training of various staff travel teams and the Missionaries to America, teaching techniques in puppets, evangelism, singing and performance presentation. She has worked to establish Overseas Boot Camps in the Philippines, Mozambique, Tanzania, Jordan, and Lebanon. She has been part of the team to develop relevant gospel films for several overseas countries. This multi-faceted woman is currently serving as the Assistant Director of Teen Missions International.

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I thank Christ Jesus my Lord who hath enabled me, for that He counted me faithful putting me unto the ministry.

I Timothy 1:12

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Missionary News

  • Vanderpool, Kathy Newsletter (Fall 2016) November 9, 2016 2016_mustardseed_02 "The Lord is  A STRONG hold in the day of trouble and he knoweth them that trust in him." Nahum 1:7 Dear Family and Friends, Summer is over and Fall is here. Here is what happened this summer Mustard Seeds We completed our very first Airplane program. We had 16 Mustard Seeds along with a family member or guardian. The adventure began as they arrived at Boot Camp by plane or car. We were excited to share Bible stories with them that taught about ...
  • Vanderpool, Kathy Newsletter (Spring 2016) May 20, 2016 IMG_0704Dear Friends and Family:It is exciting to see all the preparations that are going on around the TMI grounds for Boot Camp. We know Boot Camp is quickly approaching as the Big Tops are going up! Not only are the tents going up, but there is preparation for the Second Annual Mud Run to raise funds for AIDS Orphans and Street Children. The course has been prepared and many people have already signed up to participate.It has been an especially ...
  • Vanderpool, Kathy Newsletter (Winter 2016) March 8, 2016 DSCN0066Dear Friends and Family:I am in Madagascar as I write this newsletter. The mango trees are ripe with fruit and some of the fruit is dropping unexpectedly on the tin roof, startling us. While hot and humid, a breeze is blowing inland from the ocean.As I observe the fruit dropping, I am reminded of Luke 6:44 - “Each tree is recognized by its own fruit – figs aren't picked from thorn bushes, nor grapes from a briar patch.” (CJB) What ...
  • Vanderpool, Kathy Newsletter (Fall 2015) November 18, 2015 banner and wavingDear Family and Friends,Tomorrow it will be two weeks since I returned from Africa. I had the opportunity to visit our bases in Africa: Uganda, Zambia, Malawi, Madagascar, South Africa back to Uganda, Tanzania and then back to the States. It only took three and ½ months for this trip.The first stop of the summer was the Mustard Seed program. We had 24 team members with their guardians. Our theme was “Cowboy Camp” and we had a real cowboy come ...
  • Vanderpool, Kathy Newsletter (Spring 2015) June 4, 2015 _MG_8280Dear Family and Friends,I think there are 32 days until Boot Camps begins. It comes up all of the sudden—it seems to be an endless cycle of  working on all the different things to get ready for it to begin.April 9th all of the staff went out to work on getting the Big Top tents up. The first one that goes up is always Big Top 1. The guys spend a few days getting it all ready. They will begin ...
  • Vanderpool, Kathy Newsletter (Winter 2015) February 23, 2015 DSCN6052 Dear Family and Friends, The new year has begun with many things to do. Mustard Seed Camp theme this year is Cowboys. We have covered wagons, crafts, stories, the O.C., Bible verses and wordless books to get ready, schedules to plan and speakers to get for the Mustard Seed Camp. I believe there are five team members signed up already. It is a joy to get everything ready in the months ahead as the little ones are such a joy to have ...
  • Vanderpool, Kathy Newsletter (Fall 2014) October 20, 2014 Bob Bland Speaking in MalawiDear Family and Friends, It is great to be able to write and tell you what has been happening this summer. It is such a privilege to be able to serve the Lord. MUSTARD SEEDS Mustard Seeds, our program for 4 to 6 year-olds, brought 24 little ones with their parent or guardian to the Lord’s Boot Camp. We presented Kings and Queens from the Bible: Saul, David, King Jesus, Queen Esther and Little King Josiah. We sang songs, made crafts and learned ...
  • Vanderpool, Kathy Newsletter (Spring 2014) May 20, 2014 Dear Family and Friends, Two weeks ago I returned from Uganda. We needed someone to lead the adult team to Uganda and I had the opportunity to go with five team members. We arrived in Entebbe around 10 P.M. We walked easily through Immigration and Customs and found the staff were waiting for us to start the four-hour truck ride to the Jinja base. We arrived there at about 2:30 A.M. and slept for a few hours. I needed to get ...
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