student ministry, youth ministry, youth worker

God Doesn’t Need You

By Doug Franklin June 9, 2010

When I start a mission trip, the first thing I say to students is, “God doesn’t need you, he only invites you to come.” You see, he is doing some incredible things in this world and he would love to show you how he cares for the poor and loves the lonely. He wants to take you on an adventure in his kingdom. Just remember, he does not need you. He can solve any problem with just his words. He has millions of servants and more money then we know, but because he loves you, he invites you to come. Will you accept the invitation to serve in his kingdom?

About the Author

Doug Franklin

Doug Franklin is the president of LeaderTreks, an innovative leadership development organization focusing on students and youth workers. Doug and his wife, Angie, live in West Chicago, Illinois. They don’t have any kids, but they have 2 dogs that think they are children. Diesel and Penelope are Weimaraners  who never leave their side. Doug grew up in…  Read More