Pastor, Have You Heard About Charlotte Matthews

Most of us do not think of the United Kingdom as a needy mission field. The truth, however, is that it IS a place that is in desperate need of a spiritual awakening. Even though we read of great revivals and mighty works, wrought by God’s own hand, in this part of the world from our history books, there is a greater need of laborers now more than ever!

Charlotte Matthews is one such individual who has given her life to further the cause of Christ and to “stand in the gap” for the United Kingdom. This young lady is excited about serving Christ! Learn more about her in this post and pray for her situation.

In Her Own Words…

Hello Pastor,

My name is Charlotte Mathews.  I am a Missionary with Macedonia World Baptist Missions, sent out of Liberty Baptist Church in Stockbridge, Georgia to the United Kingdom.

I had the great privilege of growing up in a Christian home and I accepted Christ as my personal Saviour when I was twelve years old. A year later, I surrendered my life to Full‐Time Christian Service and became involved in the ministry of my local Church.

It was during this time that I went on my first Mission Trip with my Church Youth Group. This trip planted a burden in my heart that continued to grow throughout the years, and in 2002, during another Youth Mission Trip, the Lord began leading me to the United Kingdom as a Missionary.

After completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology with Proficiencies in Missions and Music Education, and a Master’s Degree in Religious Education (both from Atlanta Baptist College), the Lord allowed me the opportunity to take a second Mission Trip to the UK in the Summer of 2009. It was following this trip, during the annual Faith Promise Missions Conference at my home church, that the Lord granted the desire of my heart by calling me to be a Missionary to the people of the United Kingdom.

The United Kingdom is a beautiful land with a rich history, but it is also a place of deep Spiritual need.  With nearly 62 million people calling the UK their home, the few churches that are scattered through the UK have very little chance of truly reaching that land with the Gospel unless more people would be willing to make themselves available to God to help missionaries and church planters as they seek to tell those around them about the Saviour and to train the British people to do the same.

The Lord has called me to be a help to church planting missionaries in the areas of music, teaching, soul-winning and discipleship, as well as any other facets of ministry that the Lord would choose to use me for.  I am currently on deputation and would love to have the opportunity to come to your church to present the work that God has laid on my heart.  If I may be of service to you in any way, or if you would consider allowing me to be a part of your missions program please contact me at charlottemathews@mwbm.org.  If you would be willing to pray for me as I am on deputation and after I reach the field, please sign up for my Prayer Update letters on my website (http://aheartforrevival.weebly.com/prayer-letters.html)
Thank you for your dedication to missions!

United Kingdom Statistics:

– Land mass 94600 square miles
– Population around 62 million
– Less than 7% attend church anywhere
– 20% of the population is under age 18
– 10% of the population is between age 18 and 25
– 7 of every 10 births are to Muslim families
– Nearly half the population describes themselves as atheist, pagan or no religion
– The fastest growing religions in the UK are atheism, witchcraft and Islam
– Over half of British young people have never heard of the King James Bible
– Over two thirds of Londoners do not own a Bible

Mission Video

Click Here to go to her mission video. It will stir your heart for missions like no other video I have seen lately!

Links of Interest:

Prayer Letter Sign Up

Information Packet


Email Charlotte

Conclusion

I have no doubt that Charlotte Matthews would make a fine missionary for your local independent Baptist assembly! I know that it would encourage her if you were to email her an encouraging letter. Let her know that you will be praying for her! Maybe send a love offering!!!

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Originally posted 2010-12-29 09:42:00. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

About Andrew Schank

Andrew Schank is an Independent Baptist Missionary/Pastor who loves to blog about spiritual matters! His main ministry website is http://www.togetherinthegap.com. Andrew is also a contributing author to two other blogs/websites including http://linked2leadership.com and http://www.ifbkjv.com. Pastor Schank's Church website is http://www.greatcommissionbaptist.org
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