Serving in the Dominican Republic and around the world.
The Purpose for buying this land is to build a place for training disciples and church leaders that will preach and stand for TRUTH at all costs. It was a vision Jim had while he was in the Haitian prison which he is now seeing come to pass. The Discipleship Training Center (DTC) is a place of preparation for those whom God has called to go into all the world and preach the Gospel. We believe that not only Dominicans but also Christians from other countries will come to the Center for training. We know that those who to attend the DTC will have a definite call.
The training these disciples receive will prepare and teach them how to use the Word of God and the gifts of the Holy Spirit properly and effectively. They will learn to hear the voice of God clearly and to trust solely in Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith. They will learn to Practice the Presence of God, to be in direct communication with Him at all times. We trust that after they receive this training His Word will be in written in their hearts and their sole desire will be to do His will.
The Center is not a place for those who are simply seeking a certificate, diploma, or a title to put before their name. It is a place for those who are serious about serving God and others at all costs, even unto death if that is the situation. For many, the place God sends them to serve Him in missions will be very hard and sometimes dangerous. We want to provide the same type of discipleship training that Jesus gave to His disciples. The DTC will be a place where the Presence of God dwells. When disciples are truly ready, they will be sent out with the power and authority of God and He will use them to transform lives for His Glory and the Good of All. Mark 16: 15-20 And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. 16 He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned. 17 And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues; 18 They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover. 19 So then after the Lord had spoken unto them, he was received up into heaven, and sat on the right hand of God. 20 And they went forth, and preached everywhere, the Lord working with them, and confirming the word with signs following. Amen.
We are praying for people to come along side us and help in this endeavor, not just financially, but also prayerfully. Please pray and help us to equip those whom God has called to go into places where some may even lose their lives. There will be opportunites for teachers and pastors to come and help us in the training. Please contact if you are interested. Below is the projected budget costs. GOD BLESS!
STV has many projects that are getting ready to begin. We have just recently purchsed the land for the Discipleship Training Center. Our prayer was to have the land paid for in full before beginning construction and this is what God has provided for us. Not only did God provide the money to pay off the land He also provided the funds to begin construction. We have finished the rough excavation which consisted of moving part of the hill. This has given us much more flat building area.
We are currently building a 2 story warehouse in the area where the extra flat land had been made. The warehouse is 20 ft x 40 ft .
We have also built a small water cistern and men's and women's latrine. We need help from work teams to be able to accomplish this God-sized project. If you would like to help with this project go to the team page and see how you can get involved.
For more details and photos of the construction phases click here.
If you want to be a part of what God is doing through Sharing The Vision and those we are partnering with go to the donations page of this website and indicate how you want to help.
Please send us any comments or suggestions that you may have that would help us to better help others.
You can also help by coming on a Short Term Missions Trip. There are several opportunities to serve the poor and be a witness for Jesus.