My name is Aleah Rydell, I'm 21 years old and from Spokane, Washington. I love Jesus, music and art and I am currently serving at one of the worlds largest missionary sending bases, YWAM Kona.
Before coming to YWAM I finished my Bachelors degree in Graphic Design. After graduating and looking for different jobs, YWAM was continuously highlighted to me. After praying and feeling confirmation from the Lord, I decided to take the step and go and do a DTS (Discipleship Training School). DTS is a 6 month school which has a focus on first being discipled and growing in the knowledge of God and then going on an outreach to the nations to tell everyone about the good news of Jesus.
I have always had a heart for missions through music. I grew up playing piano and song writing. In high school I began leading worship at my local church and my heart began to burn for people to meet the presence of Jesus through worship.
YWAM has allowed me to grow in worship while being able to go to the nations and proclaim the gospel through music. After finishing my DTS I plan on going back to Kona to attend a School of Worship to better learn how worship can be used in the nations to lead people to Jesus.
There are a few ways you can support me if it is something that is on your heart. First, I would greatly appreciate it if you could support me through prayer. Prayer for both preparing for this journey as well as my time there. Second, you can financially support me and prayerfully consider donating.
If you have any questions feel free to reach out. Thanks so much!!!