While attending the University of Arizona, God began calling Josh into full-time ministry through the campus ministry The Navigators. After attending Bodenseehof Bible School in Germany, Josh actively sought where God might have him work. Stepping through an open door, Josh served in Native America, first in British Columbia, Canada and then in Chi-chil-ta, New Mexico on the Navajo Reservation. Following six months with his brother’s church plant in New Mexico, Josh accepted a position with AYM. After nearly three years in Whiteriver, Josh leads the ministry of AYM while he continues to raise financial support through the organization, Pioneers. If you would like to financially partner with Josh, click on his picture, and it'll tell you how!
Danielle first engaged in full-time ministry with her father at UIM International, a church-planting ministry among North America’s indigenous people groups. During this time, Danielle often visited her brother and sister-in-law on the Navajo reservation. There Danielle began to realize God’s leading to minister among Native communities. The Lord narrowed her focus to Native youth through her volunteer work at Rock Nest Ranch Bible Camp in British Columbia. When her brother Josh accepted a position with AYM, Danielle jumped right in after finishing her BS is Health Sciences from Arizona State University. Now, Danielle leads in AYM in the areas of administration and program management to empower Apache youth to impact their communities for Christ. If you would like to financially partner with Danielle, click her picture to find out how.
Brice first served with AYM as a summer intern before embarking on a two-year missions trip to Peru through International Messengers. Brice continues to work under and raise financial support through International Messengers. Currently, he serves as an intern at the Kennel. He does anything from drop offs to helping students acquire their drivers' license. If you would like to partner financially with Brice, click his picture to do so!
Ethan participated in the Unleashed program throughout high school. After graduating from high school, Ethan stepped up to lead in a volunteer capacity. When he's not working out a the gym or arm wrestling another staff member, he's helping set up for Kennel activities and keeping an eye on students playing basketball.
Alex started attending the Kennel and Unleashed program when he was in the 8th grade. During his time as a high school student, he worked hard to attend every Kennel function and Unleashed trip. After high school graduation, Alex decided to help Kennel staff lead the Unleashed program because he believes in the value it provides students. He's a gifted artist, and he has paintings at various places around the US and even one in England!
Kat joined the AYM team in 2016 as an intern. After her internship, she stayed in the White Mountains to continue to help AYM and be there for the students she grew so close too.
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Having heard of AYM while attending Milligan College, Curtis moved out here in 2017. He served as an intern for a year, and once his internship was done he accepted the position of youth pastor with White Mountain Apache Christian Church - with whom we partner for The Rising every Wednesday night and other events for the students.