Katie from Kansas

Katie Mount - serving with MB Mission in Thailand

"I will give you hidden treasures, riches stored in secret places, so that you may know that I am the Lord, the God of Israel, who summons you by name" Isaiah 45:3

Several weeks ago Holy Spirit began reminding me of a band I used to love to listen to when I was in college, United Pursuit Band, with Will Reagan. They have become much more popular now, but I don't think anyone really knew them 7 years ago. Anyway these songs kept coming to my mind a couple of weeks ago and I sensed the Spirit saying:

"Katie remember how you loved these songs, you would listen to them and sing them over and over as you were working on homework in college. Katie you didn't realize it at the time but you were not just 'singing' these songs you were praying them as truth and as prophetic words over your life. The lyrics of these songs were and are the deep longings of your heart and I saw/see that. I listened and I am answering those prayers, remember your words spoke in my name have power, walk in them."

These are some of the lyrics that I remember to most. The lyrics listed first are from the song Fill Me Up featuring Will Reagan and the second is Set a Fire featuring Will Reagan and the United Pursuit Band.

"Fill me up God
Love of God overflow
Permeate all my soul
Permeate all my soul
Love of God overflow
Fill me up God
Overflow, permeate all my soul, all my soul
Love of God, fill me up"

"So set a fire down in my soul
That I can't contain and I can't control
I want more of You God, I want more of You God!
There's no place I'd rather be
There's no place I'd rather be
There's no place I'd rather be
Than here in your love, here in your love"

These words are beautiful and I invite you to join me in praying them over your life and for the nation of Thailand. That the love of God would overflow and permeate the lives of the lost, that the God of the universe would set fires in our soul, uncontainable, fires that spread in unimaginable ways here and and around the globe.

Also here is a link for you to listen to, to enjoy, and pray through more of their songs:


The past couple of months I have been busy learning and soaking in the moments of being the Pastoral Intern at Parkview, visiting Churches who are joining the team of praying, sending and supporting. Each place I have gone to has been a gift from the Lord, feeling welcomed, loved, encouraged, and blessed by each of you, thank you.

This past month I and so many others lost someone I considered to be my second dad. Lowell Stutzman was an incredible man of God who was consistently sensitive to the Spirits voice and followed His leading. Lowell and Patty both have been walking with me, encouraging me, and have played a huge part in my story of going long term. I deeply miss the weekly encouraging e-mails and texts that Lowell would send. Here is just one of the beautiful messages I received from Lowell:

"My life is blessed this morning reading Psalm 22 which discloses Jesus' innermost thoughts as He hung on the cross, tortured, bleeding, and dying. The Psalmist declares His thought in verse 22 "You Father are Holy, enthroned in the praises of Your people."

" In some supernatural way praise ushers the authority of God into any given situation. Whatever is in you heart today, begin praising Him no. I am praying for you by name now."

These are such powerful words of truth and my heart is heavy that I won't get to hear these again from Lowell, but Lowell was constantly commissioning people, calling out their giftings and with all grace, and compassion pushing others towards the feet of Jesus, may I move forward in that same Spirit.

I have been officially accepted into OMF Language Learning Center in Lopburi Thailand. I will be studying Thai and living in Lopburi for the entire first year of my time in Thailand. I also got word this week that I be living with another single girl from South Africa in a house near the language school, this is such an answer to prayer. If you want you can check out the language school on their web page: https://omf.org/thailand/daniel-training/

There are many more details to get in order before my departure but I am praying that I will get to leave on June 30th. Join me in praying that this becomes a reality.

What is next?

May 1---Koerner Heights MB (Newton KS)

May 6--Legends of the Harvest Dessert Night 7-9 pm (Parkview MB Hillsboro KS)


June 30-- Potential date to Fly to Thailand (ICT Airport)

I would also love to meet with you, your family, your Church, youth group, Sunday School class, or small group to share about this journey the Lord has me on.

Fundraising Update

What a joy it is to see God provide and invite people to join this journey!

My prayer is to launch in June, going back to Thailand at the same time as my teammates Ricky and Karen Sanchez. So I can settle in before language school starts in July.

Support Raising Update:

Pledged Support: 67%

$1,664 per month left to raise

One-time Gifts: 128%

$0 left to raise

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