For the past fifteen years, Michaeland Emelina Leeson have served as missionaries with Youth With A Mission (YWAM).They have ministered in sixteen nations, teaching and preaching to thousands and equipping many young mission leaders for the work God has prepared for them.
Michael grew up in West Texas. While attending church camp as a teenager he was surprised by God’s call to missionary work. Emelina comes a vibrant family, and is a third-generation missionary. The Leesons’ ministry vision is twofold: to make disciples and to promote transformational community development. Their current work includes:
Leading YWAMMadison’s community development efforts in the U.S. and abroad
Teaching and preaching internationally
Training new YWAM leaders
Serving as overseers of training for YWAM International
Leading YWAM Madison’s agricultural discipleship efforts in Congo, Africa
VISION: Care Net envisions a culture where women and men faced with pregnancy decisions are transformed by the gospel of Jesus Christ and empowered to choose life for their unborn children and abundant life for their families.
MISSION: Acknowledging that every human life begins at conception and is worthy of protection, Care Net offers compassion, hope, and help to anyone considering abortion by presenting them with realistic alternatives and Christ-centered support through our life-affirming network of pregnancy centers, organizations, and individuals.