Dear Pastor:

My name is David Velke. I am a student at the Our Generation Training Center based out of Vision Baptist Church, Pastor Austin Gardner. I have been studying and training for about 3 1/2 years for foreign missionary service. One final semester awaits before I graduate and take the next step in getting to the mission field.

As part of our missionary training, my wife (Stephanie) and I will complete a six-month long internship abroad in Arequipa, Peru, South America under the direction of Chris Gardner. We are praying about
taking this opportunity to finish our degrees in March of this year.

Our goals for the six months in Peru will be:

–to learn the Spanish language and communicate effectively with Peruvians

–to successfully adapt to a foreign culture

–to learn proper methods of church planting in a foreign country

–to learn to effectively train leaders cross-culturally who will plant churches themselves

This internship in Peru, South America is a wonderful and necessary opportunity for Stephanie and I to demonstrate what we have learned while here at the Our Generation Training Center. We are excited about being able to put to work the things that have been taught to us. I’d like to ask you to keep us in your prayers as we finish our studies because prayer is the most important support we can receive. Thank you ahead of time for praying for us as we prepare for this internship. We are also seeking financial sponsors to help make this trip possible. As a sponsor, you would be directly impacting God’s
work in Peru by allowing us to be your representatives.

If you and/or your church would like to be a sponsor, please send any financial donation to

Vision Baptist Missions (VELKE)
PO Box 442
Alpharetta, GA

Thank you and God bless,


In HIS service
David D. Velke
(205) 746-6663
Psalm 118:8