Hebrews 11:1 “Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.” (NIV)

Read my latest financial/life update: “Year 3” here.

Want to partner with me as serve in Alaska?  There are two ways to invest in advancing the Kingdom of God throughout the Copper River Valley.


*Please take Note*
The following donation methods will be changing on October 1st, 2019.  If you are a monthly subscriber any donations sent to LightShine International Ministries after 9/30/2019 will be returned to you.  How to donate to my ministry and blog endeavors on October 1st, 2019 forward will be updated next month.


Donations Through PayPal

Step 1: Go to
– Scroll to the bottom of the main page
– Click on the yellow “Donate” button
– A new window will open through PayPal.
– an option to become a monthly donor is available

Step 2: In the “special instructions” area note the donation is for Andrew Smither.  You can also email stating the amount you gave and that it is for Andrew Smither.  It is very important that you note what it is for, otherwise LightShine will assume it is for their general fund.


Donations through Checks**

Please make all checks payable to:
LightShine Ministries, PO Box 777, Mount Joy, PA  17552

Please print out the section below, fill it out, and mail it along with your check.  Receipts are emailed or mailed at year end.  For Easy Printing click here, or highlight the area below starting with “Name of person you are supporting:” and ending with the line after e-mail.  Right click the area once highlighted and then click Print.

Name of person you are supporting:   Andrew Smither; Self-Supporting Missionary

Amount you are giving towards Andrew’s needs: $_________

Your Name: __________________________________________________

Address: ______________________________________________________



Email: _________________________________________________________


Visit to learn more about the ministry.

“We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization registered with the Internal Revenue Service. All donations are tax deductible. Contributions are solicited with the understanding that LightShine International Ministries has complete discretion and control of all funds. However, we endeavor to honor all designations. The official registration and financial information of LightShine International Ministries may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement. If you have any questions about this, please email us at”


**Donations through LightShine International Ministries will no longer be a viable option on 9/31/2019.  Thank you LightShine for all that you have done to help me get to where I am today!