Benedikt Krenn

Servus! My name is Benny and I’m blessed to serve in Krems, Austria, as a FOCUS missionary.

Where I serve

I am thrilled to go to the beautiful countryside and exciting hills of Krems, Lower Austria, where God has called me to serve college students. There, I desire to bring fruit as Jesus commanded us to and invite students into a life-shaping relationship with Him.

My Story

As most Austrians, faith was always present in my life. I grew up in Salzburg in a traditional family, with my father actively engaging in parish life and my uncle serving the Church as a benedictine monk. Nevertheless, faith always seemed to be more of a ritual than an actual relationship.

That changed when I set out for Vienna to study International Business and where I met the FOCUS missionaries. Through meeting them, I first-hand experienced the profound impact a personal relationship with Jesus can have on every aspect of my life. By attending bible studies and discipleship meetings, I started to grow in the Apostles teaching, the sacraments, fellowship and my personal relationship with the Lord (Acts 2:42). By the missionaries’ continuous investment and dedication, I was able to embark on a journey I never could have imagined, but which could not be more exciting!

I long for my fellow students to invite them into the abundant life that Jesus offers us. Having tasted what only He can offer us makes me relentless until every soul receives an invitation into community with each other and Jesus. By serving with FOCUS for the next few years, I am deeply convicted that I can have the most significant spiritual impact on college students and their future decisions, society and the entire world!

As a missionary, my greatest desire is to lead all students to Christ. My life has been transformed by Jesus and I want nothing more than to bring this joy to others and introduce them to the life-changing message of the Gospel. In His ministry on earth, Jesus humbled Himself to meet us on our level, taking on our humanity, and spent most of His time investing deeply in a few. I look to Jesus own example to find the best method of reaching the world and have found it within FOCUS.

Your Impact

God called my in my ministry with FOCUS, and I am convinced that He will use me in the best way possible to expand His kingdom. In order to be free for the mission and the students entrusted to me, I rely on spiritual and financial support of mission partners. Therefore, each single Mission partner is a tremendous gift and blessing for me and my mission. If you want to know more about my mission and my story,  please let me know of the best way to reach you at [email protected] and I will get connected. I’d be honoured to share this mission with you.

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