Jason and Shannon Pittman serve the Lord Jesus Christ in an evangelism and discipleship ministry through Campus Ambassadors, a collegiate ministry to secular college campuses.
Jason was appointed by Missions Door in March, 2001, to serve as Campus Ministry Specialist at Oregon State University and Linn-Benton Community College.
The Lord is faithful to open doors and create opportunities for His Gospel to be proclaimed on campus.
Jason and Shannon have been actively involved in various aspects of student and campus ministry, including large group teaching, small group study, one-to-one discipleship, hoops outreach, leadership development, college Sunday school, college lunch, fraternity, sorority, and co-op outreach, hosting international students, training seminars, short-term missions, mission mobilization for long-term servers, Perspectives on the World Christian Movement, community development activities, service projects, as well as various event and advisory tasks in the community.
Jason and Shannon have a growing relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ and desire to walk in the presence and power of the Holy Spirit, bringing glory to God in their life and ministry.
They both attended and graduated from Oregon State University and met while students on a leadership retreat with Campus Ambassadors.
Jason came to faith in Christ through the ministry of Youth for Christ: Campus Life and committed his life to the Lord shortly after enlisting in the United States Navy.
Shannon has known the Lord since she was a young girl and came to faith through the ministry of the local church. Together they are committed to serving Him, raising a godly family, and impacting this generation with the gospel of Jesus Christ. They desire to have a life and ministry marked by love for God and others.
Jason and Shannon were married in 1996 and have five children: Abigail, Jesse, Quincey, Alivia, and Silas. In addition, they regularly host international students (from Japan, Korea, China, and Oman, so far) in their home and integrate them into their family.
Jason has a strong interest in maps, photography, books and higher education. Shannon is a gifted teacher, and enjoys Shakespeare and art. In their free time, they love to participate in sports activities and outdoor recreation.
Jason: M.Ed. in College Student Services Administration
Shannon: Teaching Program M.A.T. in Elementary Education