What a wonderful time to be alive! There are so many opportunities to serve our LORD Jesus Christ in Alaska. Whether you are a skilled craftsperson or gifted with working with people, God has a place for you in building up His people and giving Him glory. We work with local churches, Bible camps and other ministries in Alaska to strengthen the Body of Christ there.


Hello Everyone!

I would encourage you to read through our website and pray for this ministry. We are committed to making disciples of Jesus Christ and developing leaders to build His Kingdom not only in Alaska through our ministry, but also in seeing them pursue and embrace their own callings throughout the world!

Tom Denlinger - Ministry Director

On May 13, several people are starting a whole series of teams that will be working on our new missionary base property. PRAYER REQUEST: Please take time to watch this video and pray along with us. As of April 22, we are short $19,000 of our goal which is needed for our "Roofing and Siding Team" and our "Electrical Team". We need to order building materials for these teams so they can be delivered by their team assignments in June.  Please consider making a significant donation to help with this need. But please watch this video and pray with us. Thank you so much!

CLICK HERE to read our Phase 3 Brochure!

This past August we were able to complete "Phase 2" and cleared a lot of land and put in a road and clearing for our new garage to be built in May 2019. Take time to watch the following video and PRAY that the LORD would provide people and the finances need for purchasing building materials. Thank you so much!

Take time to visit our some of our photo albums and team reports on our 2018 teams. But something new for this coming year is that we are dedicating a minimum of 6 teams to build our first building on our new ministry base in Palmer, Alaska.  CLICK HERE to read more about the specific plans of those teams. If you can give towards purchasing build materials, the teams that are forming for those teams will skillfully complete their work on time. We really need your help in giving towards this need.

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Do you use Facebook? If so, click on this Facebook photo (right) and JOIN OUR GROUP and view all the photos from our teams this year! We are active on Facebook and use it as a powerful tool for keeping in contact with people.

We are a Kingdom ministry. The Kingdom of Jesus Christ is made up of people - people from all cultures and different ways of life. We desire to connect people and encourage them - building covenant relationships that last a lifetime!

What can destroy relationships like this? The Bible says that we are not at odds with people but against spiritual forces that are unseen to the natural eye (Ephesians 6:12).

We believe the Bible when it teaches us that we are in a spiritual battle in order to subdue kingdoms that are set against our LORD (Hebrews 11:33).  We are not only commanded to make disciples of Jesus Christ (Matthew 28:19-20), but all of us at LightShine Ministries have been called to see His Kingdom established in Alaska!

Join with us in simply being Light in darkness!  Jesus said that we are the Light of the world. All demonic principalities and powers (Ephesians 6:12) that rule over this great state will be broken down and displaced by the Kingdom of Jesus Christ (1 John 3:8) just by the work of God's people. Jesus told us we would do even greater works than He did (John 14:12-13).  Please pray for brothers and sisters in Christ who do this work in Alaska and for us as we help equip them with tools for ministry.  Jesus will be Lord over all of Alaska!  This is what we are praying and working for!

For 23 years (since 1995) we have been offering assistance to brothers and sisters in Jesus Christ by helping them build His Kingdom in the hearts of the people of Alaska.

We offer short term missionary opportunities for people who love people, love the outdoors and desire to serve our God in places where churches need help in establishing Bible camps.

Please take time to explore our website and ask the Lord if He would have you be a part of our next missionary team to Alaska!

"For we are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do."  Ephesians 2:10

God has created you to do work for Him.  We view our ministry as a "Pipeline of People" from the lower 48 states to Alaska.  People who love God and His people.

Matthew 25:40 (NKJV)

“And the King will answer and say to them, ‘Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me.’"

New LightShine Property!

Team Member Application:

If you are interested in joining a team, you will need to fill out this form with a $40 registration fee.

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Other side of the building is done! Another great day in Gulkana Village! ... See MoreSee Less

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One side done! Hanging tin siding took longer than we expected but we got it done with some Alaskan engineering 😁 ... See MoreSee Less

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Today, the elders of the village were treated to a special lunch of “Stinkhead soup” which is salmon heads fermenting in a barrel since June 5 and then flash boiled for about a minute or two and then served with apple cider vinegar. Please note...you have to wear gloves when eating Stinkhead soup because the smell will last for days on your hands. The smell lives up to its name. 3 of our 5 team members earned their Alaskan stripes by trying it! Steve, Chris and Jess are the brave ones...Jess has the best facial expression😂 ... See MoreSee Less

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Siding going on today...slower process but we should finish one side and trim today. At least the weather is cooperating😁 ... See MoreSee Less

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4:51pm...roof is done...trim work happening tomorrow! Ray is Super Happy! 😊 ... See MoreSee Less

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