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YWAM Kona Dedicates Cafeteria

Dedication of Kona CafeteriaWhat a day of rejoicing we had last Friday, October 24th – thanking the Lord, and dedicating the 30,000 square-foot Aloha Cafeteria in the Defender Building at the University of the Nations Kona Campus. This long-awaited provision […]

YWAM San Francisco Street View

Keeping a Doorstep in San Francisco

Real estate experts say that the most important aspects to consider when purchasing any property are: location, location, and—you guessed it—location. Resting in the middle of San Francisco’s “Tenderloin” district, a region infamous for its violent street crime, sex trafficking, homelessness, and illicit drug use, our 357 Ellis Street […]

The Joy of Going

Lily learns a language in Central AsiaHave you ever wondered what it would be like to live in another culture, especially one contrasting your own in almost every way? Ever imagined the new sights, sounds, tastes and ways of relating […]

Typhoon Rebuilding Begins

YWAM teams in the Philippines disaster zone continue to distribute relief supplies and retrieve bodies, and some workers have begun to help victims rebuild. Many teams have asked for funds to provide hammers, saws, nails and corrugated roofing.

To donate, please click here and pick “Typhoon […]

Typhoon Relief Effort Expands

YWAM teams from the Philippines and from many other nations have now arrived in the typhoon Haiyan disaster zone. They are busy providing medical care, transportation of relief supplies, body recovery, and many other services. They face urgent needs for supplies and for more workers.

To […]

Rewriting Stories in Taiwan

Taipei VirginiaWhen Virginia walked into YWAM Taipei’s coffee bar, The Rock, she had no idea her life was about to be changed forever.

“I knew the people there were Christian, but it didn’t matter to me; I just wanted to improve […]

Parenting a YWAMer

Lessons From a YWAM Mom

–by Debi Byington


After watching my daughter and my son both go through Discipleship Training Schools, and after joining them on short-term outreaches and now watching them serve overseas, I have learned a few lessons about how to parent a child who wants to join YWAM.

Is […]

Sarah’s Prayer

As Sarah prayed at a lookout in the foothills of the Himalayan mountains, she prayed for God to fulfill His desires for this needy nation.

Sarah said the experience changed her as well. She had only recently committed her life to Christ after years of partying and cocaine use.

She left […]

Nate’s Extraordinary Life

I used to live an ordinary life. Wake up, go to work, come home, go to bed, repeat.

I was 20 years old and nothing extraordinary had ever happened to me… until one day God challenged me to do a Discipleship Training School (DTS). I was familiar with YWAM. Most […]

Ashley’s YWAM Journey

YWAM has changed my life, and my experiences in it helped shape me into the person I am today. At the age of 18 I was graduating from high school and wanted to go on a mission trip. My dad and youth pastor both suggested YWAM, and so my […]

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