Author: Arlene Hoffman

Multiplying Disciples Among the Least, Last, and Lost

Africa's refugees

A Multiplication Dream Among Africa’s Refugees

The Book of Acts continues as disciples become disciple-makers around the world. God is moving powerfully. In one African refugee camp, it’s like a sequel to the Book of Acts. The gospel is spreading like wildfire! From Timid to Bold Matthew, a local believer, worked among African refugees suffering from trauma. Wanting to see greater …

compassion

Love on the Highways & Byways

The 21st Century is moving with amazing speed. Followers of Jesus are answering the call to make disciples of all nations. Yes, the Great Commission race is rapidly progressing. YWAM Frontier Missions and ministries worldwide are meeting practical needs in everyday lives. Jesus is the remedy! Ashok’s story is about the Father’s love empowering the …

When Courageous Leaders Open Up in Humility

It is often said, “Wounded people wound others.” The opposite is also true! Healed people heal others. Transformation and healing can be contagious! Recently, a YWAM Frontier Missions leader shared a special story. God has powerfully worked among the YWAM-FM leaders in her region. God is taking them to a deeper place of humility, unity …

handicapped kids

Out of the Darkness – Handicapped Kids Find Hope

Disciple-Making Movements catalyze incredible transformation in the regions where they take off. Curses break and shame is gone. Hope springs to life and the people who were in despair find a new way of life. *Emma’s mission In East Africa, YWAM leaders, *Harry and *Hoahn devoted their lives to the unreached. They saw the supernatural …

Can Media Actually Spark a Disciple Making Movement?

Could a gospel film start a multi-generation Disciple-Making Movement (DMM)? For many years, a partner ministry of YWAM Frontier Missions called Create International has brought the gospel to the unreached by making top quality films in the local language and culture of people groups that have little witness.  One of the Create International leaders shared …

overcoming fear

Overcoming Fear in the Mosque on the Hill

The urgency to ‘Pray and Go’ until the whole world hears is imprinted in this story, which started among refugees in the height of a civil war. What started as a ‘medical relief mobile clinic project’, expanded.  A YWAM-FM leader saw refugees hungry for the Bible and the teaching of God’s word. By overcoming fear, …

Bible Storying

What Happens When the Word of God Bursts Into Angolan Hearts?

In 2011 The Word of God exploded across Angola through a Bible storying project. A couple named Daniel and Marcia from YWAM Angola were asked to supervise the 3-year initial process of getting God’s word into new languages. Stories of God’s Creation, Old Testament adventures, the life and mission of Jesus, and the hope of …

muslim immigrant

Can Tradition Prevail in a City on a Hill?

Historic Islamic culture thrives in some contemporary cities of the United States. In others, it struggles to survive. One particular city’s diverse ethnicity is known around the world. This urban setting is home to a growing Muslim immigrant community from a distinctive tribal group. It is also the home of YWAMers. A Thousand Muslims in …

himalayas

Church Alive in the Foothills of the Himalayas

YWAMers from India and other Asian countries teamed up to reach the unreached in the early ’90s. From the beginning, they wanted to see a Disciple-Making Movement (DMM) flourish in the foothills of the Himalayas. The team ministered to the neediest people in the community–migrant laborers from a neighboring country. Through a combination of health …

Mongolian

What Happens When a Mongol Refuses to Give Up on Her Dreams?

YWAM Frontier Missions staff are experiencing a ripening harvest among the unreached. Open doors are creating the opportunity to start churches and launch Disciple-Making Movements (DMMs) in unreached places. Freedom to Embrace Different Religions and Beliefs For 70 years, Geriel’s* country, Mongolia, was under Russian Communism. They were not allowed to believe in any religion. …

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