Author: Becky Hyland-Bennett

Multiplying Disciples Among the Least, Last, and Lost

A Desperate Woman is Gloriously Born Again!

This is a story that was sent to us by a long term German YWAMer named Cordula. As a single woman, over the years she has shared the hope that is within her with many people. And rather remarkably she has done so without fear. Her life has been one of faithful service to the …

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What Happens When a Young Indian Girl is Abused?

East India is vast, both by territory and population. The majority of its residents are Hindus. This story is about a young girl grew who grew up in a Hindu home. She was passed from family to family and had little stability. Sadly her birth parents died when she was very young. Death Leads to …

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Persecuted, Simon Forgave and Prayed For a Sick Girl

Persecution of new Jesus followers is common. Don’t give up hope. One day things could turn around as they did for a young man named Simon.* This is the story of a young man born into a Muslim family. He was a good and faithful follower of Allah. In time, the young man, who we …

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The Dynamic Ministry of Brazilian Mobilizers

Recently YWAM staff members in Brazil joined with other mission agencies to host a very special event. It was called “The Send Brazil“. Its aim was to see many more people answering God’s call to take the Good News of Jesus to those who have not yet heard.. Every believer has a part to play …

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From Would-Be Assassin to Joyful Evangelist!

Could a radical terrorist become an answer to prayer? As disciple-makers, we believe God is preparing the harvest around us. We watch to see where God is at work. He will lead us to those He has made ready. One YWAM Frontier Missions coworker was astonished when he met the particular man God had prepared. …

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Equipping Local Disciple-Makers to Reach Their Own Country

The story unfolds in a location officially declared a “Muslim country”. Yet over the centuries, there has remained a small, faithful population of followers of Jesus. They could be inspired and better equipped to reach their own country. Many of these believers are zealous for more of God. Opportunities for training are treasured…and rare. One …

from Brazil

From Brazil Salvation Comes to Muslims in Africa

In the early 70s, YWAM missionaries Jim and Pam Stier went to Brazil with a vision to equip and send Brazilians to the nations. Brazil was considered a mission field at that time, certainly not a mission force. Many thought their vision was unrealistic. But over the years it became reality. Missionaries from Brazil have …

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When the One Baptizing is Just a Young Girl

Serving the Lord can be an amazing privilege. And yet if we are honest, it can sometimes also feel like a burden. In all churches and Christian communities, we have beliefs and traditions about who can minister… and how! Here is a very recent story about a teenage girl from Nepal. A Natural Evangelist Sashi* …

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Divine Appointment at a Bus Stop

What do you assume about people of other faiths? Most of us meet people from other religious communities. When you meet them, do you expect them to be resistant to new ideas? Assume that they will be biased against a follower of Jesus? Hostile toward your Christian beliefs? Our assumptions are often wrong, even though …

Western Europe

A Desperate Soul Pleads for a Story

Is it a safe assumption that everyone in Western Europe knows at least a little bit about who Jesus is? Here is a true story of one man who did not… but for some mysterious reason, he felt that he really should find out more! “Should I go in? Or should I not go in?“ …

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