Stories

Multiplying Disciples Among the Least, Last, and Lost

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Can Good Come From a Devastating Tsunami?

In 2011 Japan suffered a devastating tsunami triggered by a magnitude 9 “megathrust” earthquake.  It occurred off the coast near Tohoku. It was one of the most powerful earthquakes logged since they started recording them.  Shifting the earth on its axis, thousands died. Entire neighborhoods were no longer safe to live in because of radiation. …

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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 …

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Praying, Mobilizing and Going to the Unreached

Meet *Maria- a woman of prayer. She joined a small group of YWAMers who regularly prayed together in her homeland of Colombia. For nine years she and the team prayed for those living in the 10/40 window. Maria learned that there were many Muslim nations that had no one to tell them about the love …

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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. …

Uzbekistan

If God Can Open Uzbekistan to the Gospel, Why Not Other Places?

Obstacles can seem immovable when working to reach unreached people groups. YWAMers believe in the God-given vision of Revelation 7:9. As a result, YWAM-FM teams respond by praying and going. We want to see every nation, tribe, and people reached for Jesus. This story of how God opened an impossible door among Uzbeks brings these …

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In Pursuit of the Lost, Even When They Push You Away

Do you ever wonder if you are being too pushy in evangelism? Are you fearful that it will backfire and someone will get angry? That could happen. Or it could be that pursuing a lost person starts a new church. A disciple-maker in India recently told me this story. From the Hills to the Plains …

Oral Culture Peoples

Our Hidden Weapon for Changing Worldviews – A YWAM FM Story

If you could find a hidden weapon to defeat the enemy and release thousands into God’s Kingdom, you would want that right? I know I would! You may be surprised about what it is. It sounds so simple that even a child could use it. The Power of Stories for Oral Culture People The majority …

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God Responds to Prayer with a Supernatural Dream

A church with a heart for the unreached took steps to pray and send. Then God worked miracles, and unreached people met Jesus. Praying for a Muslim Tribe This tale goes back as far as 1999-2001, to a California church. This church had sent many of its members into YWAM. One family they supported worked …

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An Astonishing Movement Launches Through a Partnership

About ten years ago, YWAM Frontier Missions (YWAM-FM) entered into a partnership with a group of Baptist churches. The aim was to reach a Muslim people group in South Asia. YWAM already had a team on the ground who regularly invested in a few MBBs (Muslim Background Believers.) They gave simple training and coaching using …

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Bold Response to a Desperate Cry for Help

In YWAM Frontier Missions, disciple-makers are experiencing unusual opportunities to share with new believers from unreached people groups. Punit’s story is incredible! It demonstrates one of the keys to seeing a successful Disciple-Making Movement (DMM). God Is the One Who Gives Life One day a servant of God named Punit received a voicemail on his …