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Multiplying Disciples Among the Least, Last, and Lost

healings

Healings and Hope in Dark Prisons and Refugee Camps

Traveling to Cambodia took many hours. I sat in economy class with my long legs pressed against the seat in front of me. When I showed up at the Multipliers Gathering and looked around at all the faces. I breathed in the air of contentment and thought to myself, “It was worth it. Thank You, …

local disciple-makers

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 …

Now Drop Your Excuses and Spread Good News

Now Drop Your Excuses and Spread Good News

Sometimes we must tell ourselves: “Drop your excuses and spread Good News. Now.” I just heard an incredible story from a friend who does. A few minutes ago I talked to John*. We spoke face to face, even though it was about 9 am for me and 9 pm for him. Thanks to Skype with …

miracles

An Ear Opened and Heart Touched – Miracles in the Mountains

A South Asian church planter helped start a large movement in one location. Recently, his family moved to a new area. He wanted to pioneer there. It was difficult to go from having many believers to zero. His heart burned with a passion to reach the unreached though, so he and his family stepped out …

true father

From Four Fathers to Discovery of the One True Father

God calls the broken, wounded, and hopeless. He says, “Come to me. Know my love. I have a plan for you!” He transforms and heals us, then makes us a blessing to the nations. I recently heard the story of a YWAMer whose life was radically changed. She now pursues a calling to the Muslims …

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 …

baptize

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* …

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 …

Divine appointment

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 …

endurance

Endurance to Reach the Summit: Tempted to Stop?

This afternoon I received a text from my son (who is now a father himself). I must share his text with you: Hey Dad, When I was a kid we used to go hiking a lot. Hiking with a kid isn’t always easy. Kids tend to complain some. And I remember whenever I got tired …

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