Category: Disciple-Making Movements

Multiplying Disciples Among the Least, Last, and Lost

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Once A Mission Field Now the #1 Missionary-Sending Country in the World

With astonishment, I look at how the life-changing gospel spreads across Mongolia–and beyond. I pause to look back. How grateful I feel, remembering my own early experiences: One night in the 1980s, our YWAM staff listened intently to stories from a scouting trip. It was to the mysterious land of Mongolia.  The team had recently returned …

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Pandemic Sparks Renewal in a Well Established South Asian Movement

Some Disciple Making Movements begin strong, but grow traditional as the years pass by. This was the case for one movement started by YWAM in South Asia. Though early growth was spectacular, in recent years the movement had plateaued. The rapid, multiplication growth they’d seen at first had almost completely stopped. Changes and Bold Decisions …

When A Disciple Making Movement Becomes a Missionary Movement

Baptisms, multiplication, and generational growth are all part of what happens when a movement begins. But how does that movement then start to send out missionaries to launch other movements? The following story was told by M. Andersson who worked closely with a Disciple Making Movement that has become a missionary movement. “What a privilege …

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3 Mullahs Meet Jesus

Our friend is a Muslim background believer. He has a vision for a Disciple-Making Movement in his nation. We’ll call him Paul*. Facebook Fruit? One of the ways he reaches people is through a Facebook page. One day, he met a man from the southern part of his country. First, he talked to through messenger, …

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Making a Movie that Sparks a Movement

A film team arrived in the outer villages of major city in India. There they searched for local actors and cultural advisors. Working together with the Banjara people they crafted a story, a script for a movie. In time, their film TRANSFORMATION would live up to its name—in ways they could not have imagined.  A strategically …

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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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How Grandpa Opened His Village to God’s Amazing Love

Do you ever wonder if you are worthy to be used by God in a big way? Perhaps you think that you don’t have enough money or education for God to use someone like you. God delights in using people who the world thinks are weak, to do His incredible Kingdom work! God spoke to …

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 …

miracles

Woman Raised From the Dead and a New Movement Launched

A young Indian man and his wife felt called by God to pioneer. They wanted to take the gospel to an unreached city with few churches. Being sent and commissioned by their YWAM leader, they took a step of faith and moved to the new city. For six months, they worked to build relationships with …

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When Bold Pioneering and Obedience Leads to a Movement

Twenty-five years ago, a passionate young Indian man attended a YWAM Discipleship Training School (DTS). His name was Ezekiel.* He was from a Hindu background and had a heart to reach his own people. Shortly after the DTS he decided to do a School of Evangelism (SOE) as well. His heart burned with a desire …

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