Category: Discipling Disciple-Makers

Multiplying Disciples Among the Least, Last, and Lost

How the Pandemic Kickstarts Breakthrough Growth

In June 2020, the COVID 19 pandemic was raging in many parts of the world. Severe lockdowns had come upon South Asia. This brought our disciple-making activities to an almost complete standstill. There were forty of us equipping people in skills for Disciple-Making Movements. What should we do? We discerned God leading us to make …

african muslim

If We Want Our Disciples to Surpass Us, What Happens?

When fellow workers in the harvest tell their amazing stories, it captures my attention. That’s what happened during a YWAM gathering in Asia. Coworkers from many continents sat shoulder to shoulder. We listened carefully as the host interviewed our friend. Interviewer: How did you get started with Disciple-Making Movements? “My native country is mostly Muslim. …

andra pradesh

A Truly Amazing Disciple-Maker You’ve Never Heard Of

In the southeast of India there is a state called Andra Pradesh. It is located in the eastern part of the subcontinent. It is near the Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Telangana, and Odisha. As with most states of India, Christians in Andra Pradesh are a small minority. A Tribal Man Hears and Believes …

ordinary

Can God Use an Ordinary, Simple Man?

High in the Himalayan Mountains lives a man named Raj*. Many would call him an ordinary Nepali man. After Raj came to faith, he was discipled and trained by one of our YWAM South Asian church planters. He was also given a Bible. In time he grew as an obedient follower of Jesus. Everywhere he …

literacy

Could God Give the Gift of Literacy in a Miraculous Way?

Do you assume that everyone you meet is able to read? Many of us make that assumption. Yet in all parts of the world, there are people, even adults, who have never had the opportunity to learn to read. A Young Woman’s Hunger for the Word In one of the biggest slums of India there …

nomadic people

Nomadic People Now on the Move with Jesus

An increase in terrorism in the region had kept Timon* from returning to the mission field for the past three years. Now he was going back. His flight was to leave Sunday afternoon. After a day of air travel, he would land in the capital city. He would reunite with friends from the nomadic, Muslim …

curse

A Desperate Family and a Terrible Curse

Tragedy struck this family again and again. Being low caste, their lives were already hard. This situation, however, was unusual. Over a period of five years, three of their children died. It was the same case every year. The oldest was a daughter. She suddenly fainted, went limp, and died within a few days. The …

persecution

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. …

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 …

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 …

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