Category: Spreading Good News

Multiplying Disciples Among the Least, Last, and Lost

wizards and witchcraft

Wizards, Witchcraft and a Church Planting Team

Assafo is a small Baoulé village located in the Ivory Coast. According to the history of that area, when the queen of the Baoulé people group died, she was buried there. During the queen’s burial ceremony Assafo played a special role. It was one of the villages that gave their sons and daughters to be …

culture

What Does a Fish Head and Harmonium Have to Do With Evangelism?

Culture influences much of how we think and what we do. Even in our churches, we have our own cultural ways of representing Jesus. We have our own cultural expressions of what it means to be His followers. Often these things obscure Jesus from people of different cultures. They are unable to see Him as …

Bible Storying

What Happens When the Word of God Bursts Into Angolan Hearts?

In 2011 The Word of God exploded across Angola through a Bible storying project. A couple named Daniel and Marcia from YWAM Angola were asked to supervise the 3-year initial process of getting God’s word into new languages. Stories of God’s Creation, Old Testament adventures, the life and mission of Jesus, and the hope of …

deliverance

Naked, Possessed and Bound by Witchcraft- A Miracle Happened

The nation of Malawi is in southeast Africa. It has many areas of beauty including incredible wildlife parks. Malawi is also is a nation with numerous unreached people groups. God has been working in powerful ways to establish Disciple-Making Movements there. Signs and wonders are causing these movements to grow rapidly. This story is from …

kindergarten Christmas

God Opens Amazing Doors in a Resistant Community

This exciting story was told to me by a YWAM Frontier Missions trainer from South Asia. “We were living in an Islamic community. I had put my son in a school run by a Muslim lady. Every day I did prayer walks in that area of my city, asking God to work among the unreached …

the veiled

Is There a Small But Strong Beginning Among the Veiled?

The Arabian Peninsula is known for its riches from the oil industry. For some people in this region however, there is hunger and underdevelopment. They have a very short life expectancy as well. Rich Yet Poor Of the Arab nations, Yemen is the poorest. Education and health care are distributed inadequately, and at a low …

great losses

Women Endure Great Losses But Gain Jesus in the Process

Grief and loss are part of our lives as YWAMers working in the frontiers. Touching the lives of those who live in barren wilderness areas where the gospel is not yet known, means encountering pain, death, and sorrow. We experience it in our own lives and also encounter it in the lives of those we …

muslim immigrant

Can Tradition Prevail in a City on a Hill?

Historic Islamic culture thrives in some contemporary cities of the United States. In others, it struggles to survive. One particular city’s diverse ethnicity is known around the world. This urban setting is home to a growing Muslim immigrant community from a distinctive tribal group. It is also the home of YWAMers. A Thousand Muslims in …

japan

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. …

pray and go

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 …

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