Category: Spreading Good News

Multiplying Disciples Among the Least, Last, and Lost

Western Europe

A Desperate Soul Pleads for a Story

Is it a safe assumption that everyone in Western Europe knows at least a little bit about who Jesus is? Here is a true story of one man who did not… but for some mysterious reason, he felt that he really should find out more! “Should I go in? Or should I not go in?“ …

partnership

How Effective Partnership Leads to Eternal Impact

“Lord Jesus, if just one person opens his or her heart to You this afternoon, it would be more than worth the work we are putting into this training event.” This was my prayer as I finished the set-up of the meeting room. Yet, even if no one responded to the Gospel, I could accomplish …

panama

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 …

airplane

When God Sets You Up on an Airplane

For those who live in very restricted environments, it can be difficult to evangelize. God sometimes gives us a gift – a few hours with a captive audience! This story is told by a YWAM Frontier Missions worker from a restricted access country. They prefer to remain anonymous. Three Gods? “A few years ago, I …

killing fields

Finding Fruit in the Former Killing Fields

There is a small province in Cambodia near Battambang called Pailin. It’s a beautiful region that has gained recognition for its amazing gemstones. It has jungles, natural waterfalls and is close to the international border. Emotional Scars Back in the 1970s, the Khmer Rouge decided they would take the small province for its rich minerals. …

dying baby

Is There Good News for a Suffering Mother and Dying Baby?

If we love Jesus, we will obey His commands. At least that’s what He said—that’s what He expects. Making it super-simple to understand, He summed it up for us into just one command. Love God with all we are and love our neighbors as ourselves. What happens when His disciples take the Great Commandment literally? …

quiet man

A Quiet Man and the Ring of Fire

Stephen* is a soft-spoken man. In his native country, he is not particularly famous. He does not promote himself but lives to serve the Lord and his community with God’s love and salvation. His friends, however, have a lot to say about him! “Like others in his part of Africa, he is a very friendly …

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 …

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