Category: Stories

Multiplying Disciples Among the Least, Last, and Lost

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 …

compassion

Love on the Highways & Byways

The 21st Century is moving with amazing speed. Followers of Jesus are answering the call to make disciples of all nations. Yes, the Great Commission race is rapidly progressing. YWAM Frontier Missions and ministries worldwide are meeting practical needs in everyday lives. Jesus is the remedy! Ashok’s story is about the Father’s love empowering the …

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 …

When Courageous Leaders Open Up in Humility

It is often said, “Wounded people wound others.” The opposite is also true! Healed people heal others. Transformation and healing can be contagious! Recently, a YWAM Frontier Missions leader shared a special story. God has powerfully worked among the YWAM-FM leaders in her region. God is taking them to a deeper place of humility, unity …

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 …

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