Category: Stories

Multiplying Disciples Among the Least, Last, and Lost

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 …

handicapped kids

Out of the Darkness – Handicapped Kids Find Hope

Disciple-Making Movements catalyze incredible transformation in the regions where they take off. Curses break and shame is gone. Hope springs to life and the people who were in despair find a new way of life. *Emma’s mission In East Africa, YWAM leaders, *Harry and *Hoahn devoted their lives to the unreached. They saw the supernatural …

education

Baboons, Children’s Books and Literacy in Mozambique

The country of Mozambique is home to many tribes and unreached people groups. Some of these groups have heard the good news of Jesus. Others may have heard His name, but have no idea who He really is. God called Steve and Kate* to bring the gospel to some very remote villages deep in the …

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 …

overcoming fear

Overcoming Fear in the Mosque on the Hill

The urgency to ‘Pray and Go’ until the whole world hears is imprinted in this story, which started among refugees in the height of a civil war. What started as a ‘medical relief mobile clinic project’, expanded.  A YWAM-FM leader saw refugees hungry for the Bible and the teaching of God’s word. By overcoming fear, …

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 …

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 …

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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