The Six Million Mile Man—YWAM Founder Loren Cunningham 

On May 27th, 2013, Youth With A Mission (YWAM) founder Loren Cunningham passed the 3 million miles mark with United Airlines the same way he travelled the vast majority of those miles… sitting in an economy seat. That makes over 6 million miles across all airlines in his extensive travel history. On arrival after a series of long flights he …

Our Response to the Coronavirus

Dear friends, In these times of uncertainty, one thing remains: The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases, it is new every morning, Great is His faithfulness! We have all been impacted by the concerns due to the coronavirus pandemic.  There are many changes that have been necessary, including the closing of schools across many nations, including our own nation.  We are …

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Joy Like A Mountain: The 7 Day Joy Challenge

Joy has never come naturally to me. As someone who has struggled with severe mental health challenges since early adolescence, I tend to see joy like it’s this enormous mountain that people like me, try as we might, never really figure out how to climb. I mean, it seems glorious for those special people who are able to reach the …

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Walk With Me … In the Darkness

The Christian life is often portrayed as “joy unspeakable and full of glory.” But sometimes that description just doesn’t match reality. Sometimes, life hurts. It isn’t that pastors and evangelists have purposely sought to deceive people by presenting Christianity in such a positive light. After all, it is the “Good News” that we proclaim. However, this rose-colored view of life …

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The God Who Whispers

One of my favorite toys as a kid was this retro little phone. It was the one you pull around on a string and when you called on it you heard this cute prerecorded message. Now this is kinda how I viewed talking with God for most of my childhood and into my teen years. I believed you just somehow …

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Shoes from a Stranger and a Life Forever Changed

This was not at all what we expected. We were supposed to be ministering at an orphanage. But when those plans fell through, we found ourselves on the streets of Morelia, inviting the homeless to join us for hot chocolate, bread, and our street performance. Rachel and I walked up to an older lady. Our simple “hola” seemed to open …