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7 Questions Every High School Senior Should Ask

If you’re anything like me, figuring out the future can be scary. After high school, I felt like there were a million options and it was impossible to predict how they would turn out. I was overwhelmed by all the choices and the responsibility to define the rest of my life as a 17 year old. It felt like I …

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A Cry that Demands a Response

Throughout the world millions of children are orphaned through war, AIDS, and extreme poverty. Every seven seconds a child dies from a preventable disease. Drug addiction runs rampant. Children are sold into prostitution or forced to become child soldiers. They’re lost and they have no place to live. These children have no hope. And these are the ones that are …

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The Little Spring Girl

There was once a girl who was born in the spring with a name that sounded like winter. She loved playing with her summer sisters. They would spend the days climbing trees and chasing squirrels. The little spring girl was happy. Then she grew up. Her parents told her it was time to learn new things and make new friends, …

Learning to Rest in God

I am an action person. A doer, get-er-done, let’s get to work person. So for two days on outreach when God told our team we weren’t to DO but just BE, I didn’t like that. I am horrible at just BEING sometimes and I didn’t know why God would “torture” me like this. Unfortunately, I had a fever and my …

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Every Number Has a Name

Seven billion.That’s how many people are in the world. It’s hard to wrap your mind around that number, so I’ll make it a little easier. I’m in Japan which has a population of 127.3 million. There are so many people! The subways can be quite interesting when they are full and the streets are always busy with people. I was …

YWAM Madison Foundations for Transforming Nations Bible School

Foundations for Transforming Nations Curriculum

Foundations for Transforming Nations is a three month course that builds on what you learned in your University of the Nations Bible Core Course. It will go into greater depth on what the Bible has to say about the different spheres. Worldview and Absolutes: This introduction to the school will lay the foundation for the rest of the weeks as we …

God answers all kinds of prayers

from Marlies, DTS student on outreach in Greece Sometimes when God shows up, He descends in a pillar of fire to guide his people to the Promised Land. Other times he manifests in a burning bush for just one dude. And many other times, He answers small prayers in quiet ways to show us how much he loves us. Marlies, …

Created for: Relationship

from Rebeca Z, DTS staff We’ve been in a new country for a while now. And something that has become so clear to me is the importance of relationships. Great friendships are epic. Like Remember the Titans, the football team who banded together. It’s Sam carrying Frodo up Mount Doom. It’s Harry, Ron, and Hermione traveling together. Snoopy and Woodstock. Patrick …

Adventures in teaching English

  DTS outreach is always an adventure with such a variety of things to do that show the love of God in different ways. One of those adventures went a bit like this: For three days, we partnered with a team from the University of Missouri to teach English to elementary students in Thailand. We divided into different stations to …