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The Gift Of A Listening Ear

It was a hot day in Constanța, Romania. Our DTS team was surrounded by protestors advocating for bike lanes in “Old Town.” But we weren’t interested in protesting. We wanted to share God’s love with people. “I have an idea,” my teammate, Summer said. “Why don’t we ask people to tell us what they love about their city?” “Great idea!” …

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Children’s Ministry Melts a Father’s Heart

Our kids’ Bible study was drawing to a close. My two teammates and I had thoroughly enjoyed teaching and interacting with the kids. Yet we did not expect what happened at the end. Our translator approached us with one of the student’s parents. “This man was sitting in the back while you taught,” the translator said. “He’s not a believer. …

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3 Things I Didn’t Expect at my YWAM DTS

I came to Discipleship Training School in Madison expecting a very special 6 months with Jesus. But it surpassed my expectations. I got the great teaching, discipleship and guidance that I knew would be a part of my experience. But these three things really surprised me: Coming into DTS, I expected to have “camp food” on a daily basis. You …

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Sending Your Child Into Missions: A Letter from a Parent

The shortened definition of a missionary is sent one. It describes a believer in Jesus who is going outside of their comfort zone, their familiarity, to a place that doesn’t know God’s love. My husband and I have been in missions more years than I lived under my parents’ roof.

Now, here we are with the first of our eight children graduating high school and moving on to her next phase in life. I naively thought that sending her out on her own would be easier for me than other parents. Yeah, right!

Happy New Year: #ItWasGood15

Join us for the first 15 days of 2015 as we reflect on God’s goodness & the adventures He took us. We’ll post highlights & stories from this last year on Instagram & Facebook with the hashtag ‪#‎ItWasGood15‬. Share your reflections in the comments or post your own memories from the year. Follow us: Facebook: www.Facebook.com/YwamMadison Instagram: www.Instagram.com/YwamMadison You can also …

The Islands will Look to Him

story from Amy, who co-led the BSN/BELT team to Nigeria, Zanzibar and Tanzania. We sat in blue plastic lawn chairs in the front of the concrete church building in Zanzibar, listening intently. Prisca, one of the participants in our Biblical Education and Leadership Training (BELT) seminar, was sharing a testimony from her weekend outreach, and she had everyone’s rapt attention. Prisca and …

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Transformation Seminar in Nepal

by Elizabeth J., BSN student Our first week of teaching in Nepal was filled with laughter at our attempts to speak Nepali, and cups of steaming chai and dry rusks during “tea break.” We enjoy learning from the Nepali students when class is over — they’ve taught us some great dance moves. 😉 During our teaching we overviewed foundations for …