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Fatherhood

What does it mean to be a Father? I hoped to God it meant more than to Father a bright eyed family only to leave a Father-sized hole in the broken heart of a boy. A boy who just wanted to be like his dad Had suddenly added a long list of bad characteristics to an already compromised character. Are …

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Hope Among the Lepers

The guide paused at a home with a white door. “Hello,” he called in the native dialect. “We’re here to pray for people. Can we pray for you?” he asked. An elderly man inside the house invited us to sit with him. He smiled as we knelt next to him on the dirt floor. Our prayers felt small in the …

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5 Ways God Turned My Life Upside Down in DTS

I’ve had some really tough things happen in my life and I always believed that God caused them. When I was a teenager, I had a miscarriage. It rocked my world. I was so angry at God for putting me through something so painful. I lived with that anger for several years until one of our DTS speakers said, “God …

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My Little Light: Did My Mission Trip Really Make a Difference?

My teammates and I boarded our flight to Mexico for a Spring Break mission trip. We had prayed many times for this trip and felt that even though it was only a week long, it was going to be “oh so sweet”. I’d never been on a mission trip this short and I wondered — How much impact could a …

Overcoming Asthma: The Joy of My First Deep Breath

Chara has battled asthma her whole life. For the last couple years, she frequently had asthma attacks 3-4 times a day (and at times, even in the night). This made her very fearful to do anything physical. “It felt like an elephant was sitting on my chest,” she said. On Thursday night, she felt she should come forward for healing prayer …

I Was Bedridden for Over a Year Until…

Eighteen months ago, Evynn came down with a debilitating mystery illness that zapped her energy completely and confined her to bed. She would faint often and needed help to do almost anything. Then one night, God gave her a dream about healing her. She came to the YWAM DNA trusting that God would completely heal her. During last Thursday night’s …

Falling in Love with Latvia

by Keisha, DTS Staff   The breeze whips my hair all around my face as I walk through a forest of tall, wind-stripped trees. It smells fresh and new outside: like spring rain that has melted away the snow to uncover a blanket of green; like soft earth caked onto the soles of your shoes. I want to breathe it …

Miracles in Gaya

by Kelly, DTS staff We sat huddled together on tattered floor mats at the front of the church, among a rainbow of women in jewel-toned shawls and saris. It was cold—even for Gaya, which is in northern India. I recognized some women from the village. They had walked the dusty path to attend our art and music lessons for the …

Video: Refugees, Healing, Visions & Salvation

In Northern Uganda, hundreds of thousands have fled the Lord’s Resistance Army. They found shelter in displacement camps but continued to suffer from harsh living conditions and lack of food. Our team of 12 journeyed north to help them. Watch our journey of adventure, healing, and the fulfillment of a vision and a man’s 25-year prayer for the salvation of …