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Putting Faith Into Action

Although I know I should be sleeping, I’m wide awake! It had been an exhausting 24 hours as I said goodbye to classmates who went on other outreaches and boarded this plane for Costa Rica. Still, my mind won’t shut down. It races through all the firsts for our team — first outreach from our base to Costa Rica, first flight …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

Powerful Words of Hope from an Indian Street Kid

I was reading through my journal from my DTS last night, processing some of the things from my outreach to Nepal and India that I have long left unprocessed. After my team got back from outreach, we broke up into new teams with people from all of the different outreach groups – Moldova, Turkey, Thailand, East Asia, Uganda. We went …

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 …

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 …

Friendships that Last a Lifetime: Why I Love My YWAM DTS

(by Ellie G., Children at Risk DTS student from Great Britain) These last few weeks have been a crazy whirlwind of learning and fun! It’s insane how much these 50 people that I’ve only known for 7 weeks feel like family. God has truly blessed me with friends here with whom I feel safe to be totally me. We recently drove to …