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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 …

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 …

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 …

Widow’s Tears Wiped Away at Carnaval

Every year, thousands of partiers flood Mazatlan’s streets for Carnaval. Hundreds of YWAMers also flood the streets to share the love of Jesus. By Keisha (DTS staff) The other night, I made a stranger cry. I didn’t mean to. I promise. But there I was, sitting at a café table in the middle of the frantic bustling streets of Carnaval, …

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 …

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Compassion Requires Us To…

“Compassion asks us to go where it hurts, to enter into the places of pain, to share in brokenness, fear, confusion, and anguish. Compassion challenges us to cry out with those in misery, to mourn with those who are lonely, to weep with those in tears. Compassion requires us to be weak with the weak, vulnerable with the vulnerable, and …