26Nov

Why I Choose Gratitude In The Midst Of Worry

The last two years have been more stressful than I could have ever imagined. I have been diagnosed with a chronic disease, gotten engaged, planned a wedding, undergone eye surgery and moved house six times. I was forced to change my wedding plans last minute, and a beloved family member died suddenly while I was
12Nov

Why A Pathfinders Discipleship Training School Is The Right Choice For You

Have you always wondered what you wanted to be when you grow up? Maybe you had an idea in elementary school, a dream in middle school and a plan in high school, but along the way you started to question if that was the right path for you. Hobbies are fun and certain careers sound
17Jul

How God Helped Me Overcome Unhealthy, Self-Inflicted Stress

A few weeks ago, I realised that I put way too much pressure on myself—a really unhealthy amount of pressure. My husband and I were on our way home after a two week holiday, and it dawned on me that a project I had planned to complete before the end of the month just wasn’t
13Jun

What Should I Pack For My YWAM DTS?

Thinking back to packing for my Discipleship Training School, I remember feeling anxious and uncertain. This post is what I wish I had been told as I prepared for DTS. It is not an exhaustive packing list, rather it's some informed suggestions for packing and travel, backed up by my own personal experience. I hope
22May

Why I Love Being Part Of A Community

When I first joined Youth With A Mission, the family aspect surprised and impacted me greatly, and it continues to bless me years later. Become part of a big family Being part of a Discipleship Training School is a very unique experience. I have heard people liken a DTS to life in a university, and
27Apr

How God Transformed My Life During My YWAM DTS

I decided to do a Discipleship Training School and it changed my life. For the first time ever, I stepped out of my comfort zone, leaving my family and friends behind as I followed God to the ends of the earth. Here are four ways my DTS transformed my life: 1. Overcoming Fear Coming from
30Oct

Our Gold Coast

The Gold Coast Nate Mavis has been serving our base heartily for the last 7 years. He is currently transitioning into a new season outside of YWAM and I’ve asked him a couple questions about the Gold Coast. What is your favorite place on the Gold Coast and why? My favorite place on the Gold

02Oct

Surrender

Surrender “I surrender all to You” “Take control of my life..” “Not my will but YOURS be done” – Luke 22: 49 – How many times are we praying, singing or proclaiming those words but are we living them out? I mean are we still worrying or stressing out, aren’t we missing the point here?

25Sep

Make God known

Make God Known This is YWAM’s second value. “YWAM is called to make God known throughout the whole world, and into every arena of society through evangelism, training and mercy ministries. We believe that salvation of souls should result in the transformation of societies, thus obeying Jesus’ command to make disciples of all nations. “ Why should we make God known? I grew

18Sep

Walk with God

Walk with God God gives us freedom which allows us to make our own decisions, to choose what we want. We choose whether we walk through life holding God’s’ hand or not. I believe that walking with God is the key to freedom. How have you experienced freedom in your life? Unfortunately, I’ve experienced life without God meaning, I

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