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

11Sep

Identity

Identity What is Identity? What is so important about this subject? Identity, the collection of thoughts and beliefs of one’s self that are deemed worthy as what distinguishes us as a human. So what is it you believe about yourself as to who you are? It is very important to understand what we find our identity

04Sep

Understanding vs. Trusting

UNDERSTANDING vs. TRUSTING Hello! I sit here in Canada to write out some more thoughts to my fellow readers. I was expecting I would be back in Australia by now, but due to delays with the acceptance of my newest visa, here in Canada I remain for the time being. I have found myself easily

28Aug

Know God

Know God This is YWAM’s first value. YWAM is committed to know God, His nature, His character and His ways. We seek to reflect who He is in every aspect of our lives and ministry. The automatic overflow of knowing and enjoying fellowship with God is a desire to share Him with others. What does

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