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A Different Kind of Degree

A YWAM Parent’s Story

–by Angela Zimmerman

Excitement built up inside me as I was preparing for class. Spontaneous Multiplication of the Church was our topic, and our instructor that evening has proven her capability for church planting and multiplication through a simple and effective discipleship process. I wanted my daughter […]

Parenting a YWAMer

Lessons From a YWAM Mom

–by Debi Byington


After watching my daughter and my son both go through Discipleship Training Schools, and after joining them on short-term outreaches and now watching them serve overseas, I have learned a few lessons about how to parent a child who wants to join YWAM.

Is […]

Sarah’s Prayer

As Sarah prayed at a lookout in the foothills of the Himalayan mountains, she prayed for God to fulfill His desires for this needy nation.

Sarah said the experience changed her as well. She had only recently committed her life to Christ after years of partying and cocaine use.

She left […]

From Bethlehem to Ireland to Rwanda, with Love

When 20-year-old Saleem left his home in Bethlehem in the West Bank to attend a Discipleship Training School in Belfast, Northern Ireland, he felt like he had nothing to offer anyone. “I felt like I was a nobody because of my past, and who I was,” he recalls.

But all […]

Nate’s Extraordinary Life

I used to live an ordinary life. Wake up, go to work, come home, go to bed, repeat.

I was 20 years old and nothing extraordinary had ever happened to me… until one day God challenged me to do a Discipleship Training School (DTS). I was familiar with YWAM. Most […]

Ashley’s YWAM Journey

YWAM has changed my life, and my experiences in it helped shape me into the person I am today. At the age of 18 I was graduating from high school and wanted to go on a mission trip. My dad and youth pastor both suggested YWAM, and so my […]

Pete’s Olympic Outreach Experience

My first experience with YWAM happened one summer in Harpenden, England. I had signed up as a volunteer for the London Olympic outreaches that were being hosted at this particular YWAM location. To be honest, I realize now that my intentions for going were a bit selfish. I was […]

Helicopter Rescue in Mozambique

The helicopter sweeps low over swirling brown waters surrounding the towns and villages. Herds of animals are trapped on the smallest patches of high ground, huddled tightly together and lowing pitifully. On the rooftops of people’s houses are groups of bewildered children surrounded by goats, chickens, cooking pots, plastic […]

Challenging the Odds

With 900 million followers, Hinduism is the third largest religion in the world. The majority of Hindus live in India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka, where they are also some of the last people on earth to hear about Jesus and experience His message of salvation and transformation.

The U.S. Center […]