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Refugee boy in Lesbos

Volunteer With Refugees

The YWAM team serving at the refugee camp in Lesbos, Greece has issued an appeal for more volunteers. Please consider coming. You can also support their work by going to YWAM’s donation page.

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Germany Refugee Christmas Present

Refugee Work Expands

YWAM’s work with refugees continues to expand. In Europe as well as in the Middle East, teams continue to hand out clothing, teach children, and assist immigrants as they settle.

To donate to YWAM’s work among refugees, go to our donation page, select “For:” and pick “Refugee Crisis” […]

New Projects to End Bible Poverty


In October of last year, YWAM launched its global prayer focus, called The Invitation, by highlighting a topic near and dear to the heart of YWAM’s founder, Loren Cunningham. We prayed for the translation and distribution of the Bible. To put it another way, we prayed for an […]

Homes of Hope Home Completed

Homes for the Poor

During the week of Christmas, 2015, People Magazine named Sean Lambert, founder of YWAM’s Homes of Hope ministry, its Hero of the Week. This year Homes of Hope International celebrated 25 years and over 5,000 homes built […]

YWAM prayer group

Seeking God Like Never Before

YWAM has always been committed to prayer and seeking God. We do this as individuals, as bases, as nations, and at many other levels. YWAM’s Founders’ Circle and many of YWAM’s elders believe that now is the time for YWAM everywhere to come together in prayer in an even more […]

Pray With Us

Many of YWAM’s leaders have sensed that the time is right to call YWAM staff, students, volunteers and friends from around the world to join them in prayer. They invite you to pray with them on a monthly basis: one month for local concerns, the next month for areas where […]

University Pioneer Dies

Dr. Douglas D. Feaver, founder of the College of Humanities and International Studies at YWAM’s University of the Nations and a role model to generations of staff and students worldwide, died peacefully at his home in Bethlehem, PA, on April 6. He was 93.

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Restoration in Niger

As they began clearing up after groups of extremists in Niger vandalized their home and destroyed their possessions, a family of Christians associated with YWAM has been encouraged and supported by the sincere help of their Muslim neighbors.

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YWAM Kona Dedicates Cafeteria

Dedication of Kona CafeteriaWhat a day of rejoicing we had last Friday, October 24th – thanking the Lord, and dedicating the 30,000 square-foot Aloha Cafeteria in the Defender Building at the University of the Nations Kona Campus. This long-awaited provision […]

YWAM San Francisco Street View

Keeping a Doorstep in San Francisco

Real estate experts say that the most important aspects to consider when purchasing any property are: location, location, and—you guessed it—location. Resting in the middle of San Francisco’s “Tenderloin” district, a region infamous for its violent street crime, sex trafficking, homelessness, and illicit drug use, our 357 Ellis Street […]