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We Pay To Volunteer

The concept of God’s provision is somewhat foreign in the world today. The standard most live by is to go to school, get a degree, work hard, pay bills, go on vacation, etc. All of which are good and necessary realities of life. The world continues to go around on its axis and day after day people go on with their lives. So what happens when the Lord calls a…

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When I sat down to write this post, I looked back at my journal to try and figure out how to summarize the past few weeks – what to talk about and what to leave out – but the longer I stared at the paper, the more overwhelmed I became. “How do I choose what to share? How do I sum up the incredible moments that have happened over the…

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YWAM Ships Kona Lauds Union With Samaritan Aviation

EAST SEPIK PROVINCE, Papua New Guinea — The work of YWAM medical ships worldwide has attracted dozens of sponsors and partners. One of those is Samaritan Aviation. The nonprofit organization — which uses float planes to deliver humanitarian aid — has carried more than 125,000 pounds of medicine since 2010 to the most isolated parts of Papua New Guinea. It has teamed up there with YWAM Ships Kona to help…

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Being Successful Would Have Been So Boring

“Being a missionary’s kid was really fun. Before the age of 13, I traveled a lot, had very diverse schooling and enjoyed good, clean fun such as bike riding and skate boarding.” David Norris grew up in a YWAM community. At the time there wasn’t a place for him. “I was a missionary’s kid, not a missionary. There wasn’t a place for kids in missions. I wasn’t engaged in anything…

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I Wasn’t “Spiritual” Enough Or “Christian” Enough

When we say “Yes!” to following God and giving our hearts over completely to Him, we aren’t guaranteed an easy, simple, or perfectly happy life for the rest of our days. If anything, as James 1:2 tells us, we need to “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds…” Whenever. Not if. As followers of Christ, we will experience trials in our time here…

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