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In The Land Of Youth

Like a giant among men, here I stand Monday morning in worship amongst a sea of young people. I don’t feel out of place as one of God’s children but there are times when I can see and feel the difference of when I did my DTS all those years ago compared to this YWAM community filled with staff and students of whom the majority are half my age. How…

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What More Do We Need To Be Obedient?

When I’m waiting for confirmation from God on situations, I like His answers to be big and bold. If it was an option, I’d totally go for the unmistakable “writing in the sky” style of communication. But sometimes I can find myself using a lack of big and bold signs to hide behind complacency. I justify not talking to someone about God, not taking a step into ministry, or even…

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I Don’t Get A Paycheck

I haven’t had a paycheck in almost a full year. Ever since I was 16, I’ve always been employed in one way or another. I could always count on having enough in my bank account to cover my expenses, put money in savings, and still have the leeway to spend money on what I wanted. Willingly giving up the reliability of a paycheck every two weeks isn’t something that most…

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Tips For Outreach You Should Know

As you’re preparing to go on outreach, whether it’s your very first or the latest in your repertoire, there’s a couple different things you should keep in mind. We can talk for ages about packing tips, what to bring and what not to. Or discuss the pros and cons of flying with different airlines. However, as important as these things can be to know, it’s just as important – if…

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Maiden Voyage Underway

I just received a phone call from the bridge of the m/v YWAM LIBERTY – an excited Ann Ford, our Ship Manager, told me “we are good to go”. They have received clearance from Ports North, and Border Force, to head to sea on their maiden voyage to Papua New Guinea. Moments later around noon local time they pulled away and headed for the channel of the Great Barrier Reef. The crew…

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