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Adventure Comes From Risk: Saying Yes To Jesus

When my fiancé and I were first approached with an invitation to go to YWAM Ships Kona new ship, the m/v YWAM Liberty, to help get her ready for operation as a medical vessel, our reaction was to laugh loudly. The thought of packing up and heading out to Australia less than a month after we returned to Kona seemed ridiculous. We had barely settled back into our roles as…

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Just A Few Hours

The m/v YWAM Liberty was facing a dire situation. The present captain was leaving on Thursday and there was still no replacement on the horizon. Recruitment was working in overdrive, all hands were on deck to try and find a new captain to serve on board the newest vessel for YWAM Ships Kona. The crew went to bed a couple days before the captain was going to leave and woke…

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L’Astrolabe Is Set To Join YWAM Ships Fleet

The future got significantly brighter today because of the acquisition of another ship and the fact that YWAM Norway has elected to join us collaboratively in our work. YWAM Norway will join YWAM Ships Kona with the vessel the m/v L’Astrolabe (yet to be re-named). This will be a tremendous boost to our ability to reach the 293 populated islands of Papua New Guinea with God’s love, and mark the…

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Partner With Us

Here at YWAM Ships Kona we have some incredibly exciting news! We can hardly believe what has been unfolding over the last few weeks. We are all pleased to announce that we have been gifted an amazing vessel to join our fleet of medical ships! P&O Maritime reached out to our partner base YWAM Medical Ships Townsville and alerted them to the fact that the L’Astrolabe, a scientific research and supply vessel,…

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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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