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AGNES’S STORY

God reached in and completely changed our plans. Originally, our ship was scheduled to sail to Bali, a small island about a 12 hour sail from Kimbe. The seas were too rough and our plans had to be changed. As we left the island of Vitu to sail to Sassavoru instead, we knew that God had an amazing plan for Sassavoru. We feel so blessed in the moments when the…

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Medical Team Saves Mother And Child

“We had just arrived into the bay off of the island of Vidu, Papua New Guinea where we were going to be based for the following week. On board with us were several people from the West New Britain Provincial Health Authority. We had been working closely together during these outreaches in West New Britain. At 12:30 in the morning, Helen (a local health worker, experienced midwife and maternal health…

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A DTS Story – Part Two: Restoration For The Heart and Soul

As the time for my Medical DTS  got closer, I assumed that I would be arriving in Kona and jumping straight into medical seminars and trainings about how to be a medical missionary. I was SO wrong. DTS was so full of love, joy, and excitement about life when you walk with God. It taught me how to heal my heart and how to see the world from a Christian…

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A DTS Story – Part One: Thousands Raised To Do A DTS

My name’s Heather and I’m from the state of Virginia, just outside of Washington, D.C. I’m a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. My story of how I came to do a Discipleship Training School (DTS) and how I even ended up at Ships is quite interesting. You see, before coming to YWAM (Youth With A Mission), I honestly really didn’t understand God. I knew He existed, and I knew that I WANTED…

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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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