Tyler Tom

You can find Tyler Tom roaming the Twin Oaks campus taking in the fresh sunshine, or sipping a hot latte in the Substation. Enamored by God's faithfulness, Tyler Tom gathers stories and interviews to share with you from what God's doing with His children among the nations.
 OVERCOMING LONELINESS With the current state of our world, it is becoming more common to feel lonely and isolated. In fact, in 2019, three in five or 61% of Americans expressed feeling lonely and this was before the 2020 global pandemic. I would have been apart of this 61%. Loneliness was a huge struggle of mine for years, and only recently did I finally overcome the heaviness and lies of...
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One Chapel - Thousands Of Prayers "It's hotter than a firecracker in here!" exclaimed Leland Paris, as he stepped into the 12' by 15' foot well house we called our prayer room. As YWAM Tyler's base leader, he knew we desperately needed a new building to become our "House of Prayer." It was 1998 when volunteers from all over America gathered together to transform this tiny, hot, well house into a...
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IS GOD SOUNDING AN ALARM IN 2020? I have never experienced a true fire alarm, only fire drills. While dining in a restaurant, the alarm unexpectedly blared. Everyone shot to their feet. The manager came and assured everyone it was a false alarm.
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WHAT MY MOM THINKS OF ME BEING A MISSIONARy Ever wonder what your parents might say if you decide to become a missionary? Aimee interviewed her mom about her  experience, and you might just find some encouragement to overcome your fear of stepping into what God's calling you to do. 
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HOW DO I FUNDRAISE? Missions—it sounds wild, crazy and just what you’ve always wanted, but you scroll down to where it says “fees” and you stop. Maybe God has something else for you. You know, a cheaper option or a well-paying, safe option. 
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LET'S GO FISHIN' | LESSONS FROM STAFF KICK OFF Have you ever thought about fishing for people? Yeah, me neither⎼until I met Jesus. He asks each of us to step away from our mundane lives, follow him and fish for men. But what does this mean or look like exactly?
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I GOT DUNKED ... YOU SHOULD TOO! For Christians, the most important day of our life is the day we surrender to the Lord. Wouldn't you agree? We are made for life and unity with Christ. Aside from this day, our baptism is also very important and life transforming.  Whether the decision is made in the moment or stirred up in our hearts over time, the day we get baptized is never forgotten and is...
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MINISTRY to A WORLD IN LOCKDOWN There is a global prayer movement afoot. God's people are interacting with each other like never before as they share needs, concerns, and victories.
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URBAN MISSIONS IN THE MIDST OF Social RESTRICTIONS How is it even possible to be missional in spite of the restrictions we are facing? Though the physical reach of our activity is blocked, and for good reason, our passion to share the love of Jesus with the nations hasn't diminished at all.  Our urban centers around the country have been seeking creative expressions of how to minister. We are so...
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OUR RESPONSE TO COVID-19 Youth With A Mission Tyler TX is monitoring developments of the global Coronavirus outbreak, and is working with our own trained medical staff, as well as, local health professionals to respond.
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