Week after week of ministry at the border After a dozen or so trips to McAllen, TX, and crossing over to Reynosa, Mexico, several times, Aimee has witnessed firsthand the heartache and the hope of immigrants at the border.
Hope is alive and well at the US / MX Border Every one of our staff who has gone to the Border has heard and seen difficult things. Cartels kidnapped a married couple with a young son and held them captive for eight days without food or water. "To better the future we must disturb the present." - Catherine Booth
Finding Jesus Changed My Life Forever It was about 24 years ago, when I saw this sign for the first time at the base entrance. I was a broken, pregnant teen from New York who found myself in Texas in a maternity home my aunt found that was part of some "weird Christian thing" called YWAM. Little did I know that this place would become home for me.
Breaking The Cycle of Prostitution And Trafficking "My mom pimped me out when I was about 6 years old." - Street girl. "Wow, we got an education on the streets of Houston! The school of hard knocks." - Kim Dale, who with her husband Martin, direct Youth With A Mission Houston.
A Personal Perspective on the Border Crisis We worked with a local charity yesterday at the Border. This charity is where people go when they have passed through immigration and are waiting for family members to purchase bus or plane tickets for them. People can stay here up to three days. Often they have not eaten, showered, or even rested⏤or very little⏤for days or weeks.
The Battle over homelessness, broken families, and injustice in Urban America. "Oh my gosh, THESE are the prostitutes! I didn't even recognize them!" "I had this revelation one day as I was listening to the kids at our Street Church share their stories. I thought they looked somewhat typical. Just young people running around with backpacks on their backs, except most of them were homeless. We'd...
Reasons the Border Crisis Should Matter to All of Us! After several treks down to the US/MX border, Kyra's first hand stories and experiences are hard to ignore. It's time to focus on the real issues and ask God to show us how to engage.
Bringing Hope to Thousands at the Southern Border OMGosh! Are you kidding me?! After our outreach team returned from 5 long eye-opening days on the border of the US and Mexico, I heard the stories with fresh ears. Now, I'm almost crazy upset and asking, "GOD, what can we do?"
What is Really Happening at the Border? There's only one way to get to the truth of what's happening. Go and see for yourself. Join our missionary friend, Matthew, in this raw footage taken at the southern border of the US, and discover what most of America doesn't know.
Thousands of desperate people stranded at the U.S/Mexico border. We could hardly take in what we were seeing. Fear and turmoil seemed to permeate the atmosphere when our YWAM Tyler team arrived in McAllen, Texas. We saw masses of displaced people without hope, searching for a future.