Passion for WORSHIP, DISCIPLESHIP, AND MISSIONS I saw this guy rocking the guitar, singing his guts out to the Lord, and inspiring the audience to join him in his rapturous worship, and I knew I liked this guy.
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...
Become a Missionary at Youth With A Mission It was a huge shock to everyone around me when I decided to become a missionary in 2016. Having come out of 6 years of deep addiction before entering 3 rehabs, I was the last person you’d expect to see joining Youth With A Mission, Tyler. I was totally living for myself. I thought I was the center of the universe back in May of 2015 before I entered my...
What are you doing? You can’t sing! In South Africa, as a child I loved to sing and I didn’t care who heard me. Unfortunately, this didn’t last long because once I reached high school I was ridiculed for singing.
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...
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.
ONE DREAM GOD DIDN'T LET ME FORGET In 2013, I attended a Season of Service and Training (SST), a summer camp for teens at YWAM Tyler. One afternoon, we teamed up with multiple staff members to help with their different roles on the campus. Some of us helped in the kitchen, some in the Ag-Tech training area and some of us in the Hospitality department. 😳
Reaching the Nations in Your Own BackYard As believers, we understand that part of the commission given to us by Jesus is to go into all nations. With the times we are living in today, it’s not always possible to do what's on our hearts in following Jesus' command.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE FAMILY DTS What if you could spend the best years with your children discovering God's purpose for your family? If you could do something amazing with your entire family, and you knew you couldn't fail, what would you try? Taking a step toward a family discipleship program is not only possible, it could be the best decision for your family's destiny.
I SAID YES TO GOD BUT NEVER IMAGINED THIS When I first came into missions, I thought I might end up working with the people who lived in garbage dumps in the Philippines, thousands of miles from my home. When I said yes to God, that’s what I thought He would have me do.