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Your Identity is in Jesus Christ

By Tyler Tom on 5 May 2023

"Jacob is sharing his testimony of how he said 'yes' to Jesus. Now he is showing how he was baptized to hundreds of students in schools, and even on the streets of Norway and Sweden 🤯."⏤Matheus.

Sometimes it's hard to believe what can happen through the life of just one Discipleship Training School (DTS) student.

Topics: Outreach YWAM Tyler Growth Following Jesus YWAM Outreach Spiritual Growth Discipleship Opportunities Following God Make Disciples Transformation baptism discipleship hunger
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Making Friends Doesn't Have to be Complicated

By Tyler Tom on 28 Apr 2023

You know the feeling you get watching a film depicting a real friendship, and your mind spins, heart aches, and goosebumps pop up? Don’t we all, deep inside, long for a real friend? Pause. Can you think of one right now?
 
You were made by God to be in relationship with Him and others. Introverts and extroverts alike, crave meaningful friendships.
Topics: YWAM Tyler Trust Love YWAM Loneliness friends friendship making friends
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I Found Freedom from My Sin

By Tyler Tom on 21 Apr 2023

Forget the world and give me Jesus! Quinn Evans, a Crossroads DTS student on outreach, shared a radical encounter when God pulled her out of a life of sin, and set her heart ablaze to share the Gospel.

Her experience gives hope to the brokenhearted! When you make the conscious decision to fully surrender, you'll discover what it means to truly be free.

Topics: YWAM Tyler Freedom Sin YWAM surrender repentance lordship
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The Best Week of My Life

By Tyler Tom on 7 Apr 2023

“It was hot. It was dirty and humid. We had to squat to use the makeshift bathrooms in the bush camp. And it was one of the best weeks of my life." Ben, DTS Graduate.

Topics: Outreach YWAM Tyler Missions Purpose Evangelism Life-Changing YWAM DTS YWAM Outreach Making Him Known Adventure Travel Mission Trip Missionary Training discipleship unreached unreached people groups DTS tanzania africa
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A Pack of Cigarettes Led a Man to Jesus

By Carly Snyder on 1 Apr 2023

Our team partnered up with a local church to do evangelism in our city. I was paired with a couple and their eight year old son.

Sometimes it can be difficult in East Texas to share the gospel or pray with people because they give responses like, “No thanks, I don’t want prayer. I prayed on Sunday.” But today was different!

Topics: Outreach School of Evangelism YWAM Tyler Evangelism Following Jesus Gospel Faith discipleship jesus cigarettes
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How to Start Spiritual Conversations with Muslims

By Tyler Tom on 22 Mar 2023

During the month of Ramadan you can engage in meaningful conversations about life, faith, and God with Muslims. In this series of 9 videos learn simple steps to create meaningful conversations with Muslims.

Topics: YWAM Tyler Pray Knowing God YWAM Prayer muslim iftar meal Ramadan night of power fasting
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Is another “JESUS REVOLUTION” coming?

By Mike Huckins on 17 Mar 2023

Seeing what is happening on some college campuses, perhaps it has already begun! Their hunger will not be denied! I have chosen the two pictures because they represent those of this present Jesus generation, sometimes called “Gen Z.”

Topics: YWAM Tyler Knowing God Life-Changing Following Jesus YWAM Prayer College Ministry awaken revival great awakening project generation z asbury university great awakening asbury jesus revolution revolution
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Revival Fires Spread Across the World

By Tyler Tom on 24 Feb 2023

Revival fires are springing up all over the country and world since the beginning of the outpouring at Asbury University two weeks ago. Several of our Go Team members recently stood at Samford University, as students flocked to the chapel to pray, worship, cry, and repent into the wee hours of the morning. 

What happens next?

Topics: YWAM Tyler discipleship ywam missions revival asbury university asbury pulse movement
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A Year for God

By Elsa Hlady on 2 Feb 2023

Someone somewhere said, "You can do anything for a year!" If God asked you to give a year of your life for discipleship and missions, what would your answer be? Elsa, a graduate from Discipleship Training School said, "It starts with a sparkle, a thought, a desire for more. Dreaming of adventure, seeking an uncertain purpose. A will to serve, a thirst for deeper understanding."

Topics: God's voice YWAM Tyler Dreams Trust Direction Gap Year YWAM DTS Adventure Community YWAM Confidence Crossroads Deeper with God gap semester surrender mission adventures
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Divine Appointments are Real!

By Tyler Tom on 27 Jan 2023

Has God ever prompted you to do something but you overlooked the opportunity?

I recently was thinking of this phrase, “If you won’t do it God will send another.” I think it's true! God can and will send someone else but He wants to use you! Think for a moment, the Creator of all things wants to partner with you! Imagine what you could accomplish if you were to walk in obedience with the Lord’s plan even in the little things.

Topics: Outreach YWAM Tyler YWAM DTS Local Church Travel YWAM bible poverty giving DTS go team
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How DTS Set Me Free

By Jonah Blackwell on 20 Jan 2023

Fighting for my relationship with God 24/7 was one of the most challenging actions I've ever taken in my life, however, I knew what I wanted was worth it and fulfilling. I was yearning for God to awaken these dry bones and transfigure me into a new creation. For Him to continue to transform me, I had to build up my spiritual endurance and become stronger in my faith in God and rest my worries upon Him. 
Topics: YWAM Tyler Change Belief Following Jesus YWAM DTS Spiritual Growth Depression Freedom Anxiety Sin Faith Following God suicide DTS Youth With A Mission relationship ywamtyler pain
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Discipleship is the Key to Missions

By Richard Fish on 2 Dec 2022

This is me with one of only 800 copies of the Bible in the Sakari language. Honestly, it was a holy movement grasping this book. Even my co-workers were drooling over it. It’s not fancy. No gold leaf.

But it’s special.

Topics: YWAM Tyler Missions Bible Missionary Global Missions Missionary Training bible translation ywam missions Youth With A Mission Called to Mission ywamtyler mission adventures south asia ending bible poverty school of strategic missions
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The Five Solas for Every Believer

Seven seniors threw their black caps high in the auditorium celebrating their graduation from Christian Heritage...

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How to Create with the Holy Spirit

Designing stuff can either breathe life into me or hover over me like a dark cloud. I can stare for hours into the...

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What Will You Give Your Life For?

It was Saturday morning and slightly overcast when the van with 7 students and 4 adults heard an alarming bang under...

2 min read

Your Identity is in Jesus Christ

"Jacob is sharing his testimony of how he said 'yes' to Jesus. Now he is showing how he was baptized to hundreds of...

2 min read

Making Friends Doesn't Have to be Complicated

You know the feeling you get watching a film depicting a real friendship, and your mind spins, heart aches, and...
2 min read

I Found Freedom from My Sin

Forget the world and give me Jesus! Quinn Evans, a Crossroads DTS student on outreach, shared a radical encounter when...

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Find Healing by Forgiving Your Parents

"I don't think I can forgive him." Perhaps you have used or have heard this phrase used when it comes to the topic of...

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The Best Week of My Life

“It was hot. It was dirty and humid. We had to squat to use the makeshift bathrooms in the bush camp. And it was one of...

1 min read

A Pack of Cigarettes Led a Man to Jesus

Our team partnered up with a local church to do evangelism in our city. I was paired with a couple and their eight year...

2 min read

How to Start Spiritual Conversations with Muslims

During the month of Ramadan you can engage in meaningful conversations about life, faith, and God with Muslims. In this...

3 min read

Is another “JESUS REVOLUTION” coming?

Seeing what is happening on some college campuses, perhaps it has already begun! Their hunger will not be denied! I...

2 min read

Your Life Matters

"Well, I don't want to kill myself anymore!" That was not the response I was expecting to hear when Mia was asked at a...