After a full day of fun and learning about God, the Kings kids group is sitting by the fire listening to their fearless leader Edwin Piedra sharing a devotional before digging into the marshmellows in the fireplace. I am reminded of the importance of the scripture: "Teach a child in the way it should be … Continue reading A cold afternoon
This July one of our teenager (Luca) is desiring to go to Texas for the SST program that they offer there. Two years ago our eldest, Gioela, did Phase 1 of this training program. Now our 14 year old son, Luca, would like to take this same course. The dates, July 14-28. Luca has started … Continue reading Summer Season of Training
I wonder why I decided to buy a plane ticket that leaves at 1am?? Must be because the deal was amazing and I figured I can handle the lack of sleep...but can my 9 year old, who is with me? She has been fast asleep since we left at 1am this morning and has continued … Continue reading Middle of the night flights
In 1996 I embarked on this adventure with God and it was this photo in the middle of a brochure that drew me into applying for this missionary training course. Jeff Pratt, the director of the course write so well what J was experiencing in my heart. "Waiting to be invaded by a fresh, relevant … Continue reading Something to die for
Thought this was so very encouraging and wanted to share it with you today….
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By Melissa McLaughlin
Have you ever found yourself in an unexpected, unwanted situation and watched your mind and emotions spiral into a pit of ceaseless churning negativity?
Have you ever prayed long and hard for something, only to witness that prayer go unanswered and as a result then began to question God’s goodness or God’s love for you?
Have you ever gone through tough times and found yourself wondering where is God in all of this?
If you answered “yes” to any or all of these questions, you are in good company. The experience of unwelcome twists and turns, unanswered prayers and difficult seasons are part of life, even for the most committed followers of Christ.
Maybe you prayed for your loved one’s healing and here you sit weeping at the funeral. Maybe you sought the Lord for guidance about the new job or…
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We all know we have DNA. Just recently I was helping my eldest daughter do an experiment for school in which she was supposed to extract and show her DNA. It was quite fascinating I must say as I had never done this in my high school. I took a photo of our DNA, which … Continue reading Our DNA as YWAM
Friends, after my last blog post I wanted to take you on a quick tour of our new location on the east side of San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica. Want more info on how you can come do a Discipleship Training School - email firstname.lastname@example.org Want to come with your youth group, high … Continue reading Take a quick tour
Since 1999 God has spoken to Giacomo and I to have a University of the Nations Training facility here in the capital of Costa Rica. After 15 years the Lord released to us our very own 30 acre piece of land to develop this Campus. As Youth With A Mission in San Jose Costa Rica … Continue reading The future Campus
Did you know that Homes of Hope started out of San Diego baja in 1990 and has since spread out to many different countries around the globe. These last few days they have had their International Gathering in Montego Bay, Jamaica. They gather to ask the Lord for direction, His leadership over the ministry and … Continue reading HOH across the globe