Something to die for

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, relevantContinue reading “Something to die for”

Powerful Prayer Tool – Praising Over Pleading

Thought this was so very encouraging and wanted to share it with you today…. Melissa McLaughlin ~ Truthful Grace Photo by Luis Quintero on Pexels.com 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 everContinue reading “Powerful Prayer Tool – Praising Over Pleading”

Our DNA as YWAM

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, whichContinue reading “Our DNA as YWAM”

Take a quick tour

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 dts@ywamsj.org Want to come with your youth group, highContinue reading “Take a quick tour”

The future Campus

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 RicaContinue reading “The future Campus”

HOH across the globe

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 andContinue reading “HOH across the globe”

Go and make disciples

Wow what an amazing week Marjolein had in YWAM El Salvador in the first week of this month of April. Being invited to speak in a Discipleship Training School is always a huge blessing, but also very humbling. Every day the Lord gave direction and we saw Holy Spirit give much revelation to this wonderfulContinue reading “Go and make disciples”

Quality education comes in a box

A few years ago in our mission an idea arose of bringing education to remote areas around the world. Since we are a Christian University with a focus on missions, the term coined was: “University in a box” – by our founder Loren Cunningham. At the Campus in Kona Hawaii they started working on convertingContinue reading “Quality education comes in a box”

Another Uber driver heard me out

So according to my daughter, I preach to every Uber driver. “No way,” I told her I don’t, or do I? The next time I took a trip (in January) to the airport in an Uber, I caught myself sharing the depth of my relationship with Jesus with my driver. I guess she was right!!!Continue reading “Another Uber driver heard me out”

A 20 year old word…

These past few days I was reminded of something very important…. In the beginning of 1999, twenty years ago, during these exact months, Giacomo and I were in Worcester South Africa with Youth With A Mission. We were participating in a Community Development School at the new purchased YWAM Training Center in South Africa. ItContinue reading “A 20 year old word…”