Summer Season of Training

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 startedContinue reading “Summer Season of Training”

Ywam School of Writing

As missionaries we serve with a missions movement that equips the workers through the University of the Nations. This University is called the University of the Nations (UofN.edu), founded in 1978 in Kona, Hawaii. To enter this University every person starts with a Discipleship Training School, offered at more than 700 different YWAM locations aroundContinue reading “Ywam School of Writing”

Middle of the night flights

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 continuedContinue reading “Middle of the night flights”

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”