We are preparing for change..

At the end of 2019 we began a process of change by pouring the foundation of our first multi purpose building…in this spot where there used to be nothing but trees and foliage. We cleared the area and marked the spot without loosing the beautiful green surroundings. When you want to see growth and changeContinue reading “We are preparing for change..”

A cold afternoon

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 beContinue reading “A cold afternoon”

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”

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”

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…”

Reaching the unreached

Many think of Costa Rica as vacation destination and truly that is a big part of what this nation has to offer. Beautiful fora and fauna in every way. But there is another beauty that we see every day and that is its people. It is our joy and calling every day to reach peopleContinue reading “Reaching the unreached”

Latinos – the next wave of missionaries

Can I introduce you to some amazing new missionaries. They are from El Salvador and Costa Rica. Their names: Omar Mendoza and Milagro Ocampo. Omar is from El Salvador and Milagro is from Costa Rica. Omar did his discipleship training school with us several years ago and the Gospel of hope and love changed hisContinue reading “Latinos – the next wave of missionaries”

Getting close to 200

As 2018 is quickly coming to a close, so is this year Homes of Hope build!! This last weekend has been another weekend of building more than 1 home in two days! Several years ago we build 7 Homes in one weekend, last year we build 8 Homes in one weekend and this weekend weContinue reading “Getting close to 200”