Tag: ywam San José

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…

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…

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…

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…

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….

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…

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….