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When God Told Me to Let Go of Money | YFNZ Story

Posted on Sep 24, 2020, in the categories: Outreaches, DTS
When God Told Me to Let Go of Money | YFNZ Story

“God, are you sure You’re going to provide for this?” What started off as a backpacking year in New Zealand, became a wild adventure of faith when I got to know YWAM Furnace. Their faith and passion for Jesus was so authentic and inspiring. Doing the One Thing Internship here, God blew my mind with how he moved in my life and in the people next to me. So I stuck around for a bit and asked God what to do next.…

How Jesus Restored Dignity in Papua New Guinea | YFNZ Story

Posted on Mar 19, 2020, in the categories: Discipleship Training Schools, Outreaches, Testimony, DTS
How Jesus Restored Dignity in Papua New Guinea | YFNZ Story

It was a normal Thursday in Papua New Guinea. We woke up sweating and didn’t stop until the sun was below the horizon. There were island-wide power cuts from 6am to 6pm, which meant no refrigeration, no fresh foods, and no fans (a.k.a. no relief from the heat).   Regardless, our Discipleship Training School (DTS) team was in high spirits as we prepared to go on the streets to share the love of Jesus.…

150 Salvations in a Prison in Papua New Guinea | YFNZ Story

Posted on Feb 20, 2020, in the categories: Discipleship Training Schools, Outreaches, Testimony, DTS
150 Salvations in a Prison in Papua New Guinea | YFNZ Story

This story starts before we even arrived in Papua New Guinea.   During preparation for our Discipleship Training School (DTS) outreach, our team prayed together in New Zealand. Different people received words about prison ministry, working with criminals, and speaking in front of prisoners in Papua New Guinea. My husband Thomas envisioned a big river flowing through a prison, not fully knowing what it meant.…

How God Brought Salvation in a Snowy Village

Posted on Oct 26, 2019, in the categories: Outreaches, Testimony, DTS
How God Brought Salvation in a Snowy Village

We reached our destination around noon. The snow started to fall and was covering the whole Himalayan village.   We dropped our trekking bags, ate a steaming meal and had some hot tea. We huddled up to pray and ask God what He had in store for that afternoon of ministry.…

4 Things We Think We Need on Missions Trips (but Really Don't)

Posted on Jan 15, 2019, in the categories: Discipleship Training Schools, Outreaches
4 Things We Think We Need on Missions Trips (but Really Don't)

I've packed a few suitcases in my lifetime. I started with family vacations, moved on to weekend soccer trips, then came the high school missions trips, and now in recent years, leading missions teams myself. As a kid, my mom would look at my packing and exclaim, "Are you really bringing that? And that?" to now, when I can get by traveling internationally with a carry-on size bag (or less!). But the ability to pack light isn't for bragging rights (though it's definitely fist-bump-worthy), it's actually just plain helpful. Here's a few things we often think we need on missions trips—and why we can do withou t them.…

When I Learned How God Transforms Communities // Photo Blog

Posted on Dec 5, 2018, in the categories: Outreaches, Post-DTS, Transformational Development School
When I Learned How God Transforms Communities // Photo Blog

My Transformational Development School (or Community Development School) was one of the most practical, hands-on courses I’ve heard of and experienced.     During our three months of lecture phase, we spent lots of time in the classroom learning from some incredible speakers, and the time flew by because every week was another brand new…

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