Dancing in the Aisles

by John C. WINTERTON, SOUTH AFRICA: This morning our team visited Khethanni Christian Fellowship - a Zulu church just outside Winterton. The service was VERY upbeat, loud, and exciting. The worship music was similar to gospel music from the States and the service reminded us of the church portrayed in the movie The Blues Brothers

Invest in eternity with a gift to YWAM Chico

by Regan P. What is it like to come to YWAM Springs of Living Water in Chico for the first time? For many who come here, they say it was the peace and tranquility, the family atmosphere, and the tangible presence of God in this place that was most impacting. Savanna’s story is one of coming from a place

Jesus in Jo’buq

By Ashleigh H. Day two in the bustling vibrant hive of Johannesburg, South Africa and God is moving! Highlights so far include triple bunk beds, Cadbury top deck chocolate and discovering an old VW hippie van out back. So far this week we have followed long-term mission worker Ruth Israel into the heart of this

Let the wall be “gently” ripped apart!

By Jodi Noordmans "I feel weird" were my words in response to my teammates' questioning of how I was doing. We were bumping down the grand and famous YWAM Chico road when the powerful realization hit me. Our three months of CDTS training were done and we're headed for South Africa. Saying "good bye" had

First stop: YWAM San Francisco

by Ashleigh H. SAN FRANCISCO: As our trio of white, packed-to-bursting YWAM vans cross the huge stunning newly-built Bay Bridge we strain to take pictures, yelling and laughing in anticipation to finally be on OUTREACH! We delve deeper into the heart of the sprawling, vibrant city, but the smiles fade as we are confronted with

Wrapping up DTS Lecture phase!

With just a few days left before we embark on our two month outreach all over South Africa, we have been reflecting a lot lately over everything God has been doing since we arrived at YWAM Chico. I think I speak for all the students in saying that while we can't wait to go, we

Wrapping up DTS Lecture Phase!

by Ashleigh H. CHICO, CA: With just a few days left before we embark on our two month outreach all over South Africa, we have been reflecting a lot lately over everything God has been doing since we arrived at YWAM Chico. I think I speak for all the students in saying that while we

Trust.

by Alanna B. In my life I’ve always had a tough time trusting. I hadn’t really trusted anything. Maybe it's that I never could accept reality about anything. Sorry if that sounds weird. I never really came to complete terms with things. So as I got older the thought of God and trusting somebody I

The average Christian knows too much about God

by Kayla C. The average Christian knows too much about God. The truth is, we don’t need information, but revelation. Christians need Jesus to reveal himself in the reality of our life and the world. Just like during Jesus’ time on earth, the Pharisees had knowledge but when they met the Christ face to face

Darkness to Brilliance: A Story of Redemption, Hope and Realizing God’s Purpose

by Regan P. Two years ago, Savanna’s world was a much different place. It was dark, depressing, and full of debauchery. A working university student, she looked normal, but knew better. “I was dead inside, shiny plastic with makeup.” Savanna started coming to Radical Reality camps here at YWAM Chico in 2008. It was the