April 2017

Road to the Nations Update: Donate today to help us finish paving Richardson Springs Road

https://www.facebook.com/regan.penning/posts/10154914734250865?pnref=story RICHARDSON SPRINGS: We have begun the next step in the process of paving Richardson Springs Road. First of all, we'd like to thank all of you who have given toward this project. Wow! To date, we have raised nearly $158,000 for our Road to the Nations campaign. Mike and John fix a

March 2017

Agriculture team baptizes a man in Indian Ocean

Seedlings sprout up in PVC tubing in the Aquaponic greenhouse that the YWAM Chico Agriculture team installed at My Father's House, a children's home in Chirala, India. CHIRALA, ANDHRA PRADESH, INDIA: Dan and Robin Oosterhouse recently returned from outreach to rural India with their team of nine, including their three sons. They went to install

February 2017

Daily Decision: Who am I living for?

Am I living each day for myself or for others? That is the question the Holy Spirit convicted me of as I was beginning to feel apathetic toward the end of my outreach. Knowing I only had three weeks left, I began to look forward to the comforts of home; in return, I was losing God's heart

An Unlikely Intercessor & the Power of Prayer

The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much. James 5:16 Playing Prophecy I was laying on my bottom bunk, feet kicked up on the bunk above mine. It was getting late, but the seven of us were just getting warmed up. We were missionaries-in-training, and were soaking in all the stories of hearing

January 2017

Leaving a Muslim life behind

Hannah is a 16 year old Muslim girl.  At 12, she received a scholarship to go to school in Kampala.  Her father did not realize that it was a Christian high school.  A Bible was on the supply list, but because he wasn’t paying for her education, he bought it for her. In her first year

Produce fruit in keeping with repentance

This week our team has been challenged with patience and perseverance. Coming into outreach we had such high expectations of miracles, signs and wonders but we weren't seeing these things come to fruition. In fact, we have been struggling to even get past simple greetings - due to the language barrier - which has led

A different kind of Christmas

BAMAKO, MALI: This year we celebrated Christmas differently - the joy of gifts was replaced by the joy of the Lord; the family meal was replaced by a huge celebration with brothers and sisters in Christ; and the focus on the material aspects of Christmas was replaced by the magnificence and glory of the birth

He Has Me Here

You never know where life will take you. Sitting here in Lesotho, in a tent, I am in awe of God's love for me to bring me here. It is by God's power and His will for my life that I am here for this 3 week time. I begin to wonder, "Why me Lord?" While

Rain and Renewal in a Dry and Thirsty Land

HAKOLAI, LESOTHO: There's no better feeling than to experience and witness prayers being answered. We serve the one and only God. We serve a God who is powerful and cares about the desires of His people. Here in Lesotho, the Hakoali village is desperately in need of some rain. It has not rained properly for

December 2016

Living Out Matthew 18:3-5

Hearing the words "I love you" from a parent is a blessing for the many children in Themba Hopsital, Kabokweni, South Africa. But some of the little ones in the Children's Ward don't have any parents to hold them and play with them during the visiting hours. So when we went, it was a life changing time