We are a miracle—the beloved children of God, created for good relationship with God and all of creation. The Miracle explores the inherent identity and dignity we’ve been given by our Maker. Continue reading
When God created everything, He saw that it was GOOD. Diverse, complex, beautiful. The Magnificence is a reflection on God the eternal, creative beyond imagination, holding all things together and making space for the created order to thrive.
I was 18 when my mom was diagnosed with cancer. Two months after her diagnosis she passed away in November of 2012. Shocked and heartbroken, I began earnestly questioning God – Was it my fault? Could we have done something differently? Why take her and not me? Why put me through this? Why rip my world apart? Where was He in it all? Continue reading
God has done an amazing thing in my life by bringing me to this place. I was a home body, city girl who wanted all of her college friends to live on the same street and grow old together. Now I live on the other side of the world with no one I knew 6 years ago. Continue reading
When Steph and I got married we were both aware that the other was interested in having a family. When the time was right we would have two or three kids; settle down and live the typical Australian life. However, about five years in, we discovered that we could not physically have a family of our own.
I grew up in a small town with little ethnic diversity. Everyone I knew was white and that was my world; until I found myself in the Middle East celebrating my 19th birthday. This was one of my first experiences traveling abroad and it was nothing like I had expected it to be, especially as an American. Continue reading
Throughout the chaos of life, God is committed to continually restoring the depths of who we are. Healing our wounds, gently wooing us to take those next steps and ultimately saying, “yes” to something far greater than ourselves. Jade is a part of our YWAM Wollongong family and she exemplifies what it means to keep choosing life.
I didn’t mean to stay with Youth With A Missions for over a decade, but here I am. In 2005 I completed my Discipleship Training School and soon after hopped on a plane for a secondary school in healthcare. The two year commitment learning and serving in the nations through a local YWAM campus turned into another two and another. Continue reading
As my DTS was drawing to a close, I was asking God what was next. The Community Development Seminar was first mentioned to me on my debrief week. It was referenced as an opportunity for us to be involved in to learn how to develop a community effectively. The whole concept of the Seminar reminded me of what God had originally spoken to me about during GOfest (missions conference). Continue reading
Our lives are made up of clear snap shots in time, called memories. Some fade in to the wind and some stick with us until we are a ripe old age. Mele, a former student from New Zealand has an amazing encounter to share with the world. Continue reading