Even though the effects of Hurricane Harvey are only 3-4 hours down the road, it’s hard to imagine the magnitude of the devastation people are experiencing.  At our location we’ve not even had any rain to speak of.  We have about 20 refugees staying with us at our missions center.  YWAMers have gathered bedding, towels, … More

Ag Tech

For our daughter’s senior year in high school, she has been interning with YWAM Tyler’s Agriculture Technologies Department (agtech.ywamtyler.org). Ag Tech’s desire and goal is to reach the nations through agricultural development programs. Utilizing our land at YWAM Tyler and many other agricultural technologies, they provide training in areas such as aquaponics, urban farming, conventional … More Ag Tech

Inspire – Worship and Missions Conference

YWAM Tyler’s 2017 Inspire conference (www.ywaminspire.com) was a great success this past weekend. We had around 1,000 people attend with sessions on Friday evening and Saturday all day and evening. The event included 5 different outreaches to the local community and finished with a worship time led by Laura Story Park and band. I (Todd) … More Inspire – Worship and Missions Conference

Graduation!

This past weekend was an exciting time as we saw several of our schools that started last fall, complete their lecture and outreach phases.  On our campus, we held a “Love Feast” to celebrate all that was accomplished which included the graduation for the students.  In our weekly Family Night meeting, we were able to … More Graduation!

Sending and Beginnings

As we saw teams heading out at the end of the year, we are preparing for new students to arrive this month.  We’ll be running a Classic Discipleship Training School and a School of Evangelism.  We’ll also be running a Crossroads Discipleship Training School (for individuals 30 and above and families).  It’s always an exciting … More Sending and Beginnings

YWAM Together 2016

Incredible—to be gathered with 3,000 YWAMers from around the world to be inspired and sent out to influence the world for Christ—YWAM Together 2016.  We talked and strategized regarding the Spheres of Influence.  We met in workshops with others working in the same areas of emphasis (for me Information Technology; for Anne influencing families).  Our … More YWAM Together 2016

Houston Day 3

Today was a full day that started with ministry at Open Door Mission. We were able to serve in the clothes distribution department and in the kitchen preparing and serving the 100+ residents of this rehabilitation center and shelter. In the afternoon, we we were downtown passing out water to those that wanted it and … More Houston Day 3