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Photo of Yao men eating at a wedding feast

Breakthroughs Among the Yao of Mozambique

We were young, excited YWAMers, and we went in 1998 to live among the Yao people. At that time, there were just about ten Yao believers in the whole of Mozambique. It was the hardest people group in that whole area. That was like the stronghold, where the devil really had his hands on the Yao people.

For the first eight years, we lived in the city, and we saw very little happen. We basically learned what not to do. Then we got connected with Frontier Missions, and we started learning to do a few things differently. …continue reading…

Craig addressing school children

God’s Sure Guidance

Craig and his DTS outreach team were asked to help long-term missionaries locate an unreached people group in an Asian nation.

After a long bus ride out into the countryside, the team divided into two groups. Craig’s group was told to hike into a large area and look for the people group’s villages. They had a map and a majority-language translator with them, but they didn’t have a clue where to begin.

They asked the Lord to guide them before they set out from the place where the bus left them. After walking along the paved road for two hours, …continue reading…

Amazon Tales

Porto Velho, Rondônia, Brazil, is the site of YWAM’s primary training and support center for our work among the tribes of the Amazon region. The Frontier Missions international leadership team gathered there for its annual meeting. One of the highlights of the agenda was to spend time with many of the workers who have been laboring faithfully in the Amazon for decades and to hear stories of their miraculous encounters with God. Here are just two:

On one occasion, in the Sanumá tribe, a three-year-old boy wandered off into the jungle in pursuit of his mother, who had gone to the river to fish. No one missed the boy until that evening when his mother returned. The community immediately …continue reading…

Miracles in Tamil Nadu

God is showing His love in powerful ways in Tamil Nadu, India, where some church-planting couples have started more than 15 house churches. One of the keys to their success is how God answers their prayers for healing and deliverance.

Solomon and his family (photo above) work in a rural area. They pray and look for opportunities to share the gospel with local community leaders. One day, Solomon learned that the village leader was very sick. He went to his home and found …continue reading…

Photo of worker with children in Middle East

Simple Clues Lead to Treasure

Effectively sharing the gospel with Muslims seems like a daunting challenge; there are so many barriers of culture and belief that it’s hard to know where and how to begin. Some of our workers are finding encouragement in a simple practice they call “treasure hunting”. Before going out, they spend time in prayer, asking God to give them words, pictures, or impressions that will lead them to people that He has prepared for the Good News. Then they search for those clues and follow up as best they can. A team in the Middle East …continue reading…