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Youth With A Mission Central Europe

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Come along or just be inspired! Either way, at Youth With A Mission Central Europe we love sharing our stories with you and the world. There is always something exciting happening at our different locations and in our communities. Read about our amazing DTSes or outreaches to students, children at risk or trafficking victims. You can also read great teaching articles that have come out of years of hands on ministry and experience.  We love passing on all that God is doing in our midst…Come  check it out!

THE EASTER STORY

THE EASTER STORY

This is a special edition Easter blog. You can use it to have some fun Easter activities (and if you want with your children😁) over Easter - either in April or for the Orthodox one that happens in May. I hope you (and/or your kids!) enjoy this as much as I did putting...

Ten Principles in Ten Years

Ten Principles in Ten Years

15 years ago, I completed my DTS in Arbroath, Scotland, convinced I knew what to do next. I went back home (to Florida) with every intention of returning to Europe as soon as possible and obeying what God had spoken to me during my outreach in Paris, France – that I...

A Christmas Story

A Christmas Story

It was Christmas eve, 50 years ago. Back then the country was called Czechoslovakia and it was behind a border that was known as the "Iron Curtain." Carolyn and I were newly married and had recently joined Brother Andrew’s little band of smugglers. On this trip we...

Following the Star

Following the Star

The longest solo road trip I’ve ever driven took place in the summer of 2019. I’d just finished working on an inTouch camp in Restenas in Sweden and needed to go to Oradea, just inside Romania. Although I was familiar with Swedish roads, I knew little about the four...

Christmas outreach during covid! -Bosnia Herzegovina

Christmas outreach during covid! -Bosnia Herzegovina

What do you do when you can't get into the Children's Home, but still want to try and bring some Christmas cheer??Yes, due to Covid restrictions, unfortunately I, with my army of local volunteers, am still not able to run any workshops for the Children at the...

“Is that really you God ?” Coming to Slovenia

“Is that really you God ?” Coming to Slovenia

As you might have heard YWAM is in the early stages of pioneering in the country of Slovenia, where currently we are a small but growing team in the capital of Ljubljana. Our vision is to see Slovenia ignited by God’s love, to be a blessing beyond our borders, and to...

MINI DTS In Bulgaria

MINI DTS In Bulgaria

For about 11 months of 2019, I worked very hard to launch a DTS with the focus of forgotten Roma in the Balkans and Middle East, set to start on July 4, 2020. Unfortunately, we were not able to have it due to all the restrictions from Covid-19. But our great joy is...

Starting small, Dreaming big!

Starting small, Dreaming big!

“Religion that our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.” James 1:27 “Whoever oppresses the poor shows contempt for their Maker, but whoever is kind to the...

New things on the Horizon! 

On the 27th of November, YWAM Central Europe met via Facebook and zoom to worship the Lord together and seek His face as 2020 draws to a close, and as we look forward with excitement to 2021.  We had an excellent short teaching from Jodi Oppenhuizen on how to...

“Come, Know Me!”

“Come, Know Me!”

This was the main theme of the annual national conference for United Youth for Christ that YWAM Durres organized in partnership with three local churches from October 29 – 31, 2020. The conference was attended by 190+ youth from 14 cities and 25 churches. The...

Pioneering in a nutshell.

Pioneering in a nutshell.

As a 21 year old Dutch girl I arrived in Budapest Hungary joining a pioneering team. That was in 1994. I was really excited and loved my new friends. I started to tackle the Hungarian language. At the start, I was feeling overwhelmed in this big city of more than 2...

​Why is ‘not hugging’ dangerous?

​Why is ‘not hugging’ dangerous?

In this season of the pandemic, we have been forced to isolate ourselves from each other and practice social distancing to avoid potential infection and spreading of Covid-19. I believe we have all followed our country's enforced guidelines and restrictions that have...

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