Communion

Communion. Taking communion is a common Christian practice, but what does it mean? What is it really supposed to be like? Written below is an excerpt from my journal, coming out of one of the times I spent taking communion-- and to me, this is an example of what communion truly is. Taking the body …

A Mom in Missions

When we first heard the Lord calling us to staff at YWAM Maui, my husband and I had just found out that we were expecting our first child. So I was well on my way to planning for the start of our family and "settling down." It took me months to finally fully embrace the …

Community

I’m Rebekka, from Germany, and I was a part of the Winter DTS of 2020! During my time on Maui, the biggest thing that the Lord taught me was to enjoy living in community. I grew up with four siblings and I really loved being around them. I also loved hanging out with friends. But …

Leadership

When I was asked to staff the Surf DTS my mind instantly flooded with anxious thoughts. Thoughts like “why me?” and “I’m not equipped to be a leader.”  Leadership has always been a weighty word for me, a word where so many names would come to mind, but never my own. Bethany Hamilton, Loren and Darlene …

Day One.

HI EVERYONE!!! I am currently sitting on my bed (the top of a three-tier bunk bed), with a pretty sick sunburn (yes already, even with sunscreen), surrounded by 12 sweet girls who are all beginning the same adventure, and BOY am I grateful. Every moment thus far, including this one, has felt very surreal. And …