All posts tagged Bible

Conflict or Harmony?

Posted on June 30, 2017 at 10:12am by Marine Reach No Comment
Conflict or Harmony?

Conflict or Harmony? Throughout the Bible, we learn that God has many different names. Often we look at each one individually, but what if we were to look at them together as a whole? What if the seemingly opposing attributes of God were not in conflict, but were actually in harmony with each other? It would…

Healing in More Ways Than One

Posted on June 16, 2017 at 11:12am by Marine Reach No Comment
Healing in More Ways Than One

Outreach Testimony On my fifth week of outreach in Vanuatu, my team and I had the opportunity of running a medical clinic alongside one of the other medical teams and the ship’s doctor. The island we went to, Hiu, is the most northern island of the country and was hit extremely hard by the hurricane…

God’s Perfect Timing

Posted on June 9, 2017 at 12:07pm by Marine Reach No Comment
God’s Perfect Timing

Outreach Testimony During the last week of ministry in Vanuatu, we decided to do a treasure hunt. We prayed about what or who God wanted us to pray for and I really felt like he was saying there would be a pregnant woman somewhere along the way. I kept pressing in and asking Him where…

The Essence of Prayer

Posted on May 22, 2017 at 11:48am by Marine Reach No Comment
The Essence of Prayer

We all know prayer is important to a healthy Christian life, but how often do we find that prayer is probably the one thing we have the hardest time consistently engaging? For me, prayer was one thing I did when I ate and right before I went to bed. Religiously I would pray at these…

The journey is more important than the end result

Posted on May 12, 2017 at 2:14pm by Marine Reach No Comment
The journey is more important than the end result

I found myself joining staff here at YWAM Marine Reach because I felt God calling me to a life surrendered to Him and doing His work among the nations. My time on DTS was truly radical – it felt like God opened my eyes to what a life living in intimacy with Him actually looked…

The Power of a Testimony

Posted on February 10, 2017 at 11:36am by Marine Reach No Comment
The Power of a Testimony

Our stories are the secrets of who we are. They are beneath the normal level of conversation, buried deep within ourselves. In the first week of DTS, we are encouraged to share our life stories – the joys, pains, deep wounds, nothing left out. Not in smaller groups, not in gender mixed groups but everyone…

Real Prayers get Real Answers

Posted on February 1, 2017 at 10:36am by Marine Reach No Comment
Real Prayers get Real Answers

Real prayers get real answers. God always answers our prayers. Whether we realise it or not He hears them and acts on them, however, often His answer is something we are not always expecting. For quite sometime now my prayers have been prayers of asking God to take me deeper into his heart, to grow…

New Years Update!

Posted on January 12, 2017 at 12:26pm by Marine Reach No Comment
New Years Update!

  As the lecture phase of the October DTS comes to a close, we are excited to be commissioning our four outreach teams to the nations of Vanuatu, Nepal, and India. All week the teams have been preparing skits and songs for ministry and evangelism around the world. We are so proud, and amazed at…

Not Just Dust

Posted on December 30, 2016 at 3:37pm by Marine Reach No Comment
Not Just Dust

I had been praying for revelation. Why had so many others had these huge encounters with God and I was still feeling stuck, motionless, at an impasse with my relationship with God? Was I not hungry enough? Was I not pure in heart? All of these questions began a cycle of doubt. I used to…

Changing our perspective

Posted on December 23, 2016 at 10:54am by Marine Reach No Comment
Changing our perspective

Everything changes. There is not one thing that isn’t affected by change on this earth. The weather changes, people change, seasons change, circumstances change, attitudes change, everything changes. The only thing in the entire universe that doesn’t change is God. We always hear that God is the same yesterday, today, and forever, but do we…

Prepare The Way

Posted on December 9, 2016 at 11:20am by Marine Reach No Comment
Prepare The Way

During a recent outreach, Medical Compassion team 2 had the opportunity to go to the Island of Espiritu Santo in Vanuatu. The name of the island translated from Spanish is Holy Spirit. When Captain Pedro Fernandes de Quiros discovered Vanuatu and landed on the island, he claimed it in the name of Jesus Christ. The…

Endless Hunger – A Poem

Posted on November 4, 2016 at 1:50pm by Media Team No Comment
Endless Hunger – A Poem

My weary, dry bones cry out for your covering, For the life they in their own power could never birth. Flesh on my bones, Breath in my lungs, My exhale a cry for more, My inhale a suffocated man’s freedom. Wrap yourself around me as a covering, As a tunic pure as snow for me,…

October 2016 DTS begins!

Posted on October 28, 2016 at 2:09pm by Marine Reach No Comment
October 2016 DTS begins!

We’ve just begun our October DTS here at Marine Reach in Tauranga New Zealand! We have 9 different nationalities represented in this group with young people coming from USA, Canada, Malaysia, Finland, Germany and more! It’s been amazing to watch everyone experience New Zealand for the first time as well as seeing what beautiful pieces…

Humility

Posted on October 18, 2016 at 11:30am by Danielle Kirkwood No Comment
Humility

Proverbs 22:4 “Humility is the fear of the Lord; its wages are riches and honor and life.” Pride is a sneaky thing. When I was confronted with the fact that I had some seriously deep-rooted habits and mindsets of pride during my first week of the lecture phase, I decided to attack it head on…

We’re going to Hollywood!

Posted on October 3, 2016 at 11:27am by Marine Reach No Comment
We’re going to Hollywood!

  Hey everyone, Emily here! I lead the Prayer & Passion DTS here at Marine Reach and we are only about two weeks away from hopping on a plane bound for Los Angeles, California! My team and I are SO excited to be heading to Hollywood for seven weeks! As the rest of the DTS…

Becoming a Family

Posted on August 16, 2016 at 4:18pm by Marine Reach No Comment
Becoming a Family

Night has fallen on Mount Maunganui. As I gaze down upon the warm glow of distant streetlights, I am captivated by the mysterious emptiness of the ocean below, and I reflect on the greatness of God and His powerful stirring in the lives of the young believers across New Zealand. The Marine Reach July DTS has been active…

Consumed by the Flames of Glory, Himself

Posted on March 16, 2016 at 5:43pm by Daniel Lim No Comment
Consumed by the Flames of Glory, Himself

In photo: Shmuel Stadtlander The afternoon sun drenches Gideon’s Valley in cloths of light and gentle shade; there are precious days when the sun sits just above the waterfall and reveal near-whimsical waters that shimmer like a crystalline kaleidoscope. Walking along the shin-high waters upon a algae-smoothed rock shelf, all at the top of the waterfall,…