Do We Really Want Adventure?

By | June 22nd, 2017|Blog|

Do We Really Want Adventure? Adventure. Millennials are known for craving it, whether it is living in a van, tiny house, or quitting their jobs all together to travel. Our social media is riddled with stories of people who have chosen [...]

4 Ways To Make The Most Of Your DTS

By | June 8th, 2017|Blog|

4 Ways To Make The Most Of Your DTS Every day in your DTS (discipleship training school) there are countless opportunities for growth and deepening in your relationship with God. However for every good opportunity you get, there are about five [...]

Searching For Purpose

By | May 25th, 2017|Blog|

Searching For Purpose What is my purpose? Why am I here? These questions are contemplated by every individual at some point in their lives. Many struggle with it, the struggle to find the true purpose of our existence. Although the questions [...]

God Wants To Use Your Story

By | May 18th, 2017|Blog|

God Wants To Use Your Story Stories, they create within us emotions that no other medium can produce. They ignite a passion and a desire to live a great life. One that impacts the earth. A good story gives us [...]

3 Reasons To Take A Gap Year

By | May 11th, 2017|Blog|

3 Reasons To Take A Gap Year Previously in North America, gap years have been against the social norm, with only 1% of students participating in designated time away from traditional education. While in European countries, students are often encouraged [...]

Letting God Make You New

By | April 27th, 2017|Blog|

Letting God Make You New Once, there was an original design, which God had made and said that it was good. But the world fell away, we disobeyed and there was a crack in humanity, we became broken. God continuously [...]

Los Angeles, Our Mission Field

By | April 20th, 2017|Blog|

Los Angeles, Our Mission Field Why do people come to the city? They are drawn here. There is a magnetic pull to the souls of those longing to create. The city offers a reality to our hearts deepest longings. To [...]

YWAM LA in Athens, Greece

By | March 23rd, 2017|Blog|

YWAM LA in Athens, Greece On a chilly January evening, an exhausted, but enthusiastic team of four landed in Athens, Greece. The following day we convened with more than 300 individuals who had been called to physically and spiritually [...]

5 weeks in Athens, Greece

By | February 1st, 2017|Blog|

5 weeks in Athens, Greece Being in Greece was incredible. Coming we knew that we would be working with refugees, but honestly I don’t think that our hearts were ready for all that that entailed, or maybe that was [...]

Reflecting God Through Serventhood

By | November 3rd, 2016|Blog, Community Life|

Reflecting God Through Servanthood I'm not naturally “servant-hearted.” There are those in the Body of Christ who love to serve and give of themselves. I am married to one such person. The problem is, I am actually quite selfish. Servanthood [...]

Challenging Your World View

By | October 27th, 2016|Blog|

Challenging Your World View This week was heavy. It was really intense. Our lovey speaker came this week to talk to us about spiritual worldview, and she opened my eyes to see how truly bizarre my worldview is. All of [...]

Mission Adventures

By | October 7th, 2016|Blog, Mission Adventures|

Hey! Thanks for stopping by! We're Tommy and Vanessa Lien, the leaders of Mission Adventures at YWAM LA. Here you will read just a short version of what this years Mission Adventures program looked like. Mission Adventures is a summer camp geared [...]

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