Author: Jordan Thiesen

24 Sep Stepping into the Unknown

Stepping into the unknown is sometimes the scariest place we can find ourselves. Several times in my life, I was so unsure of what was ahead. I wasn’t sure if the risk of either stepping into a new situation or onto a certain path was...

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27 Aug Prayers: A Never Ending Legacy

When I came to YWAM Takatsuki and learnt about the history of this city, the first thought that went through my head was “there are prayers that are still waiting to be answered”.  In the late 1500s, Takatsuki was ruled by a Christian feudal lord and...

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30 Jul The Power of Testimony

If you know Jesus, you have a testimony, because you can’t encounter Him and not be changed. So, what were things like before your encounter? What was your encounter like? And what have things been like since then? String together your answers to each of...

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30 Jul 証しの力

イエス様と出会って、変えられないことなどあり得ません。皆さんもイエス様を知っておられるなら、証しを語ることができます。思い起こしてみてください。皆さんはイエス様と出会う前、どのような生活を送っていましたか?どのようにイエス様との出会いを果たせましたか?そして、出会いの後はどのように変えられましたか?この3つの質問に対する答えをつなげてみてください。それが皆さんの証しです。今月のブログでも、同じ方法で、スタッフの一人が証しを伝えてくれました。...

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25 Jun Beauty’s Invitation

The very nature of beauty invites our spirits to respond. It’s meant to capture our attention and draw us towards. In the very beginning of the Bible we see God creating beauty. Even before it produced any good thing on its own or did what it was...

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28 May Identity + Community

“Identity” is one of the most foundational aspects of community, just as it is for a person. Depending on what that identity is based on, it will make or break the people in that community. As Angie shared in last months blog post, our base...

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