Oct 18, 2011

Flying Car Update

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Flying Car goes to Australia You may have heard about Steve Saint’s Flying Car over at iTech in Florida and how YWAM is the first recipient of this innovative tool, which has an amazing dual purpose in Australia. The car will go on tour in Aussie and be used to call a generation of young people into missions and spark their imagination for how they can make a difference. Imagine the applications of this new technology amongst the remote villages and waterways in Papua New Guinea; transporting critical patients …

Oct 10, 2011

Emerald Bay Catalina Island – Island Adventure DTS

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Imagine doing your DTS in a place so pristine you can see 120 feet underwater?  Welcome to Catalina Island and to Emerald Bay. Only one hour 30 minutes boat ride from the mainland you are delivered right to the campus’ personal dock and immersed into paradise!  Really!  The island is approx 26 miles long.  You can drive to Avalon the only city on the island where on the way you are bound to see buffalo grazing freely, come across other wild life such as cute little bushy …

Sep 16, 2011

Chart your Course – Training on Purpose!

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If you have ever been intrigued with the thought of serving on board a missionary ship as a seaman or engineer?  YWAM Ships has a pathway of training that might fit you perfectly.  The first step is to get into a Discipleship Training School (DTS) which is the pre-requisite training for serving anywhere world wide in YWAM.  It consists of 3 months of lecture and 2 months of feild experience.  Then once you have graduated move from there on to our School of Navigation and …

Sep 15, 2011

NEXT WAVE to hold School of Evangelism January 2012

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In January 2012 the s/y Next Wave will be hosting its very first YWAM School  of Evangelism. We will be partnering with YWAM Liverpool (England) to host  the lecture phase of the school on board the Next Wave whilst she will be docked in the historic Albert Docks, Liverpool. Liverpool is a vibrant, artistic city and our berth will be just outside the main tourist attractions in Liverpool and in the shadow of the Liver Building – just 2  minutes away from Liverpool’s new shopping …

Sep 03, 2011

Some Thoughts About the O.C Outreach

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The Indescribable OC Uprising in California 02 September 2011 In the seven days since returning from The Orange County Uprising – the evangelistic “outreach” in Huntington Beach, Calif, – I haven’t been able to solidify a satisfying conclusion, a good summation or accurate description of what I’ve seen. I think, in the end, that’s because of the nature of God himself. It seems many 21st century conversations concerning God have to do with the idea that “God cannot be put in a box,” meaning in …

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Flying Car and 12 others showcase innovations in missions

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 The World’s Only FAA and Road Legal Flying Car – The Maverick Hitting the road with a convoy of out of the box thinkers that are transforming lives through inspired innovations, media and the arts. Are you passionate about innovation, arts and media? Not sure how to harness that passion to actually make a difference? Or, just curious? Be a part of this historic tour and harness your own passions and dreams to make a difference. Check out the BEYOND ROADS – innovations and arts …

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Flying Car will reach the most remote places on Earth

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From September 1st until the end of November 2011, YWAM Ships and GrassrootsNews.tv are partnering up with I-Tec and AEI to put together a tour across the USA with the first ever FAA approved flying car: the Maverick. The tour is called “Beyond Roads”. The engineering and innovation of this is remarkable.

Jun 22, 2011 YWAM Ships

Most unusual food ever eaten

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When some of our missionary friends were recently asked about the most unusual food they ever had, here is what they had to say: Jessyca Armbrister Squirrel stomachs, or some type of insides (I was told). Karen Weeks Silva Uuummmm… Maybe it was the cow eyeball. Isaac Thomas Dog meat served by my north east friends. Ali Houting Pig knuckles/holves… Dennis Cole Silk worm. Jonathan Grigg Fruit bat Judy Bradford Sea cucumber! Deborah Williams Beaver Heather Christ Grasscutter with fou-fou. Judy Bradford I was going to say “Chicken fried steak”… Esther Fritz BBQ-ed Iguana …

Jun 15, 2011

s/y Caribbean Reach Needs List

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For all inquiries please email: Tom and Lisa Kaiser Supplies Needed: Item and approximate cost Prayers for DTS staff (Free but priceless) Handheld VHF ($100.00) November Conference support ($3,500.00) Radar ($5,000.00) 1 Marine toilet ($825.00) 20-25 hp Tohatsu ($3,700.00) Wind generator ($1,000.00) Bank of batteries (4) plus connections ($400.00) Windvane and meter ($500.00) Remote shifting mechanism to drive from outside ($660.00) Storm jib Interested in knowing more? Contact us. We’d love to chat!

Jun 12, 2011

Are you YWAM alumni with skills and a little time?

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Appreciate everyone’s connection, remarks and offer to pray for us as we begin this new YWAM center in OC. Karen and I share a deep sense of privilege as we look ahead.  We know this will take a huge team to pull something like this off.  We would like to explore what it would take to create a base where the bulk of the “back office” roles are done virtually.  It is being done in business and in churches now and we are intrigued to see …

Jun 05, 2011

Crew and Staff Needs

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Current Crew and Staff needs are listed below   NEXT WAVE Crew Positions Needed (Contact asloan@oval.com) • Qualified yacht/marine crew, deck and engineering. • Unqualified crew…no experience necessary as we will train, but a willingness to try everything helps. • DTS Staff – with an understanding they will be general crew as well. • Administrative staff • Book keeping • Communications • Shore support staff with administrative, book keeping or communication skills are also needed • Personal Assistant for the Ministry Directors is also needed with good …

Jun 05, 2011

s/y NEXT WAVE Needs List

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For all inquiries please email: sloanb@marinereach.com Galley Supplies: -Dish (tea) towels -Hand towels -Spoon rest -Melamine mugs with a nautical theme -Soft plastic spatulas for batter/icing -Electric hand mixer Hospitality: -4 Sets sheets & duvet covers for double beds -5 Sets sheets & duvet covers for single beds -10 plain blue sheets -2 Towel sets (Bath towel and washcloth) -20 hand towels -6 throw-pillows (assortment of red, brown, or yellow preferred… needs to match the colour BLUE) -3 bathmats/bathroom rugs -6 stainless steel attachable soap trays/shelves …

Jun 05, 2011

A New Ship – The m/v NEXT GENERATION

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Marine Reach from Tauranga New Zealand is pursuing a new vessel to add to YWAM’s fleet.  She is currently in Japan with fundraising underway by Captain Jesse Misa of Marine Reach.  Project Kilo is the name of the Campaign www.projectkilo.com has the details of the effort.  One thousand friends contributing $1,000 each! Photoshoped showing new colors to be used. Interested in knowing more? Contact us. We’d love to chat!

Jun 05, 2011

Ship Schedules

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Next Wave Pacific Link Caribbean Link – kaisert@marinereach.com YWAM Libetad – jorgesilvasierra@hotmail.com Shikina – ywampro@xtra.co.nz Next Generation – mearsm@marinereach.com Interested in knowing more? Contact us. We’d love to chat!

Jun 04, 2011

Ship Ministries Conference

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For those who are currently operating ships in the YWAM family or for those who are dreaming of such a day, this conference is designed for you! This will be the first time we will gather together like this. It is our desire that those involved or hoping to be involved in the maritime side of the mission can have a place to relate, ask questions, as we discover together what God is saying about YWAM’s 40 ship vision.This gathering is being hosted by Brett …

Feb 06, 2011 YWAM Ships

Disclaimer

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YWAM Ships is a separate 501 (c) 3 organization from the University of the Nations Kona Inc. These two entities are separate in all aspects, legally, financially and operationally. YWAM Ships Orange County also doing business as YWAM Ships Kona is a California non profit and operates out of a facility a mile from the University of the Nations Kona Inc campus and is called PORT YWAM situated at 75-5687 Alii Drive, Kailua Kona which is downtown by the pier. If you have any questions …