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Beauty. Power. This is Kalos.

καλός (or kalos): beautiful, as an outward sign of the inward good “What makes a woman beautiful? What makes a woman powerful? A woman who’s beauty comes from the inside out, this is Kalos.” Taking its form as an Instagram page and Facebook community, The Kalos...

Letters To The Missionary: Thankfulness

This time of year is full of pumpkins. Pumpkin pies, pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin scented candles; it all seems to rotate around pumpkins. When the leaves begin to change and apples, spices, and other things come crashing into our reality and are no longer in our...

Through the Eyes of the Community

From  National Children's Home to Christian Charity, the highfield oval has gone through many changes over the past one hundred and fifty years. Thomas Bowman Stephenson first built this property to provide a home for children with no one to care and provide for them....

This is Missions: Stu and Amy Matheson

“Love God, love people, make disciples of the nations. That’s about the simplest way I can describe missions. While there are numerous expressions of what it looks like to be missional, it comes down to being obedient to the commands we are given in scripture and...

Letters to the Missionary: Adrift.

My mother once told me this dream she’d had: She was swimming, alone, in a vast ocean. The water was dark and deep beneath her, and there was nothing but water everywhere she looked. She began to panic, realizing that if she didn’t find land, she would drown. Then, as...

From The Inside Out

 Imprisoned in Indonesia for drug trafficking, a young Australian man met with Jesus while in prison and lived out his last days as a transformed man. Faced with death, Andrew Chan still gave thanks to God, and shared his passion for the country he was imprisoned in....

Transitions

Loyal, funny, dedicated, sweet, inspiring, cheerful. These are the words various people here on the Oval use when describing Lauren. Lauren has been a part of the YWAM Harpenden community for over 2 years. Beginning by doing a discipleship training school here, Lauren...

Why Go to Africa

Why go to Africa? Why go to Africa as a missionary? What are you hoping to find there? These questions, and others, are heard more than any others, especially when one is fundraising. The questions are legitimate: people want to know why they should give you money....

Evolutions: Butterflies and God

The other day I was sitting in a room and noticed a beautiful admiral butterfly trapped behind the blinds of a window. I was appalled at this sight as I know the long journey that butterfly had gone through to grow its wings and fly. Not only that but once a butterfly...

Poems From Us: The Chorus

There is a chorus I heard once The tale of those in search of peace they looked in bottles and under rocks in crowded clubs and red lipsticks in religious entities and elegant buildings it vibrated from the ground below and fell down from the sky in colors and the...

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