Make a Difference in Your World

Connecting you and your group to qualified missions volunteers and projects around the world.


How does influence grow? John Maxwell writes, “Talent is a gift, but character is a choice.”  We all make bad decisions. But if we refuse to change, those decisions produce bad character. And that bad character influences others around us.

YWAM Converge Values

Every YWAM Converge participant will engage these values through formal and informal Bible studies, learning activities, and discussions around the following topics from 2 Peter 1…

Gather, Grow, and Go!

We are a small YWAM ministry with a global vision for university student mobilization through the Converge internships platform. We are pioneering, which means we are experiencing the joys (and sometimes pains) of small beginnings.

Go Barefoot

Why wear shoes? I love to go barefoot. I love sand between my toes. But going shoeless is not just for the pleasures of the beach.

Pray for “Waters” to Rise in South Jersey

South Jersey is a beautiful place to live and work. We are entering the summer holiday season when thousands come to enjoy the Jersey Shore attractions and beaches. Sadly, many of our current residents and most of our visitors are unaware that Ocean City was...

Letting God Take the Wheel

Letting God Take the Wheel by Rachel Pahnisch | April 27, 2018 | YWAM OCNJ Blog Now, I am not talking about the song “Jesus Take the Wheel” by Carrie Underwood. I am talking about letting God take control of your life. I know this sounds scary; someone else has...

Making a Difference on Short Term Outreaches

Making a Difference on Short Term Outreaches John Henry, Director Okay. So you wanted to make a difference on outreach. You wanted to change lives for the better and you wanted Jesus to be proclaimed in the community he sent you. If you’re one of the over two million...

Helpful Tips to Join a Missions Team

Recently, I had a conversation with a former YWAMer who senses God calling her to return to serve full-time with YWAM. Someone gave her a personal prophetic word, which created some confusion for her. Because she knows I have been a faith missionary for 32 years, she asked for advice. With her permission, I’m passing along notes from that conversation, which may be helpful for anyone seeking to serve in missions…

Introducing Glenis, our first Converge student

Hello! My name is Glenis Acosta, I’m twenty-one years old and I’m from Colombia. I completed the Discipleship Training School in Ocean City in July. Now I am volunteering with YWAM as the first Converge student. I am in Albania on an internship with Converge. Before...


Youth With A Mission is an international missions movement encompassing thousands of long and short-term volunteers working in almost every nation in the world. YWAM ministries emphasize the areas of Evangelism, Training, and Mercy Ministries. 

YWAM Converge is part of the YWAM family of ministries. 

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