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Converge Stories podcast

Jul 12, 2019

Stefan and Andrea Hall led a team to Ghana where they visited slave castles as an integral part of their YWAM internship experience. They chose Ghana, Africa in response to God's call to go to difficult places. Stefan and Andrea have enjoyed significant experience sharing the gospel in Tema, Ghana, and the...


Jul 8, 2019

Allan Carrington is a YWAMer and educator. He started as a printer who was called into missions with the prophetic vision to publish good news. He was a Learning Designer at the University of Adelaide for 10 years. He is an Apple Distinguished Educator and has won two major teaching awards. He has two Masters degrees...


Jun 24, 2019

I have some sad news. Yesterday morning I received a call from my bother in law, Rick Allegretto. He told me Ed Sinke died in his sleep Saturday night. Ed Sinke was a member of our YWAM Converge board, a contributor to the podcast, and a YWAMer I have known for almost 34 years. For those who knew Ed, you understand the...


Jun 17, 2019

In September 1993, I was in Manaus, Brazil at an international missions conference. One night the lights went out. As we waited for power to return, the Brazilians pulled out their flashlights and guitars. Singing and dancing ensued and I was caught up in it. Exhausted I sat down next to a tall skinny man in tattered...


Jun 10, 2019

What kind of leaders did theStudent Volunteer Movement (SVM) produce in the 20th Century? 

I answer that question after looking again at the foundational work done by John Wesley and Jonathan Edwards. Wesley began whittling away at denomination and parish structures. He said, "The world is my parish." He was not...