Category Archives: Missions


Dave Larson - Genesis church plant Pastor Dave Larson’s church plant, Genesis, is in South Minneapolis. 80% of attendees are new or prodigal Christians. They are meeting in homes and have added a second location this year. Once a month they meet together at a local church.They also partner with many organizations to reach out to diverse populations including refugees, prisoners, and other at risk.

Kona, Hawaii

Josh & Sarah serve with Youth With a Mission in Kona, Hawaii.
From Josh and Sarah:
For many years our heart has been to establish a community center that exists to engage with the local community on a regular basis while training up an elite missions force fit in their mind, body and spirit to go to the unreached peoples in the world – in some cases through establishing more community centers.  From Kona we hope to begin this ministry both locally and internationally while seeing a move of missionaries elite and fit in their mind, body and spirit embarking on God’s call in their lives      

Southeast Asia

  Don Leonard has been a missionary in Asia since 1979. He and his wife Pam initially served in the Philippines with Wycliffe Bible Translators. He pioneered the use of vernacular videos to promote the Scriptures. Today, the ministry is a major media initiative in Asia: Project Video. Project Video makes Jesus’ name known by providing cross-cultural partners with the resources and training to proclaim the Gospel through video in a culturally appropriate manner.            


Allison_and_Lata_web Allison Albrecht is currently on staff with the Discipleship Training School in Madison for Youth With a Mission, or YWAM. On outreach, she has partnered with ministries working with orphans, refugees and human trafficking in India, Cambodia, Thailand, Moldova and Turkey. Allison’s passion is helping women rescued from trafficking.            

Togo, West Africa, and Thailand

Before her involvement with Youth With a Mission, Lisa Oldenburg served with mission teams in Mali, West Africa and in the Yunnan Province in China. Since then, Lisa has helped develop a focused ministry to bring Simple Health Care awareness, along with the Good News of the Gospel, to remote areas of the world. She has served for over 20 years in Mexico, China, Thailand, Cambodia, India, East and West Africa and Mali. Her current ministry often takes her to Togo, West Africa and Thailand.
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