What kind of organization is YWAM?

What kind of organization is YWAM?

Youth with a Mission (typically shortened YWAM, generally pronounced /ˈwaɪwæm/) is an interdenominational Christian training organisation. Founded in 1960, the group’s initial focus was to get young people involved in Christian missions.

How many countries have YWAM bases?

160 countries
YWAM’s University of the Nations (U of N) operates in 650 locations in 160 countries, providing programs in approximately 100 languages around the world.

Where did YWAM start?

Lausanne, Switzerland
Loren Duane Cunningham (born June 30, 1935) is founder of the international Christian missionary movement Youth with a Mission (YWAM) and the University of the Nations. Cunningham founded YWAM in Lausanne, Switzerland in 1960 with his wife, Darlene Cunningham, at the age of 24.

Is YWAM a nonprofit organization?

Mission: YOUTH TRAINING AND PREPARATION OF STUDENTS FOR CHRISTIAN MISSION WORK. Ywam Emerge is a 501(c)(3) organization, with an IRS ruling year of 2012, and donations are tax-deductible.

Do YWAM employees get paid?

YWAM (Youth With a Mission) is a Christian organization where we are all volunteers, although we don’t get paid. It’s a good place to be with amazing people.

Who started YWAM?

Loren Cunningham
Darlene Cunningham
Youth With A Mission/Founders

How do you pray for art?

We thank you the artists among us who steward your gifts through visual and aural expression for the sake of human inquiry and the exploration of divine beauty. Uphold fine arts performers and all whose livelihoods are entwined with the call to create, to paint, to play, to move, to act.

What do you pray for arts and media?

“Lord Jesus Christ, you speak and bring all that is seen and unseen into being: we give you thanks for the gift of the media to reach the far flung places of the earth with messages of hope and life. We give you thanks for those who risk their security and even their lives to expose injustice and to bring news of hope.