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Sunday Evening service in La Concepcion

This evening we had service in La Concepcion; this is the same church that the YOM team painted two days ago. The pastor expressed his and his congregation’s gratitude for the hard work of the YOM team, and presented Bro. Levine with a special gift: a wooden plate with leather on it, inscribed with an outline of Nicaragua.

The YOMers ministered throughout this entire service as well, with testimonies by Emily Payne, Emily Howard, Braxton Thompson, Kerrie Gruwell, Sarah Sapp, Johnnie Peyton, Christina Parks. The leadership of Amanda Tate with the Sign Team implored the congregation to worship God as they never had before.

The YOM Choir and Sign Team once again led in worship and praise, setting the stage for God’s Word to be preached by Dustin Williams. There was a tremendous move of God and a life-changing altar service, and 21 people received the Holy Ghost! There was such a spirit of joy and happiness that after altar service we had another short praise service, singing a couple more songs and rejoicing for the great work that God had done.

We ate dinner tonight at a familiar American restuarant – T.G.I. Fridays. Although we have greatly enjoyed the local food for the past 5 days, everyone was glad to have a “taste of home”. Tomorrow is our official sight-seeing day and we will visit volcanoes, islands, and do the zip line over the jungle.

Photos from both of today’s services can be viewed at

  1. Emily!!
    WOO HOO Girl!! way to go!!

  2. Felisha,
    Well I’m just waiting on a post that you have spoken! LOL! Your hubby was in the alter tonight and prayed thru!! How cool is that? Along with your daughter, she had her own little HOLY GHOST time! Along with your hubby, Keagan recieved the HG along with a youg lady that came to church as a child! I sat down with your parents and let them see what all you guys were doing over there, they sure was proud of you! Hope your having fun and cant wait to hear your stories!! Love ya!

  3. YOMers–wow–so proud of all of you. You guys have made a difference in lives! Dust- thanks for all the updates and look forward to talking personally when you get back.

    Rachel-only a few more days to keep you out of trouble–I hope you have brought a little of Hannibal to Nicaragua. lol


  4. Rebecca Johnson

    WOW—AWESOME—You guys and gals are amazing to me! I am excited to hear all of these wonderful reports of the outpouring of the holy ghost! I know your worship and example was a blessing to these churches. Just think a few more days and you can have a BIG MAC, FRIES, BIGGIE COKE & CHOCOLATE SHAKE!!!!!!!

    Love you all & may God’s blessings to continue to pour out on you and the people of Nicaragua.

    Becca Johnson

  5. Rebecca Johnson

    p.s….. I love you Rachel you are very much missed but glad you were able to be a part of this wonderful experience.


  6. May the blessings of God continue through these young people….Brooke, I am so happy to see you becoming a Christian young lady….God bless MO YOM…..

    We enjoy the updates and pictures…..Blessings to all.

    Zip Line – Exciting…..
    The Smith’s

  7. I am so happy to hear the wonderful things God is doing through the YOMers. I am so proud of all of them , but especially proud of Emily, Felisha, Darrah and Wes!

  8. Wow, looks amazing, keep it up rachel! im prayin for yall!

  9. good job YOMers! you guys are amazing! yall have done amazing work in nicaragua, and good job on painting that church i thought it was really pretty! and i hope you are having an amazing time tyler!

  10. You guys are awesome!! God is doing great things in Nicaragua. Keep up the good work!

  11. To all the YOM’ers, what an awesome life changing experience you’re having right now. This is what working in The Kingdom is about. Remember all that hard fundraising work? This is what it’s for. YOU ALL are making an lasting impact on peoples lives and fulfilling your God given Apostolic mandate to reach this world! I’ve heard about the awesome things happening and am praying for you and wish I was there! The Iowa District is very proud of all of you and especially Rachel, Braxton, & Kerri 🙂

    Also a big thanks to the MO Dist and MO Dist Youth Committee for taking on the challenge of putting the YOM trips together. I know it’s a sacrifice, but the rewards are immeasurable.

    God bless,
    Adam McCoy
    Iowa District Youth Prez

  12. god is using you in a great way babe…..we all love you very much…jj,collin,and landon miss you so much keep up the awesom work.

  13. YAY!!! makes me more excited for when I go :).. love you brooke and i hope you are having an amazing times and a life changing experience!!

  14. Wow!! What else can be said…God is doing an awesome work in Nicaragua & in the lives of all of you! Sarah & Ceci, we are so proud of you both! It’s great to see the pictures of you worshipping, testifying, singing, & signing….you can just feel the power of God moving there! Awesome!

    Sarah, we can’t wait to see you again on Wednesday. We love you, girl!

  15. U guys truly ROCK!!! I can see and feel the Power working in/through every YOMER… remember every last one of you are Ambassador’s unto your generation! Continue to ROCK ur ministry… U HAVE A MISSION!!….

    Love u more than u know!!!!! Holla…


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