YWAM Montana History

Main

U.S. Air force Station Built

1959

Gas Well Gift before the Base was even purchased

1984

Discovery of the Base and Beginning of paperwork to bid on it

November 1984

Walking the boundaries of the Base

January 1985

Auction for the Base

June 1985

Dan Lindeman Converts Oil Boilers to run off wood pellets

August 1985

First schools start

September 1985

Base gifts staff month of no staff bill

December 1985

Local Grocery stores goes out of business and gives food to the Base

December 1985

Sewer put in

1990

SBS and SOW start

1991

$90,000 raised in one day towards paying off the lower base

1992

Lower Base Payed off

1993

Remodeled and added second floor to main office debt free

1994

Almost bought Whiteoak but felt like God said to get out of debt on the houses.

2001

Gordy passes the base off to Ron Brewster

2002

Several new schools and programs started

2002

Start new strategy of campus expansion down on the other side of the creek.

2003

20 Year YWAM Montana reunion hosted on campus $500,000 pledged towards the slab

2005

Paid off the houses, debt free as a ministry.

2006

Bayshore Hotel Donated

2009

Building on the slab starts (vision for over 20 years)

2009

Ron Brewster passes of leadership to the Buzzards

2010