YWAM DTS or Youth With a Mission Discipleship Training School is a 5-6 Month Christian Missionary Training School. YWAM is one of the world largest missions organizations with over 18 000 full time staff in more than 100 countries in every continent (except Antarctica).

YWAM: “To know God and make him known to all the nations of the earth, and every tribe and tongue across the globe.” The great commission is our mission! DTS is the doorway into the mission and the University of the Nations.

If you’re interested in finding out your purpose in life and drawing nearer to God then an excellent first step in Christian missions is a YWAM DTS.

YWAM runs DTS annually in 200+ locations around the world.


  • To gather and challenge people to worship, listen to and obey God, releasing them (in the context of the DTS) to serve through evangelism,  intercession, acts of compassion and other expressions of God’s heart for the world, possibly even pioneering new ministries.
  • To inspire and cultivate growth in one’s relationship with God resulting in Christ like character, which is based on a solid Biblical foundation, the work of the Holy Spirit and the personal application of Biblical truth, especially concerning God’s Character, the Cross and empowering Grace.
  • To sharpen one’s ability to relate to, learn from and work with people, including those of different cultures, personalities and perspectives.
  • To further equip each one to serve God’s purposes either in or  outside of YWAM Family of Ministries, strengthening a commitment to reach the lost, especially the unreached, to care for the poor, and to influence all areas of society.
  • To impart the vision and foundational values of Youth With A Mission International as well as that of the host operating location and to provide information regarding a variety of opportunities for service.