COURSE CODE: DSP 211
TYPE: FLW COURSE
(Full learning weeks)
UOFN CREDITS: 12 CREDITS
DTS – JANUARY 2018
Discipleship Training School (YWAM DTS) was created to help you discover your place in fulfilling the Great Commission (Matt 28:16-20). YWAM DTS is an intense full-time program, lasting five or six months. You will start with 3 months of lectures before stepping out into the nations serving God’s through evangelism, intercession and acts of compassion.
In the first 12 weeks, you will grow in your knowledge and understanding of God, His plan for your life, and His world. You will have a different lecturer each week on topics such as “hearing God’s voice”, the Bible, missions, evangelism, nature and character of God.
A crucial element to the learning experience is our “live/learn” environment. You’ll learn not only from lectures but also from community living, regular rhythms of worship and intercession, local outreach and practical service on our campus.
In the outreach phase you will travel as a team to another culture and serve through evangelism, intercession and acts of compassion. During outreach you will discover the beauty and difficulties of serving God in an intense cross-cultural experience.
Recent outreach locations have included Albania, Uganda, the Middle East, and Greece (refugee crisis).
DATE / PRICING
DATE: 15 January – 4 July 2018
Lecture Phase: £1950
Outreach Phase: £1300 + flights/visa (which is an additional £500-700 approx.)
Johan is originally from Sweden; he is married to Krista and they have 2 daughters together. He did his DTS in 2007 and has stayed with Youth with a Mission ever since. He has worked with YWAM in Sweden, England and India. During his time, he has worked with discipleship and bible study schools. His passion is to see people understand how God has created them and to see Gods kingdom come on earth as it is in heaven.
Rebekah is from the USA originally (though born in Scotland!). She did her DTS in 2002, and has worked in a variety of ministry roles since then, both within and out of YWAM. She is now serving at YWAM Harpenden with her husband and their young son. She is passionate about helping people understand who God has made them to be and helping them to be equipped to live out their God-given calling.
Key areas of learning during DTS include:
- God’s Nature and Character – Encountering God
- God’s Intention for Individuals, Peoples and Creation – Seeing All of Life from God’s Perspective
- God’s Redemption: Sin and The Cross – Recognizing Jesus as Lord
- God’s Family: His Children & His Church – Becoming More Like Jesus
- God’s World: His Call & His Commission Doing the Works of Jesus – Doing The Works of Jesus
- YWAM: A Response to God – Knowing God; Making Him Known
You can find the full curriculum from the International DTS Centre at the following link: http://www.ywamdtscentre.com/dts-curriculum/
PURPOSE OF DTS
Purpose and Outcomes of DTS:
- 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.
If you have any questions regarding this school, please email: email@example.com
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