DTS is about deepening your relationship with the God of Love so that you can know and share the simple gospel of making Jesus known! It's about being pushed to the edge of your faith and being inspired to plunge into God's great plans for your life.
This DTS will give you what you need for the rest of your life. You will grow in areas like hearing God's voice and joyful obedience, so that you can walk away from this program ready for what is next. When it comes to DTS, you get what you give. If you come ready to learn, humble, hungry, and wanting God to change your life, then you will have an amazing season. With both Lecture and Outreach Phase, you will be discipled and supported to be closer to God.
During your DTS Lecture Phase, you will meet speakers from all over the world who will teach on topics like Discipleship, Relationships, Reconciliation, and the Bible. These topics, amongst others, will help you to grow in your relationship with God and to develop tools to use on the mission field. Lecture Phase will challenge you on all ends.
Outreach Phase is where you will be challenged in a new culture to love your neighbor. Outreach is a time where we can practice a holistic love. A love that meets both the spiritual and physical needs of people. Outreach will be about living like Jesus. The locations of your outreachare not yet determined. Some possibilities are Lebanon, South Africa, Rwanda, Burundi and many more.
The YWAM training base is in beautiful Rostrevor, Northern Ireland. The base is called An Cuan, which is the Irish word for Harbour, and that is what this base is. A Harbour is a safe place. A place where broken ships get repaired and hungry sailors get fed.