Start your adventure with God in hawaii!
Get on a life-changing 5 months course on God's heart for the world.
A journey into the very heart of God.
Start your journey with usBased out of YWAM Ships Kona, we run schools every quarter.
Discover His call for your lifeGet more than just education to follow Jesus whole-heartedly.
Get out thereUse your gifts, skills, and education to bring transformation to the nations.
Be part of something that counts in the world.
What's a Ships DTS?
A ships Discipleship training schools is a life changing course where you will learn from a variety of international speakers on topics such as hearing God's voice, engaging in prayer, biblical worldview, etc...
The "ships" part comes from being held at a YWAM base that utilizes ships for ministry and outreach. It does not mean you will be on a ships necessarily, but you will get familiar and introduced to the YWAM Ships ministries.
Have you ever dreamed of doing something that counts in the world, and at the same time being part of an adventure learning new skills, developing deep relationships, and growing in your identity and relationship with God?
YWAM SHIPS IS THE PLACE FOR YOU!
During the Ships DTS (Discipleship Training School), you will receive life-changing teaching from a variety of international speakers during the lecture phase. You will learn how to hear God’s voice, engage in prayer, relationships, understand a biblical worldview, and bring impact to the nations through the gospel. You will also have the opportunity to serve the community here in Kona!
You will also have the opportunity to put your learning into action as you head out to exciting locations for the outreach phase. Encounter various cultures and experience using your new knowledge to serve globally and share the love of the Lord in the nations. While we often go to one of our Ships locations (currently Papua New Guinea, Marshall Islands, Haiti, Cambodia, or Panama), but don’t limit these options, as each school prays and asks God where he would like to send us in the world, and you never know where you could end up going!
Redeem timeThe course is designed to be intensive and immersive for quick and effective results.
Grow your faithLearn from experienced missionaries in a community-style learning environment.
Use your skillsFrom construction to medical work, make a difference with what's in your hands.
Get to the fieldOutreach is the critical part of the course where you get hands-on cross-cultural ministry experience.
Express your passionShare God's love to the world through creativity, art, acts of mercy, and passionate love.
Be part of a movementJoin a global movement and god's great commission.
Every January, April, July and September.
- Lecture Phase , includes food, accommodation, and tuition, but not airfare
- Outreach Phase , depends on the destination
Want more info? Let's talk!
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