Mondays on Mission: The Greatest Injustice

“How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them? And how can the preach unless they are sent? As it is written, ‘How beautiful are the feet […]

A Day in the Life of a DTS Student

You’ve seen the brochures, read the Facebook statuses, heard the stories, but maybe you’ve wondered what a Discipleship Training School really looks like. We’d love to have you come visit and see for yourself, but in the meantime, here’s an inside glimpse. Get in touch with us for an actual (not virtual!) visit. You may […]

Mondays on Mission: One Candle of a Life

“I have but one candle of life to burn, and I would rather burn it out in a land filled with darkness than in a land flooded with light.” So said Ion Keith-Falconer, a Scottish missionary. The son of an earl, both a scholar and a world champion cyclist, Keith-Falconer made a habit of self-sacrifice, […]

5 Reasons to Do a DTS (Part 2)

Most YWAMers’ conversation is peppered with acronyms – strung-together letters that stand for various expressions of mission God has called us to. No acronym figures more prominently than “DTS” – the five-month Discipleship Training School that’s a launching point for further ministry. We asked students past and present why DTS should be a strong consideration […]

Mondays on Mission: Blessed to Be a Blessing

Kicking off the week with a quick reminder of why we do what we do. When God called Abraham (back in his “Abram” days), he gave him both a faith-stretching challenge – “Go! Where? Tell you later” – and a mind-boggling promise: “I will make your name great, and you will be a blessing. I […]

5 Reasons to Do a DTS (Part 1)

If you’ve ever hung out with a YWAMer (and if reading this post counts, then you’re hanging out with one right now) you’ve probably heard about a Discipleship Training School. Ever wondered if it’s for you? We asked both current and former DTS students, and they’ve given us five reasons why you should seriously consider […]

Exceeding Our Expectations

Congrats to all our recently graduated students! Another quality group of Jesus-followers has gone out into the world, trained to change that world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ! Returning from three different nations, they had some amazing stories of what God has done this summer. Below is an outreach story that Kiley shared at […]

A Father to the Fatherless

For the first time, YWAM Louisville sent an outreach team to Ukraine. We had a combination of Discipleship Training School (DTS) students and School of Ministry Development (SOMD) students on that team. Here’s one of our SOMD students’ stories from his time there: ” onclick=”if (!window.lightboxLoaded) return false”> ” onclick=”if (!window.lightboxLoaded) return false”> ” onclick=”if (!window.lightboxLoaded) […]

And the Word of Our Testimony

As our team was ministering in Central Asia this summer, we got to see firsthand the truth of the Bible as it says, “We have overcome by the blood of the Lamb and the word of our testimony.” The following is a story from Jess, a School of Ministry Development graduate: ” onclick=”if (!window.lightboxLoaded) return […]

A Big Moment for 4K

    The 4K team has been praying since the beginning to see it grow into the powerful tool God called it to be. For years, it has been slow going, yet not lacking in any hard work. Now, the technology, people, and training necessary to see 4K truly take off have all started come […]