Create DTS

A Discipleship Training School Elective

Sep 22, 2019 - Feb 29, 2020
Upcoming: Sep 20, 2020 - Feb 27, 2021
Upcoming: Sep 19, 2021 - Feb 26, 2022
Elective Fee:

Express Your Creativity While Worshiping God

The Create DTS is for visual artists of any skill level who want to grow in their craft as they grow in knowing Jesus.


Dive Deep into Your Creativity

This DTS incorporates all the elements of a Foundations YWAM Discipleship Training School: personal relationship with God, knowing his character, growing in humility and obedience, discovering who He’s made you to be, living that out in relationship with others, and so much more. It adds an emphasis on using what we create to worship God, reveal His heart, and express yourself to Him and others. You’ll develop skill and grow in confidence as you learn how your artistic ability can further the kingdom.

God the great Artist has made you His masterpiece. Learn how to use your creative gifts for His glory in the Create DTS.

Topics include:

  • Identity as an artist
  • Worship with visual arts
  • Excellence and creativity
  • Our call to reflect God
  • Humility
  • Confidence
  • Art in evangelism

Hands-on Ministry

You’ll take the next eight-weeks to engage the nations with the Gospel. You and your team will meet both practical and spiritual needs as you share Jesus in a strategic overseas location. Recent DTS YWAM teams have ministered in India, South Africa, Ukraine, and Egypt. Locations vary and the possibilities are endless.


Real Life Change

The first twelve-weeks of a YWAM DTS are saturated with life-changing teaching and discipleship. And that’s just the beginning! Learning extends beyond the classroom as you’re immersed in our missionary community.

  • Kick off each day with personal time with Jesus.
  • Discover your giftings in action as you minister with us in our city.
  • Follow Jesus in a way that’s gritty and authentic as you live out the truth you’re learning alongside like-minded people.
  • Forge lasting friendships through a community environment and small group accountability.
  • Expand your concept of who God is as we pursue Him together in worship and prayer.


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Create DTS FAQs

What art media will we use in the Create DTS?

Anything! We’ll zero in on some specific tools and methods along the way, but there will be ample opportunity to work with the artistic expression you’re most passionate about.

Do I need to bring my own supplies to the Create DTS?

Bring your favorite tools or supplies that you have the passion to use or grow in. We’ll have other resources on hand, or you can also purchase supplies locally.

Is there an additional cost?

Yes, the elective fee is $190.

Discover Your God-given Creativity

Our God is a Creator, and our God-given creativity reflects Him to the world around us. Discover God’s heart for you as an artist and learn how to display His beauty in a broken world.

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