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YWAM DTS & TrainingLeadership DTS

You were born to lead. Discover your leadership style and grow in godly influence in our Leadership DTS. 

The Leadership DTS incorporates all the elements of our classic YWAM Discipleship Training School: personal relationship with God, knowing his character, 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 developing leadership skills. You’ll work with seasoned leaders to learn about styles of leadership, the value of humility, communication with a diverstiy of personalities, and so much more.

Learn to lead like Jesus as you’re led by him. Put those skills into practice in our Leadership DTS.

Topics include:

  • Humility 
  • Leadership styles
  • Influence 
  • Learning to follow
  • Communication
  • Teamwork

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.

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. Destinations vary, but recent DTS YWAM teams have ministered in India, South Africa, Ukraine, and a few restricted-access nations that it’s better not to mention here.

Upcoming Leadership DTS Dates & Cost


Fall DTS

  • September 22, 2019 – February 29, 2020
  • Tuition: $3390 + $295 fee for a week-long conference + $110 Elective fee
  • Outreach cost: TBA (depends on location)


Leadership DTS FAQ

What are the qualifications for attending the Leadership DTS?

The leadership elective is open to any student, male or female, of any age, who is ready to grow in their God-given influence. 

Do I need to have leadership experience before coming to the Leadership DTS?

No leadership experience required! If you are someone who wants to grow in leadership and influence, then this if for you.

Is there an additional cost?

Yes, the elective fee is $110.

Learn More About YWAM DTS

Do you want to go deeper in your walk with God? Are you ready to step out and pursue God’s call on your life? Find out more about DTS.

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