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The Discipleship Training School (YWAM DTS) is designed to grow your intimacy with God, explore your passions and discover your role in fulfilling God's purposes in the world


YWAM DTS is an incredible missions experience that equips you to know God more deeply and make Him known throughout the world! Its a time of  wonder, adventure, learning and authentic community.

DTS consists of a 3 month lecture phase followed by an 2+ month outreach phase where we put all we learn together into practice while going into the nations to Make God Known.

Basic Info

Starkville, MS

September 07 , 2023 - February 23, 2024

$3250.00 + outreach costs

Our staff have led outreaches to Brazil, East Africa, Barbados, Thailand, Latvia, and Papua New Guinea.

Outreach Phase

This cross-cultural  field assignment is an opportunity to practically apply all the things you learned in Lecture Phase as you share God's love with the lost and the least. 

"To the Ends of the Earth for Love"

8 - 12 weeks

$2,500 - $4,000


outreach Phase

part 2

Lecture Phase

Lecture phase brings in experienced teachers from around the word who actively practice what they preach. As they share the truth of God's word and their stories from years of ministry, you will discover practical avenues to become more like Jesus.

3 Months



Lecture Phase

part 1

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DTS is an on ramp to missions. 

Whether you're called to missions for a lifetime or just a few months, the training in DTS will help empower you to live missionally, carrying Jesus' name not only to the ends of the earth but also to your classrooms and cubicles.


During DTS Lecture Phase, you will have the opportunity to grow your skills and passions through one of our electives.

What to Expect:

  • Friday Afternoon Sessions with Leaders who are living out these ministries every day

  • One weekend each month devoted to special activities focused on elective practices

  • The opportunity to use the skills learned in your elective on Outreach

  • Elective content woven into the whole school experience.


Possible Electives are: 


with Kingdom Outdoors



with Starkville Prayer Furnace.

Outdoor Adventure Elective  with Kingdom Outdoors

Lead by Monica and Josiah Buckner

If you are interested in connecting with Creator God while honing your outdoor skills, you will want to check out this elective! Our heart is to provide quality outdoor training and mobilize outdoor enthusiast to use their passion for the outdoors to share the gospel of Jesus.

Learn more about Kingdom Outdoors here.

Burning Ones Elective  with Starkville Prayer Furnace

Lead by Bekah and Trace Vining

The Burning Ones Elective offers a focused time to build an intimate and extravagant personal prayer relationship with Jesus and minister to the heart of God.

We will be learn how to serve in the prayer room, facilitate the harp and bowl method of worship and intercession, pray the word of God, and model the tabernacle of David. Our prayer is that you would deeply encounter God's presence and share it with a hurting world. 

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