In response to COVID-19 restriction, we’ve had to temporarily scale back from the 20+ DTSes we usually run each year. Read more about our usual range here or find out about our upcoming October 2021 DTS and January 2022 DTS!
You are created by God with potential to change the course of history. Jesus wants to rewrite the story of this generation - to rise up to be people dedicated to Him and dedicated to following Him completely.
The Young People’s DTS is six months of adventure and challenge as we seek to know God with authenticity and then take His truth to those who have never heard. This DTS is full of young people aged 17-25 who love Jesus, pursuing Him to know Him and to follow Him with whole-hearted commitment. For 12 weeks of “lecture phase” we come together to learn from experienced, anointed teachers. Discipleship and growth will also come through living in the large community of YWAM Perth, small group times, intercession, evangelism and other forms of engagement.
YPDTS is high-energy, full speed and fired up. As we passionately pursue knowing Jesus together, a burning desire develops to share His love with others. While in Perth and then fully for the second three month phase on outreach, we will take the gospel to the slums, remote villages, homes, communities and people who don’t yet know Him, but desperately need to.
We’ll meet back in Perth at the end of DTS to tell the amazing stories of what God has done, ready to continue a life-long journey with Jesus, equipped with a foundation of holiness, love and identity.
In October, the YPDTS adds a bilingual element, offering Korean translations both English and Korean speakers can experience the fullness of a DTS together.
A DTS opens doors to all kinds of training and missions opportunities! We invite you to get further training at YWAM Perth through courses such as our School of Communication, or join staff to continue the journey of serving Jesus in the nations with an initiative like Worship for the Nations. For further exploration of what YWAM Perth offers, start here: Build Your Vision (under construction)
Please contact us for next school dates
Lecture Phase Tuition Fee: AUD $2,290
Lecture Phase Non-Tuition Fee: AUD $1,320
(Non-tuition fee includes registration, accommodation, administration, and resources)
Outreach Fee: AUD $3,000 - 5,000
(depending on location)
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10802NAT Certificate III in Discipleship
Hearing God's Voice
Nature and Character of God
Repentance and Forgiveness
Worship and Intercession
Making Jesus Lord
Fear of the Lord
Understanding our Spiritual Reality
Father Heart of God
On outreach we visited a lovely lady’s house. She welcomed our team and introduced us to her two married sons. We found out as we got to build relationship and eventually pray for the family members’ needs that the sons had been struggling with addiction to drugs, alcohol and smoking, and they wanted to be set free. As we were praying, I felt the heart of God, and the Holy Spirit was moving. Knowing that they have shared their Christian faith with us, we asked what they thought being Christian meant. Reading their hesitation, we shared that being Christian means to walk in the path of Jesus Christ, and encouraged them to accept the ways of Jesus in their lives, and they would be able to experience true freedom. They both recommitted their lives to Jesus, choosing to follow the ways of Jesus Christ.
Young Heon, South Korea
Please get in touch with us if you have any further questions, or would like to have more information. Our staff will respond to you soon.