Discipleship Training School (DTS)

Ready to Change the World? Get equipped to discover your purpose, go deeper with God, and travel the globe sharing the love of Jesus with YWAM.


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Learn More About God And Yourself

A YWAM DTS is packed with powerful teaching and in-depth discipleship. It is a five-month long program where you’ll learn all about who Jesus is and how to be more like him as you grow with others in a Christ-centered community.


Share Jesus With Others

The adventure continues! We believe God created you with a purpose. Part of that purpose is introducing others to the life-giving hope of who Jesus is so get ready to pack your bags and head off to another country. Get immersed in another culture and have opportunities to share the gospel. Your DTS could end up in countries like India, Vietnam, Egypt, or others.

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Where Have We Gone?

Here are some of the places previous DTSs went on outreach. Scroll through the pictures and see the countries.

Why Louisville?


Our training takes you deep, rooting you in the truth of God’s Word and helping you grow in his love as you encounter him in real, practical ways.


We’re known for how we love one another. You’ll feel like you’re part of the family – because you are!


We’ll work with you to develop skill and confidence in raising funds for ministry, so don’t let the cost hold you back.



Invest in your interests, skills, and passions to serve the Lord. Electives are added on to the Foundations DTS.  Click on an elective to find out more:


What people say

“YWAM changed my life completely! The vision I had for my life was so much smaller than God had planned. DTS helped me develop a strong foundation in my relationship with Christ. And I know that will stay with me wherever life goes.”

Jewel Owen

DTS Graduate

“I never knew just how valuable and powerful my identity in Christ is until DTS. God spoke to me about how I am specifically designed with gifts and abilities he gave to me for a reason.”

Miranda Holden

DTS Graduate

Considered A YWAM Gap Year?

Do a full-year of missions by combining your Discipleship Training School with the School of Ministry Development (SOMD). Travel the world, share the gospel, and discover your calling.


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