Prayer & Presence DTS

Discipleship Training School

Prayer & Presence DTS
May 31, 2021 YWAM Admin

Spending time with God in His presence and having Jesus at the centre. The Prayer & Presence DTS is hyper focused on relationship with Jesus, the essence of knowing God. As you spend time in prayer and fellowship, you will learn what it means to have Jesus at the foundation of your life, and what it means to make God known to the nations.

What is DTS?

DTS is about drawing close to Jesus for 6 months, with expectation of encountering Jesus, being equipped to know God more, and being sent out to make God known.

As Youth With A Mission, the core of our movement is to KNOW GOD and MAKE GOD KNOWN. Discipleship Training School is a 5 month course where students will gain understanding of God and His ways. Through knowing God firstly, our lives will be set up to make God known most effectively. DTS is an opportunity to say “yes” to these truths.

How does DTS work?

Lecture Phase

Lecture phase of DTS is designed to champion students to KNOW GOD. The first 12 weeks of the course are what makes up the Lecture Phase. Each week is built around a specific lecture topic, where knowledgeable speakers are invited to share and teach from their experience with said topic. You will spend most of the lecture phase in the beautiful city of Toowoomba.

Teaching topics include:

  • The Nature & Character of God
  • The Father Heart of God
  • Hearing God’s Voice
  • Relationships
  • The Lordship of Jesus
  • Biblical Worldview
  • Missions & Evangelism
  • Holy Spirit and Spiritual Warfare
  • Identity in Christ

Outside of the classroom, DTS students will be attending The Prayer Room, community worship sessions, bible study, small groups, mentorship, and fellowship over meals.

Outreach Phase

The Outreach Phase of DTS is an intentional response to what God does during lecture phase, by MAKING GOD KNOWN. Outreach Phase is 8 weeks long and during the time you will be ministering in teams, sharing the truth of Jesus with others.

DTS Outreach phase may look like:

  • Visiting with refugee families
  • Leading worship at churches
  • Helping run TBF
  • Leading church services
  • Sharing testimonies
  • Doing practical work projects
  • Street evangelism
  • Prayer walks
  • Serving youth ministries
  • Teaching english classes
  • Partnering with established mercy ministries
  • Ministering to the poor and needy
  • Caring for and playing with kids in need


DTS Start Graduation
September 3, 2022 January 20, 2023
January 28, 2023 June 16, 2023
July 2023 December 2023
September 2023 March 2024



Lecture Phase Outreach Phase
$4,200 AUD $2,500-4,000* AUD

*DTS Outreach cost is subject to airfare

Our Prayer & Presence DTS is for anyone who is wanting to take their relationship with God more seriously. The Prayer & Presence Track will guide you to setting a firm foundation for a life of ministry, missions, and relationship with God!

Our Prayer & Presence DTS is for you if you:

  • want to know how to have a sustainable relationship with God
  • want to build solid friendships
  • want to be effective in ministry
  • want direction for what God is calling you to
  • want to be a part of missions

Check out the dates of our next Prayer & Presence track here