In the Transformation DTS we focus on knowing God, experiencing His presence, and being transformed more into His image! During the Lecture Phase we will dig deep into the character of God and find out how His love transforms our lives. Not only will students passionately seek God to see transformation in their own lives, but they will also seek to change the world around them.
The Lecture Phase is 12 weeks and takes place at our San Antonio Del Mar campus, which is just south of Tijuana, Mexico. Because of our location there are numerous ministry opportunities available. As a student here you will be able to invest into the transformation of the local Mexican community by participating in these ministries. At YWAM San Diego/Baja, we are called to serve the poor. Here are some of the many ways you will help us be the hands and feet of Jesus:
On top of participating in these incredible ministries during the Lecture Phase of this DTS, you will learn from some of the best speakers in the world. We fly in different speakers each week who teach on a variety of topics and help you grow spiritually.
The outreach phase will be 8 weeks in another country. Possible locations are the Caribbean, Central America, South America and Asia. You will learn more about the outreach locations during the first few weeks of the Lecture Phase. The outreach portion of the school gives you the opportunity to apply what you've learned and make disciples of all nations! Join us for an experience you will never forget!
Jan. 11 - Jun. 8, 2018 San Antonio Del Mar campus
Lecture Phase: $3190 USD Includes tuition, supplies, food & housing. (partial scholarships available for students from Latin America).
Outreach Phase: $2500-3500 USD
Possible outreach locations are the Caribbean, Latin America, & Asia.
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We have 6 DTS schools each year that begin every January, April & September and each one runs bilingually in both English & Spanish. The DTS opens with a three month lecture phase where students discover more about God while surrounded by God's beauty in beautiful Baja California, Mexico just south of San Diego. Each week students have a new guest speaker, and each week focuses on a different topic. Throughout the week students will worship and pray together as well as read through the bible together. Students live in a close knit community with one another and encourage one another to grow in their walk with the Lord. There is also time to meet in small groups, and the opportunity to be personally mentored & encouraged and discipled by our YWAM staff. The lecture phase includes food, housing as well as your tuition all for $3,190 USD.
Overarching Themes that we will study :
Weekly Topics will also include :
After the 12-week lecture phase, the students go on an outreach for eight weeks, usually to another country. The outreach phase enables students to apply the concepts they learned during the lecture phase, and to tell the world about the awesome God we serve! The goal of these five months is to see real spiritual transformation take place in every student and at the same time, reach those who have been unreached by the gospel. As the students dive deeper into a vibrant relationship with God, they find that ministering to others is a joy!
Since our base is located in beautiful Baja California, Mexico, our DTS's are bilingual, and there are many diverse ministry opportunities. If you're interested in learning Spanish or English, our translated lectures will be highly beneficial for you. Our variety of local ministries includes home building, feeding the homeless, ministering to orphans, and praying over the red light district.The cost of the outreach varries and will depend mostly on the cost of the airfare that is required. The 2 month outreach can cost anywhere between $2,000 - $3,500 USD. Have more questions about the DTS? Scroll down for our DTS FAQ to see what a normal day looks like, how to raise finances, how outreaches are decided, ect.
Fill out our online application form below (don't worry if you can't finish all at once)
After you start your application our friendly registrar team will be in touch with you and walk you through the acceptance process. Aplicar en Español? Rellene el siguiente formulario en español, o haga clic aquí para ver nuestra applicaiton EDE español.