DTS TEACHING TOPICS


Hearing God’s Voice

The Father heart of God

Identity in Christ

The Cross

How to study and communicate God’s Word effectively

The Nature and Character of God

Biblical worldview

Intercession and spiritual warfare

The Holy Spirit

Relationships

Cross-cultural ministry

ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM


Worship

Each week as a campus we come together corporately to praise and worship God. Monday morning worship, at 8am, and Ohana Gathering at 6pm on Thursdays.

Prayer & Bible study

Prayer and studying the Bible are keys to a relationship with God. We are blessed to have a prayer room open 24/7 and a Bible department as a resources for growing and knowing God.

Personal Discipleship

We desire to know God and to make Him known, and invite others to do the same. The campus library, prayer room, or one of the outdoor tables are some places to spend time alone with God.

Community Life

Having an international community is a highlight of our campus. Weekend soccer matches, meals in our open air cafeteria, or drinks at The Banyan Tree cafe are ways to meet those around you.

Community Outreach

Located in the heart of Kona, our campus has many opportunities to serve those in need around us. Whether serving the homeless or tutoring at a local school, we can share Jesus' love.

Fun & Adventure

The Big Island is beautiful, diverse, and makes weekends perfect for discovering a new beach, exploring Volcano National Park, or taking a tour through one of the many Kona coffee farms.

OUTREACH


At the completion of the classroom phase, students have the opportunity to ‘make God known’ in the outreach phase. The Gospel comes alive as students step out in faith to preach the good news, baptize new believers and heal the sick (Mark 16:15-18). Outreach is an exhilarating time of risk and adventure, as teams serve with local believers: transforming lives and impacting society with the love of Jesus Christ.

OUR DTS STORIES


Arrival Day!

Arrival Day!  ⋅  07/01/18

This picture shows some of the 500+ students who arrived Thursday for the new quarter.  Approximately 50 of them are Crossroaders who will be meeting in the tent just behind the palm tree in the picture.  In fact, shortly after this picture was taken the Crossroads class got together in the tent and The Holy Spirit blessed a number of them with healings, both physical and emotional.  The faith grew…
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This picture shows some of the 500+ students who arrived Thursday for the new quarter.  Approximately 50 of them are…

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Community Transformation

Community Transformation  ⋅  03/12/17

The Crossroads outreach to Bad Blankenburg Germany was THE MOST poignant example of a community being transformed I have ever seen. It unfolded like a stage play as we were there that could only have been written by a Sovereign Hand.   Scene One: This East German town is occupied by a large number of communists who wish for the good old days before the wall came down. To many…
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The Crossroads outreach to Bad Blankenburg Germany was THE MOST poignant example of a community being transformed I have ever…

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Francis Chan

Francis Chan  ⋅  05/11/17

The last week of lecture phase before we go on outreach Francis Chan will speak to us. If you don’t know Francis, he is a humble servant of God who is anointed to call us all to love the lost and lay our lives down for one another. Francis had his grassroots home gathering grow into a mega church of over 5000. He felt led to leave that church and…
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The last week of lecture phase before we go on outreach Francis Chan will speak to us. If you don’t…

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Glad I Chose Engage

Glad I Chose Engage  ⋅  02/11/17

  Choosing a YWAM DTS can be pretty confusing, they can all sound similar and there are so many options. To help the process a little bit we asked our students why they are glad they chose Engage DTS. 1.    Everyone is fired up for Jesus and they champion one another which helps up go deeper in your relationship with Jesus. - Franzi, age 19 from  Germany 2.   Amazing…
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  Choosing a YWAM DTS can be pretty confusing, they can all sound similar and there are so many options.…

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Dreams

Dreams  ⋅  29/10/17

During our Crossroads in 1990 Mark Virkler gave us some insights into how God uses dreams. I wrestled with questions about why God uses imagery in dreams and how to get His interpretations ever since. Occasionally I’d have a vivid dream and remarkably be able to remember it. Even more remarkably, despite it’s very symbolic nature, I’d get a clear interpretation. Once it even led to a business decision that…
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During our Crossroads in 1990 Mark Virkler gave us some insights into how God uses dreams. I wrestled with questions…

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Speaker Spotlight: Calling & Purpose

Speaker Spotlight: Calling & Purpose  ⋅  24/10/17

We have three amazing speakers joining us during week 7 of the DTS for Calling and Purpose Week. Their names are David Lee, Zeke Markshausen, and Brent Cole. These three men have an extensive professional careers and hearts to help Christians find their callings and think "outside the box" with Jesus.  We are anticipating many eye-opening sessions and life-giving times of personal coaching. Please read their biographies below: David C. Lee David…
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We have three amazing speakers joining us during week 7 of the DTS for Calling and Purpose Week. Their names…

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Final Thoughts

Final Thoughts  ⋅  15/10/17

When asked for their final thoughts during this year’s debriefing in Germany, many students had insightful comments. One of them, Monica Harbes, wrote, “There wasn’t one speaker that didn’t impact me in some way. So for me, I saw fruit every week as a result of the material covered in class. You and Wanda have been an inspiration to me and I hope my life will be bearing as much…
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When asked for their final thoughts during this year’s debriefing in Germany, many students had insightful comments. One of them,…

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Ebenezer House

Ebenezer House  ⋅  08/10/17

Ebenezer House is the only Messianic home for the elderly in Israel; caring for both Jewish and Arab believers. Our 2017 Crossroads class was honored to be allowed to serve these wonderful saints. It was a delight to be able to go with some of our children and sing songs, do crafts and talk with the residents.   Please listen to this remarkable story by some of the residents of…
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Ebenezer House is the only Messianic home for the elderly in Israel; caring for both Jewish and Arab believers. Our…

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