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    A Discipleship Training School (DTS) is a 6-month, hands-on Christian discipleship training program with 3 months of lecture phase followed by almost 3 months of international, cross-cultural outreach. The DTS is an amazing journey of 6 months that gives you the opportunity to fully focus on Jesus. It will transform your life forever! Read more

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Impact DTS

Students from our Impact DTS graduate this saturday! They have returned from outreach last week. Here are some of their thoughts about the DTS experience as a whole.

“During lecture phase I got more head knowledge about who God is and his character. I had the chance to build a closer relationship with Him because of devotional time. My prayer life changed because I learned that if you pray, God moves into your life, have faith that God will answer your prayers even if He delays. During this time God really spoke to me and He is moving in my life. I think everyone should do a DTS if you want to have a strong foundation about who God is. You will learn things that the church will never teach you. During outreach I discovered what my giftings are and now I have more confidence in communication. You can really see changes within yourself between lecture phase and outreach.”

     – Priscilla Thambiah went on outreach to the Philippines Read more

CSBS school coming to a close.

This is the last week of the Chronological School of Biblical Studies (CSBS). They will graduate on Saturday June 22!

This school started in September 2014, and for 9 months the students have been diligently studying all 66 books of the Bible. We wanted to hear from them on how these past months of diving into God’s word has effected them. Here are some of their reflections. 

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Homes of Hope 25th Anniversary


“Homes of Hope” is a ministry in Youth With A Mission. This past weekend May 22nd until 24th was their 25th Anniversary. Homes of Hope builds houses for the less fortunate people in our society today. They have currently build 5,140 houses in 19 countries. The ministry decided to build 25 houses in honor of the 25th anniversary in Mexico (Ensenada). YWAM Los Angeles had the opportunity to build one house in Ensenada. Twelve people from the base went down to Mexico, nine staff and three students. YWAM LA had the opportunity to build a house for Pacheco Morales family. A single mom Leonarda, her 10 months baby Kevin and her cousin Valentina. We built their house in two days. Read more