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DTS

Multiply DTS

January 5, 2023
To multiply missions in all nations
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Holoholo Aloha DTS

January 5, 2023
Holoholo in Hawai'i means to "go fishing." In Holoholo DTS, we believe God has called us to be fishers of men (Matt. 4:19). Beginning in Hawai'i, the Pacific, Asia, and beyond.
DTS

Encounter DTS

April 7, 2022
April 6, 2023
Once we encounter who God truly is, we will never be the same! We strive to launch our community into a life of knowing, trusting, and following God. Knowing God intimately and bringing His love into the nations using your unique skills and passions.
DTS

Ring Of Fire DTS

July 7, 2022
July 6, 2023
Discovering the ancient pathways of the Pacific
DTS

Life and Liberty DTS

September 29, 2022
September, 2023
To live in Christ produces liberty not only spiritually, but emotionally, physically, and relationally. We desire to live a life passionately pursuing God and reflecting Him in the world around us!
DTS

YWAM Liberty DTS

December 19, 2022
December 7, 2023
Liberty means Freedom! Not only can you expect to receive new levels of personal freedom through Jesus, you can also expect to be a part of bringing freedom to others through the facilitation of Bible Translation and the development of marine skills.
DTS

Island DTS – Panama

To Be Confirmed
Live, learn and grow in the jungle.
Seminar

Protected: Media Missions Short Course

UofN Courses

Bible Core Course

April 7, 2022
September 29, 2022
January 5, 2023
April 6, 2023
Form a solid biblical interpretation and apply the Bible in context to your own life
UofN Courses

Navigation And Seamanship

September 29, 2022
Become a qualified seaman equipped to serve in missions
UofN Courses

Oral Bible Translation

September 29, 2022
Help a people group receive the Word of God in their heart language
UofN Courses

Diakonos

Every Quarter
Associates of Arts degree in Christian Leadership
DTS

Sail & Bible DTS

September 8, 2022 - January 28, 2023
Ongoing
Seminar
UofN Courses

Logos

Every Quarter
For those called to teach and preach
Seminar
Short

Seeing The Scriptures

August 8 - 12, 2022
Seeing the Bible in a whole new way!
Seminar
Short

Holistic Health and Fitness

July 17th-30th
Equipping you for your journey in a wholistic healthy lifestyle.
DTS

Life Around The Table

September 22, 2022
UofN Courses

Principles of Redeeming Cultures School

March 24 to June 16, 2022
Seminar
Short

Trinity, Sexuality, and Sex

August 1-5, 2022
Considering Sexual Ethics in Light of a Triune God.
Seminar
Short

Daniel & Apocalyptic Judaism

May 16-20, 2022
How Was Daniel Read in the Time of Christ?
Seminar
Short

Introduction to life coaching for Discipleship

September 12 - 18, 2022
Practical coaching skills
Seminar

Prophetic

September 12-16

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    "I would like to take this time to sincerely thank YWAM Ships Kona for your partnership with us in delivering the much-needed services to our remote disadvantaged communities and urban poor here in Western Highlands Province and the whole of Highlands region of PNG. We really appreciate and value your partnership and contributions."

    Dr. Waimbe Wahamu | Papua New Guinea

    "Our partnership with YWAM Ships Kona has helped to provide essential services to more places, while building capacity for people to continue meeting their development needs."

    Gov Sasindran Muthuvel | Papua New Guinea

    "We look forward to future visits from YWAM teams, building on the outcomes from their recent visit and exploring new areas for collaboration."

    Christopher J.Loeak | Marshall Islands

    "God is allowing YWAM Ships Kona and the University of the Nations Kona, to work together as twin ministries. For 60 years or more, I’ve traveled the nations of the earth and I have seen where the hardest places are. It’s the Islands of the Pacific. But, how does it work for them to draw us into that place? Well, with this! We’ve just done it! "

    Loren Cunningham | USA

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