YWAM Asheville Blog

4 Reasons NOT to Do a YWAM DTS

Doing a YWAM DTS is life-changing. But how do you know if it's for you? Let's look at 4 reasons NOT to do a YWAM DTS.

YWAM DTS Locations in the USA

Youth With A Mission offers Discipleship Training Schools all over the world! Let's look at DTS locations in the USA.

How to Prepare for a YWAM DTS

What should you be doing between being accepted into a DTS and arrival day? Here are some ways how you can prepare for a YWAM DTS.

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Benefits of a Smaller YWAM DTS

There is a huge variety when it comes to YWAM DTS. Let’s take a closer look at the benefits of a smaller, more intimate YWAM DTS class size.

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3 Core Aspects of Discipleship

Discipleship is at the core of what we do at YWAM Asheville. Let's look at some core aspects of discipleship and how it looks here.

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Are Short-Term Mission Trips Beneficial?

Short-term mission trips’ aim is similar to long-term mission trips: to share the Gospel and meet needs... But are they beneficial?

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Biblical Strength and Courage

Biblical examples of strength and courage look very different than how the world views strength and courage. Let’s look at the differences.

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How Can DTS Help You Grow Spiritually?

Discipleship is at the core of a DTS. YWAM believes that a lifestyle of being discipled by God and by others is key to spiritual growth.

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3 Ways for a Christian to Grow

Do you have a genuine desire to know God and grow as a Christian? Here are three ways Christians can grow in their faith and walk with God.

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How to Get Involved in YWAM Mission Trips

We will discuss from the first steps of doing a YWAM missions trip, why we do missions, and where to start your missions journey.

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Role of Faith in Worship

Are faith and worship separate things, or are they connected? Learn about the important and central role of faith in worship.

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Three Ways to Let Truth Into Your Life

“What is truth?” Everyone seems to want it, know it, have it, need it. So what is it? Let’s look at three ways to let truth into your life as a...

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The Father Heart of God

The Father Heart of God: Understanding God the Father through the lens of Jesus changes everything for me.

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What Obedience To God Really Means

Obedience to God is common and often misunderstood thing in our faith. So, what does obedience to God really mean?

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Hearing the Voice of God in Prayer

Hearing the voice of God in prayer requires intention, expression, and communication. Prayer is an invitation to hear God speak.

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Power Of Prayer

Prayer has been the heartbeat of the Judeo-Christian faith since the very beginning. But what is it, and why is it powerful?

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What is Inductive Bible study?

Looking for a clear and practical method for observing, interpreting, and applying Scripture? Learn about Inductive Bible Study.

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5 Reasons to do a DTS

There are SO MANY reasons to do a YWAM DTS! Here are 5 popular reasons to do a Discipleship Training School (DTS) with YWAM.

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Why I Believe In The DTS

A YWAM DTS is just what it says it is. It not only teaches one how to disciple the nations, it also teaches one how to BE DISCIPLED.

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Why Your Thought Life Matters

Scripture has a lot to say about our thought lives as Christians. The mind has always been vulnerable and God has always cared about it.

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How To Rely on Your Faith in Hard Times

In the valley relying on your faith becomes next to impossible. Let’s take a closer look at how to rely on your faith in hard times.

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Life Lessons from Jesus

When we slow down, study the text, ask honest questions, and forget our assumptions, we can uncover liberating life lessons from Jesus.

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God and Human Trafficking

Human trafficking - one of the greatest horrors of our time. Where is God in the midst of such a horrendous, overwhelming injustice?

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7 Effective Ways To Enhance Teamwork

Early in my YWAM training I realized how much they valued team building. Here are 7 ways I've learned to enhance teamwork at YWAM Asheville.

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Understanding the True Meaning of Grace

What is the true meaning of grace? Free and unmerited favor of God as manifested in the salvation of sinners and the bestowing of blessings.

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The Power of Forgiveness

The Power of Forgiveness: Here at YWAM Asheville forgiveness, restoration, and reconciliation are more than just lecture topics.

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Letting God Heal Your Past: 4 Simple Truths

Your past holds disappointments, let downs, perhaps betrayals and trauma. Here are 4 simple truths to remember as you let God heal your past.

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What Is God Like?

What is God like..really? The question at the very core of every human being. Read more to learn about God’s Character & Nature.

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How to Hear God’s Voice

There is no limit to the ways the Lord might choose to speak. Here's some ways to personally hear God’s voice.

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Spend Time With God in 6 Simple Ways

Making time for God is a gift that we often neglect. Find out the significance of spending time with God in 6 simple ways.

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Leaving Everything Behind For Jesus

Leaving everything behind for Jesus is a decision that has repercussions, some seen and others unseen. It is an eternal and weighty decision.

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What Does The Bible Say About Peace?

What does the Bible say about peace? And how should a follower of Christ approach such an important aspect of life?

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The Greatest Teaching In The Bible

What is the greatest teaching in the Bible? If I had to boil it all down to a single principle, what would it be? 

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What Does It Mean To Dream Big?

"Dream big!" - A term we have all heard. But what does it mean? Let's let God teach us how to dream big.

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A Blog About Being Single

Single. A word that is rarely used in a positive light. So how do we go about enjoying this gift the world tells us to be ashamed of?

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Faith & Fitness

It’s easy to assume that fitness only involves the physical. But I would say that it involves mind, body, and spirit - together. This includes faith.

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Trusting God In The Unknown

The unknown? Not my favorite. The unknown is exhausting. Until I remember to trust God in the unknown. He’s got “the unknown” and He’s got me. Always.

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Christian Meditation

At its core, meditation combines devoting time to pause and proceeds to a time of reflection. But what is Christian meditation?

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Expectations vs. Expectancy

Living a life continually out of expectations in dangerous, often leading to disapointment. Instead, we should live with a spirit of expectancy.