Encounter God.
Change the world.

You see things that break your heart — refugees, kids living on the streets, people who’ve never experienced God’s love. You want to change the world. And you know that change begins with you. Come experience our vibrant missions community. Encounter Jesus in deeply personal ways, make incredible friends, and travel to beautiful locations, all while investing in a movement that truly is helping the hurting and the lost.

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Discover your place in the Great Commission and embark on a lifetime adventure with God. YWAM DTS includes specialized training like children at risk, human trafficking, arts, refugee ministry, leadership development and more.
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Experience a university like no other. Powerful lessons in unconventional classrooms. Explore the richness of God’s word and God’s world. Develop your skills and cultivate a lifestyle of learning to change the world. Tell me more…


  • No medals yesterday? Have no fear. We gave out plenty in our Winter DTS Olympic Games! #OlympicFever
  • Our winter DTS capped their Tuesday by mentoring kids on local outreach, then watching the sun slip behind our snow covered hills.
  • Our Spark DTS had an incredible arts retreat this weekend full of cooking competitions, games, encouragement trains, sharing stories and praying for one another. . Discover how you can be at our next year retreat - YwamMadison.org/SparkDTS [link in bio]
  • From the viewers of Chopped comes the critically acclaimed reality cooking show - Stir Crazy! . #SparkDTSretreat Learn more: YwamMadison.org/SparkDTS [link in bio]
  • The moment you look out your window and see this and realize your outreach team is seeing this... #PNGsunriseVSmadisonSnow
  • What happens when your IT department decides to use cart surfing to set up web surfing.
  • It's time to play #NameThatMeat. Can you guess what meat Quinn is eating on her outreach?
  • "We pulled up to the leper colony just as the sun slipped behind a cluster of rundown buildings. I climbed out of the van stretching my weary limbs. An old man smiled up at us and soon, we found ourselves kneeling in the dirt next to him. Our prayers felt small in the face of such poverty and pain. But you would never guess it by the way he smiled..." . Read more from Abigail's DTS outreach to South Asia >>> http://bit.ly/2s4jrzc [link in bio]
  • From mountain villages to big cities, our team is sharing the love of Jesus through word & action. Check out some of their favorite moments & the beautiful people they are working with. . Learn more: YwamMadison.org/dts [link in bio]
  • "In some ways, I feel like a tiny drop of water in the midst of a vast ocean. I’m surrounded by hundreds of millions of people who do not know my precious Jesus. And yet, as I stood atop Scorpion mountain on that day, a thrill of hope pulsed through my body. My God can part oceans. Nothing is too big for Him..." . Read Tasia's story from DTS outreach in Thailand - http://bit.ly/2DQgaVo [link in bio]
  • Join us for a free print making workshop with @katiegru . Snacks and materials are included and kids are welcome! . Time : Thursday, Feb 1 from 7-8:30pm Location: YWAM Training Center @ N1707 County Rd N, Columbus, WI
  • As darkness settles over the City of Cusco, Peru, thousands of lights ignite on the surrounding hills. The cool air carries the scents of rain and earth and the random sounds of the night: dogs barking, car alarms, and the occasional squeal of our neighbor’s pigs. . When morning comes, our team travels to the mountain villages, home to the Quechua. The people receive us with genuine interest as we share dramas, testimonies, & messages along with craft and game times for the kids. . By Sara on DTS Outreach to Peru: YwamMadison.org/dts [link in bio]
  • We recently said goodbye to some dear friends on our staff as they launch out to start new works in Japan. We will miss you Hirotake & Mayumi! Thank you for all you invested in our community! . #ywam #ywammadison #Japan #pioneering #Japanese #culture #celebration #community #party
  • Paint night with @chelstotheworld was a huge hit tonight! Join us next week for print making with @katiegru.
  • You are invited to join us for a free community event. Come enjoy an evening experimenting with the arts. Each class will focus on one genre of art with snacks, friends and lots of fun. Kids are welcome! . Jan 25: Paint Night Feb 1: Print Making Feb 14: Karaoke Night/Valentine's Party Feb 22: Graphic Design March 8: Poetry Night March 29: Dance Night . Each Spark+ Creative Night will run from 7-8:30pm at our YWAM Training Center @ N1707 County Rd N, Columbus, WI

Get in Touch

Get in touch with us using the information below. We can’t wait to hear from you!


Global Missions Center4802 Dakota Dr, Madison, WI 53704

Training & Retreat Center N1707 County Rd N, Columbus, WI 53925

Phos House 602 Langdon St., Madison, WI 53703


Mailing Address PO Box 8503, Madison, WI 53708

Phone 608-255-0500

Email ywam@ywammadison.org