Rescue & Restore DTS
Overcoming Darkness with Light
A cry for freedom echoes around the world. It echoes behind dark curtains in Indian brothels. It echoes through African villages ravaged by drought. It echoes in the hill-tribes of Myanmar where young boys are kidnapped and forced to become soldiers. So long as just one of us is bound, none of us is free.
About This Elective
Rescue & Restore DTS will answer the cry from every man, woman, boy and girl who long to be free. We must be strong. We must be bold. We must “endure hardship as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.” (2 Tim. 2:3)
Our bodies must be fit, our minds sharp, and our spirits entwined with God if we are to encounter the darkness and overcome it with the light. We will begin with three months of training in Madison, WI. We will join the Children at Risk DTS for several hours of worship, teaching and small group to train our hearts and minds to think as God thinks, act as God acts. We will also break away from Madison for camping trips and wilderness survival training for a couple weeks.
After training, we will spend two months overseas. Outreach will take you to the darkest corners of the earth where the cry for freedom echoes the loudest. Past DTSes have gone to India, Thailand, Myanmar, Uganda, Moldova, Mexico and Kenya. On outreach, we will work with street kids, refugees, slum communities, and victims of human trafficking, as well as reach out to people of all ages through evangelism.
What To Expect?
A YWAM DTS is for people of all ages (17+) who are serious about taking their relationship with God to the next level. You’ll be in situations that challenge you and bring out your strengths and weaknesses as you learn to give your all for Jesus. You’ll learn how to hear God and to obey Him. Your relationship with God will be on the fast track!
September 16 – March 2
September 15 – March 1
Tuition covers the cost of meals, lodging, guest speakers, and books. Outreach fees vary from $2500 – $4000, depending on the location and cost of airfare.
Learn More About DTS
The first three months of DTS prepares your heart and your mind to go. We bring in gifted speakers to teach on topics like God’s father heart, forgiveness, and how to study the Bible. Learn More.
The DTS outreach will take you to the ends of the world to preach the gospel, to show God’s love to the poor, to pray for the sick, to rescue the enslaved, and to care for those in need.
Check out our videos from past DTS teams. Hear our students express in their own words what they saw and did and picture yourself in their shoes. Learn More
What is outreach like? What is it really like to be part of the DTS community? Our blog is filled with stories written by DTS students like you. Learn More.