Discipleship Bible School 

The best way to know God is from His WORD!


What to expect

Discipleship Bible School 


One of the first things we learn in the DTS is the YWAM motto upon which the mission is founded: “To know God and to make Him known.” Yet one cannot possibly claim to know God if he/she doesn't even know His Word.

In the DBS we make the Bible the student’s companion for life! The student will discover the unified story of the Bible, be discipled by the Bible and will fall in love with the Author of the Bible.

In this 12-week introduction to the Bible, the student will be given an overview of “God’s story” and will discover the purposes of God in it. The student will read the entire Bible, observe the chronology of biblical events, better understand each book in its historical context, understand the harmony between the books, and be able to recognize the different genres of literature and major themes found in these 66 books. The student will learn the foundational truths of Christianity by going directly to the source.

“All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true and make us realize what is wrong and teaches us to do what is right. God uses it to prepare and equip his people to do every good work.” (2 Timothy 3:16-17)

School Topics

Orientation week Worldview and Origins

The Pentateuch

The Tribal Era

The Life of David

The Kings of Israel

The Prophets

Jesus and The Church

The Life of Paul

The 5 books that John wrote

Post exile and intro to Gospels/Jesus Presentation of Bible Overview

A bearded DBS student in the cafeteria smiling and holding a Bible.

Small Groups

Every day, students will meet with their small group and read the Bible out loud, together. Small group focused time is to not just read the Bible together but to talk about life, to hear what God is doing, to worship together, and of course to do in-depth Bible study using the IBS method. We will also practice memorizing scripture and have great discussion (a lot of questions) - 3 hrs. everyday.

A multi-ethnic group of students sit in a circle on the floor having a Bible study.  They are all listening closely as one of the students shares her thoughts.

Dates and Costs



Date: June 26th, 2022 - September 18th, 2022

Cost: $3,645 (includes food and housing)

E-mail: dbs@ywamtyler.org

Languages: English

Prerequisites: Successful completion of a YWAM DTS and outreach

DBS is a fully accredited U of N Biblical Core Course and a prerequisite Bible School in many University of the Nations U of N degree programs. You will need to bring your own Bible and a laptop for homework.

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