What About the Weekends? – My YWAM DTS Experience

By YWAM Newcastle on August 18, 2015 in Discipleship Training Schools, My YWAM Blog, Photo

Every Saturday night, I’m happily shocked how suddenly the weekend arrived. Our weekdays, rather than just spent in a classroom, are also filled with singing in worship, meals together, and serving in practical ways around the base. Instead of “living for the weekend”, like I would in school, I’m stoked about daily life here on DTS.

But yes, I do get tired. Mind-blowing and heart-transforming experiences are often exhausting! Yet over this past week, a verse that I though I knew well kept popping up. “Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.” -Matthew 11:28.

Wait, God designed us to have times of rest and relaxation? Definitely.

All over again I am discovering how vital the weekend is for those experiences to sink in– as well as to have fun getting to know amazing people.

Therefore, with a little help from my friends and our cameras, here’s a glimpse of what our weekends looks like during a DTS in Newcastle, Australia.

Photos: Lia Dalpini, Kaela Robinson, and Kayla Norris

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ywam-dts-kaylaThis post is the sixth in a blog series by Kayla Norris who is one of our Music & Arts DTS students. In the series she will be sharing her experience as she goes through a DTS here. From things like lectures, community living, to outreach we hope it gives you a closer look at what a DTS with YWAM is like.

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nat-logo-150x150Youth With A Mission Newcastle in partnership with Youth With A Mission Canberra Inc Trading as Institute for the Nations - Australia (RTO 0449) ABN: 40 345 561 378 Nationally Recognised Training - YWAM Newcastle currently offers two courses which are accredited courses recognised through the Australian Qualifications Framework. They are: Discipleship Training School (Certificate III in Discipleship, course code 10473NAT) School of Worship (Certificate IV in Worship, course code 10475NAT)