Join us in Australia for a City Transformation Discipleship Training School (DTS)!
Do you long to see revival sweep through urban settings? Cities are the most strategic target to see the nations changed. In fact, over half the world’s population lives in cities. As followers of Jesus, cities give us an amazing opportunity to show love to and share the gospel with people from a variety of cultures and backgrounds.
We are blessed to live in the city of Newcastle, and we seek to serve our city through prayer, conversations, and practical projects. This DTS will gather people who are passionate about reaching the nations and are willing to follow that call, one city at a time.
This 6-month course is a full-time, unique, live/learn community experience. It consists of two parts: lecture phase and outreach phase. The lecture phase will offer you a time of deep revelation as well as liberating personal application. Encounter God like never before as you hear from seasoned speakers who live out the principles they teach. The outreach phase will take you to places you have only dreamed about as you take the Gospel into the nations! Grow in confidence as you share your testimony from small to large groups in cross-cultural settings.
Example core curriculum topics include:
- Hearing God’s Voice
- Character & Nature of God
- Building and Maintaining Godly Relationships
- Fatherheart of God
As part of the City Transformation Elective, you’ll join the Mercy Theme. The Mercy Theme in October combines the Compassion, City Transformation, Ships and Barista electives in one DTS lecture phase. Each DTS will have a coordinator gathering students around that elective. This may come in forms such as small group activities, excursions, events, or guest speakers.
While you’ll have specific times for your DTS elective, this will not occur every week. It is important to see electives as a point of gathering similar individuals without taking priority over the core purpose of the DTS. Additionally, we cannot guarantee that each DTS elective will have a major representation on the outreach phase. Our hope is to look for how we can incorporate the elective on outreach but factors outside our control such as culture, event coordination, and ministry contact preferences may affect what is possible.
An elective is defined by:
- Gathering similar individuals.
- A leader with an affinity or passion for that elective (but not required).
- Low level, structured inclusion during lecture phase.
- Outreach inclusion of the elective where culturally possible and appropriate.
Get ready to reach the cities of the world!
Jesus came to serve and be a servant to many, and we are called to do the same. We seek to be His hands and feet in local communities through practical acts of service. We want to see transformation in all areas of society from the backstreets to the businesses, from the playgrounds to the shopping malls, and everywhere in between.
Grow in confidence as you share your testimony to large audiences. Whether you are called to long-term or short-term missions, the benefit of going to a cross-cultural location, seeing the needs of that city and being part of the solution is life changing!
Each DTS sends teams to unique locations. Here are a few places we have gone: