IKDTS is deeply soaked in personal intimacy with God and reconfirming that the best identity, glory and power comes from Jesus Christ. You will learn about the life that accomplishes God’s fruitful destiny towards individuals, couples, and families; the life that keeps walking with God flowing life, light and the truth. You will experience the grace of Holy Spirit to live as a church of Christ’s purpose is to help students understand God on a personal level.


A DTS for students who are dedicated to Jesus and have decided to live for the glory of God, who are longing to know Him more intimately, who have the vision and calling from God to disciple professional fields, who want to root their families in the Christian faith, and who pray for reconciliation and peace among South and North Korea.

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Fall 2019


Lecture: April 5th – June 27th, 2019
Outreach: June 28th – Aug 23rd, 2019


Lecture: $3995.00
Outreach: $4000-$5000




Any children under 4 must have a nanny, those 4 and up can attend Foundation School.  Please confirm child’s admission to Foundation School or Korean Foundation School.


The Discipleship Training School (DTS) is YWAM’s six month entry level course, embodying YWAM’s mission to know God and make Him known. DTS provides an environment for students to personally encounter Jesus Christ, learn to hear God’s voice, and respond with joy!

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DTS Teaching Topics

Hearing God’s Voice

The Father heart of God

Identity in Christ

The Cross

How to study and communicate God’s Word effectively

The Nature and Character of God

Biblical worldview

Intercession and spiritual warfare

The Holy Spirit


Cross-cultural ministry


At the completion of the classroom phase, students have the opportunity to ‘make God known’ in the outreach phase. The Gospel comes alive as students step out in faith to preach the good news, baptize new believers and heal the sick (Mark 16:15-18). Outreach is an exhilarating time of risk and adventure, as teams serve with local believers: transforming lives and impacting society with the love of Jesus Christ.

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Moses Kim

Moses served as a missionary at YWAM Kenya in Africa from 1983 to 1994. He has served at YWAM Kona since 1995. He has staffed leadership schools, pastor couples seminars, Christian couples seminars, and business leadership seminars. Since the early 2000s, he has had the privilege and joy of seeing what the Lord has done in many people’s lives and in their families through IKDTS. He believes that the Lord will also lead students in this school and walk with them in this quarter’s IKDTS community.


James and Christina Chun

James & Christina have been serving various Korean churches in eastern and western part of United States most of their ministry life, discipling and raising up missionaries. Their ministries have always been with YWAM missions since they did Crossroad DTS back in 2001 April in Kona. They served YWAM schools including BEDTS in Southern California as the director and interpreter. Their desire is to serve Korean diaspora to be transformed and equipped for the nations. They have three sons; two are already grown up and the third being with them. James is an energy missionary who provides solar electric power for under-privileged nations.


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