Discipleship Bible School

Discipleship Bible School - YWAM DBS

1 July - 16 Sept 2019 / Muizenberg, South Africa

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 does not even know His Word. So in the DBS we make the Bible the student’s companion for life! And it will be with Spirit and Truth! 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.

We want to delve into the bible in order to know God better in a discipling community

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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, 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.

What can you expact
Topics in DBS generally follow through the books that you are chronologically studying. Although each book is studied to discover its original intent, you will also be taught on topics. For example – you will look at Worldview and Origins as you study through Genesis, Exodus, and Job. Or you might look at Leadership and Worship as you study the life of David in 1 & 2 Samuel, Chronicles, and the Psalms. Or during the study of Acts and Paul’s missionary journeys you might study Cross-cultural Missions and the Cost of the Call. Each book is filled with insights to be discovered!
As a result you will be able to share your faith more confidently with those who are seeking (evangelism) and explain the Word of God more accurately to those who’ve already come to faith (discipleship). The course is like a sequel to the DTS. Students continue the discipleship process begun in the DTS by addressing a variety of topics illuminated in the Scriptures, by building godly character and developing a lifelong hunger and love for the Word. This will not only be accomplished in the classroom, but also outside the classroom, through one-on-ones, small groups, plus evangelism and mercy ministry in the community.

If you have any questions about the DBS , check out the frequently asked questions page or send us a question though the form below. If you don’t know what to pack, check out our packing list.

Meet The School Leaders!

Lucille and Czernon are married couple serving together in missions as a family. they have three girls, Elizabeth, Isabella and Alexa.

Czernon Markus
Czernon has worked with DTS for years, He enjoys outreaches and seeing what God does when people step out in faith to bring live and love to the world. He also looks for ways to bring more of the word of God in the schools he leads. So when he heard about DBS he got excited to lead the DBS alongside the DTS

Lucille Markus
Lucy joined ywam in 2009 and has been part of DTS over the years.She has done a School of Biblical Studies (SBS) and have gained a heart for Unreached Nations.She loves to walk the discipleship journey with others, enjoys the word of God and always has an encouraging word for other from it.


Date:  1st July 2019 – 16th September 2019

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Tuition Cost

YWAM Muizenberg has a category system which aims to enable all students, regardless of social or economic background, to attend our training programmes. The fees below are according to category. You can find out more about our fees, which category you fall in to and financial policies here.

*Lecture Fees:
Category A: R23,500
Category B: R17,250
Category C: R15,000
Application Registration Fees:
(Although this fee is part of the application process, these fees will be added to your school fee to avoid expensive bank charges for depositing small amounts of money)
Category A: R500
Category B: R300
Category C: R250

In addition to the above, all students should allow some money for personal items, laundry, leisure etc which are not covered by the school fees.


Questions | 2019 Jul | Discipleship Bible School

If you have any questions about the Discipleship Bible School. Please Contact us!

Or sent a enail to: dbs@ywammuizenberg.org

Come and join us on this epic journey as we go deeper with God and experiencing the word!


This school is a second level course. This means that a first level school (like a DTS) is required in order to do the DBS. See more info at the website of the University of the Nations.