YWAM Blantyre, Box E27
Malawi, Central Africa
Tel no.: +265-999118926
March 30th, 2024
Why do a DBS?
Do you want to meet with the God of the Bible in a whole new way? Do you want to grow in your understanding of God’s Word and learn how to share His life-transforming truth with others? The Discipleship Bible School (DBS) is an exciting 5 month adventure in God’s Word that will change the way you read, study and teach the Bible forever. During your DBS, the Bible will come alive to you in a way you never thought possible. You will be able to read all the 66 books, understand the historical context of each of these books, the chronology of bible events and also recognize the different genres of literature like narratives, wisdom literature, prophecy, gospels etc. You will discover how the stories of the Bible are not just random and disconnected but are part of one great story of the Bible that fits together to reveal the amazing God who inspired it. The DBS invites you to be part of community as you explore the Bible together – a safe place where you can ask questions, share your own ideas, be challenged and grow together. This community includes your fellow students, passionate DBS staff and diverse lecturers from different nations who will come to impart their knowledge and love of the Scriptures to you. From all that you learn during the first three months of DBS you will then see the power of the Word of God to transform individuals, communities and even nations during outreach phase. You will go out as part of team to communicate what you have learnt and equip others to study God’s Word and meet the God of the Bible for themselves.
YWAM Blantyre is a vibrant, passionate community of faith, seeking after God’s heart and desiring to reveal Him to the world around us. We are a House of Prayer, joining together each morning to worship God and intercede for the nations. God has blessed us with a wonderful base campus on the outskirts of Malawi’s second city Blantyre. We have a beautiful property with gardens, swimming pool, community spaces and accommodation for the international mix of staff and students who are part of our base. The people of our nation are renowned for being welcoming and friendly and we would love to welcome you to join us as we seek to know God and make Him known in the beautiful nation of Malawi, ‘the Warm Heart of Africa’.
I’m Gilbert Makawa from Malawi. I did my DTS in 2014 at YWAM Blantyre and after staffing for some years I went to YWAM Muizenberg for DBS in 2018. I staffed one DBS in Muizenberg in 2019. After having been in missions for 6 years I led my first DBS in Blantyre in 2020. I have a passion for this Bible school. I want to see transformation among believers and non-believers through the word of God.