Kia ora and welcome. We are a missional community in New Zealand, centered around prayer, worship and love for God's presence. We train and equip disciples to be sent into the nations.

Food & Coffee DTS

Starts Apr 16, 2018

Do you have a passion for using food, coffee and sharing life together around the table to see the Kingdom of God expanded in your community? Come and join us as we explore how these things can be used to see people encounter the love of God and communities impacted!…

Media DTS

Starts Jul 9, 2018

With the Media DTS track we want to empower people with an interest in media to creatively use their talents for God's purposes through hands-on training and understanding the role of media in fulfilling the Great Commission.

Pasifika DTS

Starts Jul 9, 2018

This DTS is targeted at Islanders and those who have a heart or calling to see Pacific Islanders saved, trained, and sent out, and who want to build a stronger and deeper relationship with God and make him known.

School of Wholistic Transformation

Starts Jul 16, 2018

The School of Wholistic Transformation equips people with tools to facilitate transformation in the area of influence God has placed them in.  It provides training in a biblical approach to community transformation for all spheres of society.  It empowers the participant to join in God’s plan for discipling nations, beginning…

Word by Heart

Starts Jul 16, 2018

God's word is alive and active, powerful and moving to those who hear it. The Word by Heart school applies specific techniques for memorizing the Bible and teaches how to present it to other people in compelling ways. We believe that lives will change and hearts will burn at the hearing of the gospel in this fresh and profound way.

School of Biblical Studies

Starts Sep 24, 2018

The School of Biblical Studies (SBS) is a nine-month course in which students study through each of the incredible 66 books of the Bible 5 times. An inductive approach is taught, in which students observe what the text says and then let it shape their beliefs. In these nine months students study about God's beating heart for the lost, their identity and fullness in Christ, and God’s plan of redemption for mankind.

Pacific Bible School for the Nations

Starts Apr 15, 2019

Join us for 4 months of deepening your relationship with God through studying His Word, then learn how to communicate His truth to others during the 2 month outreach.

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Who We Are

YWAM Bethlehem's three piece mandate is to be a resting place for God, a resting place for people and a center for training and sending missionaries to the nations. 


We are committed to disciple and train people with practical and relevant tools to make God known in all cultures, nations and spheres of society.

Missions & Prayer

We are partnering closely with the Tauranga House of Prayer. Together we're committed to worship and adore Jesus and contend for God's will to be done in our city and on Earth. We believe in the marriage of prayer and missions, not just at an organizational level but at a heart level, and that this partnership plays an important role in fulfilling the Great Commission.

Who We Are

Prayer & Worship


  • Catalyst Conference 2018

    Apr 2, 2018 - Apr 5, 2018

    We’re hosting a gathering in Tauranga from April 2-5th, 2018 called “Catalyst”. We believe its a key time for New Zealand and that God is highlighting, once again, the unique mandate on the nation to be a catalyst nation. The purpose of the gathering is to build the week around the…

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