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.

Musicians & Singers DTS

Starts Jan 22, 2018

We want to see burning hearted worshippers raised up who will awaken worship in every nation and every part of society.

Ocean to Mount DTS

Starts Jan 22, 2018

Get ready to go on an adventure experiencing the beauty, adrenaline and fun of New Zealand, connecting your longing for adventure to the One who created it. You'll learn how to draw people into the heart of God through doing what you love.

Intimacy to Impact DTS

Starts Jan 22, 2018

The more personal your relationship with God is, the more fuel you'll have to impact and influence others. On Intimacy to Impact DTS you'll grow in confidence in your prayer life and in how to share Jesus with people.

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.

Leaders Internship

Starts Jan 22, 2018

You have the innate ability to influence those around you. How are you stewarding it? Our goal for YWAM Leaders Internship is to train up leaders in every sphere of society in which they find themselves. This three-month internship is an intro to YWAM Bethlehem staff in which you will…

School of Frontier Missions

Starts Jan 15, 2018

The School of Frontier Missions is a three month lecture phase school focused on sending long term missionaries into the field. We believe that God is sending out laborers into the field who have burning hearts for His presence and a longing to see the nations encounter Him.

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.

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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