The SOMD (School Of Ministry Development) places a strong emphasis on strengthening the individual for the long haul.  We invite you to come and make the SOMD part of your journey as you go deeper in your relationship with God.

The SOMD is a 12 week school designed to sharpen leadership skills and develop effective personal ministry. Spiritual leadership and life-long ministry both require that we take on the nature of Jesus and learn from Him.  We are called to set our sights high and look into the radical leadership of Jesus. SOMD has a very comprehensive curriculum, which includes a one-time read through the whole Bible.  Students will dive into areas such as Personal Growth and Character Development, Understanding Ministry, Spiritual Leadership, Pioneering, Project Planning, and Implementation, Worldview, Faith and Finances, Team Building and more.

This is a YWAM Secondary School, which means the pre-requisite for this course is a Discipleship Training School (DTS) with YWAM. If you haven’t completed DTS and would like to learn more, click here.

Contact us:  Phone: +1 (808) 757 – 9150

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The School Of Ministry Development is a twelve week course, starting on April 5, 2018, and ending in June.


The course will take place at our base here in Hawaii, in the heart of downtown Kailua-Kona.

How Much?

The SOMD costs $3995 USD, covering lectures, accommodation, and food.