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July 31st 2017 – August 25th 2017

SLAMD is a four week leadership training intensive designed for those who want to develop their leadership potential. You have learned how to listen to God, now you will be trained by seasoned leaders in how to walk it out and develop as you go.


You will be challenged to take on the impossible and run with confidence, shown how toScreen Shot 2016-05-07 at 6.01.07 AMembrace right principles, stay focused and go the distance. How to recognize pitfalls that could potentially take you out and handle difficult situations within your team.  Leading is about influence and not relying on a title, so how do you remain their friend while being their leader?  How do you lead a meeting, ask great questions, have implicational thinking, cast a vision and follow through well?   Learn how to motivate YWAMers to run in their strengths and have healthy team dynamics? Lead with candor and graciousness, understand our YWAM values and apply them. This seminar will change your life and how you look at leadership forever!

Speakers include:Screen Shot 2016-05-07 at 5.59.56 AM

Loren Cunningham (C0-Founder of Youth With A Mission)

Darlene Cunningham (Co-Founder of Youth With A Mission)

Brett Curtis (YWAM Ships Kona)

David Hamilton (UofN Kona)

Jo Mutch (UofN Kona)

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Dean Sherman (UofN Kona)

Danny Lehman (Dean, UofN CM College)


Food / Accommodation / Tuition: $1,425

Registration fee: $75

Total: $1,495

Costs for local island staff:

For those already paying food and accommodation on island your cost is:

Tuition: $850

Registration fee: $75

Total: $925

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Disclaimer: YWAM Ships Kona is an independent and separate 501c3 organization from the University of the Nations, Kona Inc. These two entities are independent and separate in all aspects, legally, financially and operationally. The courses listed above are run at Port YWAM Kona one mile down the road from the University Campus.

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The following link will direct you to our registrar system on line. *For optimal performance please use Google Chrome or Safari.

Online Application Form

Or contact us: +1 (808) 757-9150




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