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JUCUM ITUZAINGó

YOUTH WITH A MISSION

Enrique Laretta 4887
Ituzaingó
Buenos Aires
B1714
Argentina

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Discipleship Training School (DTS) ( DSP 211 )

This school is an intensive Christian discipleship course beginning with an 11 or 12-week lecture/teaching phase followed by an 8-12 week practical field assignment. It is a prerequisite for all other courses in the University of the Nations, and also serves to orient and prepare all new Youth With A Mission (YWAM) staff. The DTS is designed to encourage students in personal character development, cultivating their relationship with God and identifying their unique gifts and callings. Cross-cultural exposure and global awareness are special emphases throughout the course, preparing the students to evangelize and disciple current and future generations, answering the call to ""Go into all the world and teach (make disciples of) all nations."" (Matthew 28:19). The curriculum is in the following six major categories: God's nature and character; God's intention for individuals, peoples and nations; seeing all of life from God's perspective; redemption, sin, and the Cross; God's family - the Church; God's world - His call and commission; the ministries of YWAM.Focused DTS's: In some locations the DTS is offered with a particular focus, such as the Crossroads DTS, Operation Year DTS, University DTS, Sports DTS, Arts DTS, etc.Credit will be given for this course with satisfactory completion of DSP 212.

Introduction to Communication ( CMC 215 )

The courses offered under this general category of Introduction to Communication all share the same thrust of preparing the student for a variety of communication purposes and contexts with foundations in topics such as God as Communicator, Inter-personal and Cross-cultural Communication, and Principles of Communications. Some will have a greater technological skill emphasis (learning how to use a variety of communication software programmes), some will emphasize writing, research and public speaking skills, and some have specific focus in terms of target audience for communication projects. This course meets the U of N Core Curriculum requirements for Communication and is offered under the following names: School of Communication (SOC), Introduction to Communication and Design (iCD) and School of Communication and Advocacy (SCA).

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
School of Communication and Social Action CMC 215 12 Spanish, English 08 Apr 2019 06 Jul 2019

Principles in Child and Youth Ministries ( EDN 221 )

A course designed to provide students with biblical models for human growth and development, preparing them to work with children and youth. A major emphasis of the course is on character development, and a practical understanding of the Christian faith applied to all areas of life. It equips students to motivate children and teens in worship and service to others, how to teach other children and teenagers, and how to partner with local churches to facilitate year-round programmes for children and youth.

School of Strategic and Cross-cultural Missions ( CHR 235 )

An overview of missions with some specific skill training is introduced during the initial three-month course and then developed further during the field assignment. Topics include: biblical and historical foundations for missions; the nature of the Church; biblical worldview; intercultural communication (principles of and skills for learning another language and culture); missions strategy (spheres of society, evangelism and church planting, church growth, intercession and spiritual warfare, healing, signs and wonders, relief and development); personal and team relationships (the worker's relationship with God, identity, character, interpersonal relationships, leadership and authority, team building and team dynamics, developing and relating with a prayer/financial support team).

Depending on where the School of Missions is offered, there may be a particular emphasis on a geographical region, demographic category (e.g., urban, rural poor, etc.) and/or cultural/religious grouping (Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists, Tribals, etc.). Some emphases are:

Frontiers: focuses on unreached people groups among Muslims, Hindus, Tribals and Buddhists. The purpose is to train workers for living and ministering among unreached people groups with church planting as a key strategy in discipling new converts;

Strategic: focuses on deploying pioneering teams as the basic vehicle for addressing strategic areas of need throughout the world. Strategic missions embraces both short-term and long-term strategies to accomplish all aspects of ministry, including the planting of both local churches and missions structures.

Pioneering: focuses on equipping individuals and teams to pioneer new ministries in geograpical areas and societal spheres, and to help clarify callings, develop vision and learn how to implement a pioneer project.

Urban: focuses on urban areas. Students study demographic and structural views of cities, cross-cultural strategies for cities, and types of evangelism which are effective in cities.

Asian: focuses on Asian studies, learning research skills, with application to developing effective mission strategy for a particular nation or people group.

Muslim: focuses on providing students with the knowledge and skills to minister effectively long-term in a Muslim nation. Students should be able to provide an effective, contextual witness to Muslims, having the skills to be a part of a team starting a new long-term ministry in a Muslim nation.

Note: College of Christian Ministries degree students will not be awarded credit for this course until both the lecture and field assignment are satisfactorily completed.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
School of Strategic and Cross-cultural Missions CHR 235 12 Spanish, English 08 Apr 2019 01 Jul 2019