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YWAM NEWCASTLE

YOUTH WITH A MISSION

28 Hanbury St.
Mayfield
NSW
2304
Australia

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Art Evangelists School ( ATS 257 )

We train individuals in areas of visual arts while looking at the heart of an artist, developing not only skills but our relationship with God; enabling students to be more effective in ministering to others with tools of art evangelism.

Bible Core Course ( CHR 211 )

This Course gives students a good understanding of the Inductive approach to Bible study, learning how to think critically, equipping them with tools for life.The students read through the whole Bible and every type of Biblical Genre is studied, with books from both the Old and New Testament. All types of teaching and learning styles are experienced. A NT Timeline and OT Timeline are completed, bringing a great overview of the Bible. Study for life change is what we do, and transformation is a key element.This course provides a means for learning how to incorporate the Scriptures into areas of evangelism, worship, intercession and life in general.
The students learn how to memorize and meditate on the Word. They are given opportunities to gain experience in facilitating a Small Group Bible study, and enhance their skills in teaching and preaching the Word.They study Hebrew poetry through Psalms and Proverbs and the historical background of each book.
Mapping and geography of the time period. They're taught to think, learn and study. 

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
BCC - Bible Core Course CHR 211 12 English 03 Jan 2019 30 Mar 2019

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 8-10 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 Compassion DTS, World Explorer DTS, Trailblazer DTS, Sports DTS, Music & Arts DTS, etc. Credit will be given for this course with satisfactory completion of DSP 212.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
April Discipleship Training School 2019 DSP 211 12 English 08 Apr 2019 30 Jun 2019

School of Communication Foundations ( CMC 211 )

This program lays essential foundations in biblical communication, while advancing the individual's skill and confidence in speaking, writing and listening. It aims to sharpen the student's ability to communicate clearly through cross-cultural and interpersonal dynamics, and equips students with principles of preparing and delivering a message to a variety of audiences. Through provoking instruction and discussion, practical assignments, and video evaluation, students discover their place and potential as effective influencers in the public forum. This course meets the UofN Core Curriculum requirement for Communication.

School of Ministry Development ( CHR 241 )

Leadership schools come in different forms, designed to meet the needs of the students, equipping them for servant leadership while giving opportunity for personal growth and development. School of Ministry Development (SOMD) - During this school students discover and develop their gifts and talents in leadership roles. The course is especially designed for new staff at YWAM centres and is adapted to the context of the language and culture of the country in which it is taught. Some of the topics are: understanding the core values of YWAM, perspectives on missions, generational thinking, transforming cultures, personal fund-raising, worship and evangelism, personal ministry development, public speaking, spiritual authority, and conflict resolution.

School of Music in Missions ( ATS 263 )

A specialized course designed primarily for experienced musicians who seek to integrate contemporary music and missions. Specialized concentrations for sound technicians and music ministry administration are also offered. Particular areas of study include: biblical foundations for music ministry, music theory, character development, vocal and instrumental training, song writing, sound systems, worship, music publishing, church ministries, communication skills, evangelism, team leadership, and music and culture. There are also workshops on arranging and rehearsing with a band, studio recording, staging and lighting, and music ministry opportunities.

School of Worship ( ATS/CHR 261 )

The School of Worship is a three month course (followed by an 8-12 week field assignment) imparting foundational values and principles to those aiming to serve in worship among the nations. Topics include: character and lifestyle as a worshiper, understanding the work of the Holy Spirit in worship, applying worship principles within a cross-cultural context, the biblical and historical aspects of worship, leadership and teamwork, the dynamics of worship and intercession, prophetic ministry and worship, spiritual warfare, creativity and musicianship, and worship in missions and evangelism. Note: Each SOW varies in emphasis, please check individual SOW websites and folders.

School of Youth Ministry ( CHR 291 )

This school is designed for those who will be working with youth with churches, YWAM, or in other organisations. Innovative tools to successfully pioneer and establish new youth ministries or to work with existing ministries are introduced and modeled. Topics may include God's nature and character, global youth culture, youth and post modernity, current trends and church expressions, models of innovation, qualities of a leader, vision and goal setting, spiritual authority and servanthood. The school will help students to form teams for learning and ministering together.