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YWAM SOUTHLANDS TASMANIA

YOUTH WITH A MISSION

2750 Tasman Highway
Sorell
Tasmania
7172
Australia

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SCHOOLS RUN AT THIS LOCATION

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.

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.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Principles in Child and Youth Ministries EDN 221 12 English 24 Sep 2019 13 Dec 2019

School of Ministry Development ( CHR 241 )

This course follows CHR 241, whether taken as the SPLD or the SOMD emphasis. The Field Assignment may involve working alongside a new ministry or starting one together with a team, and will give opportunity for practical application in activities ranging from teaching, proclamation of the Word, working with youth in urban settings to staffing another YWAM/U of N training program. A key goal of the field assignment is to give leaders-in-training opportunity to grow through practicing and applying what was learned in the lecture phase, with experienced leaders coming alongside.

Worship, Intercession, Spiritual Warfare and Evangelism Seminar ( CHR 163 )

This school combines training in worship, intercession, spiritual warfare and evangelism in the context of a YWAM training centre where staff and students worship, pray and evangelize together. The training emphasizes the correlation between fruitful evangelism and deepening a relationship with God in worship, discovering His plan in intercession, and reinforcing His will in spiritual warfare.