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JUCUM CARTAGENA

YOUTH WITH A MISSION

4ta Avenida No. 21-148 - Barrio Manga
Cartagena
Bolívar
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Colombia

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Advanced Leadership Seminar ( CHR 305 )

Recognizing that leaders are trained through a variety of activities and learning experiences, learning strategies include one-to-one meetings, group sessions, creative intercession, panel discussions, question times, and lectures. Some of the seminars offered in this category are: A. Leadership Development- This seminar is designed for the experienced YWAM leader who is in need of refreshment, renewal and/or is at a transitional time in their leadership experience. Topics include: identity in Christ, clarity of calling and gifts, stages and models of leadership development, leadership style, strategic planning, conflict resolution, team dynamics, and spiritual, practical and servant leadership. A minimum of five years of missions leadership is required. B.Slingshot - This leadership seminar is designed so that 18-30 year-old YWAM leaders can embrace the calling, vision and values of the mission. It is often offered in conjunction with key YWAM events, giving students the opportunity to mingle with and learn from seasoned YWAM leaders. Topics include; understanding spiritual leadership, and strengthening godly character and integrity. C. YWAM DNA - This seminar is usually 1-2 weeks long and focuses on giving both new and experienced YWAM leaders and staff the history, values, purpose and unique family characteristics of YWAM, hence the name YWAM DNA. Taught by senior YWAM leaders, often through a storytelling approach. D. LTS - These seminars may be offered in conjunction with the Leadership Training School (CHR 345/LTS) or as stand alone seminars apart from an LTS. They are usually 3-6 weeks in length, and deal with many practical leadership and management issues while also training leaders to plan for and carry out the visions from inception to completion.

Advanced Training for Counseling Ministry ( CNH 315 )

An intermediate course for those who want to increase their understanding of various models of biblical counseling. It also helps students know how to bring change where specific difficulties block spiritual development. Particular emphasis is placed on identifying inappropriate beliefs and feelings that keep an individual from developing a healthy Christian identity. The programme emphasizes understanding sexual identity issues and dysfunctional lifestyles, with the goal of healing at root levels. In addition, new goals are set in areas of personal development, skill development, and cognitive development, including evaluation and integration of various counseling models.

Basic Leadership Seminar ( CHR 145 )

This is an in-service programme designed to assist in developing the leadership skills of staff in U of N schools. Students meet several times each week for discussion and instruction on such topics as pastoral skills, spiritual gifts, small group dynamics, basic management principles, and leadership of public meetings and outreaches. In addition each student meets regularly with a mentor for feedback and evaluation. Assignments include reading and reporting on a number of books covering basic leadership issues.

Communication & Culture I ( HMT 243 )

The Communication and Culture Course is designed to equip non-native English speakers with a heart for missions by increasing their English communication skills in all areas while learning about different cultures. Classroom instruction utilizes interactive methods of learning that are fun and effective.

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 creations; God's redemption, sin, and the Cross; God's family: His children and His Church; God's world: His call and commission; the ministries of YWAM.Credits will be given for this course with satisfactory completion of DSP 212.

Foundations for Counseling Ministry ( CNH 211 )

A course to equip those who feel called to reach out to broken, hurting people. As the entry course into degrees in the College/Faculty of Counseling and Health Care, it establishes the foundation stones for a biblical counseling ministry, especially within YWAM and the missions community. These foundation stones include a commitment to reach the lost; recognition that ministry involves the individual, the family and the community; the Divine Plumbline counseling model; and revelation as a key to change. In addition, each course may address specific counseling models or tools and specific counseling issues that are considered relevant to a particular target field or ministry.

Introductory Bible Course ( CHR 227 )

In this course students are equipped with tools for in-depth personal Bible study. This course combines quality teaching, personal study, and practical application in order to help students develop a modest vocabulary and basic familiarity with the Scriptures as preparation for more advanced courses. It gives comprehensive coverage of many facets of Bible study such as inspiration and canonization of the Scriptures, hermeneutics, biblical ethics, Old Testament survey, basic Greek, New Testament survey, Church history, and homiletics. A disciplined learning environment helps prepare the student for a lifetime of Bible study. The school focuses on a variety of biblical topics already introduced in the Discipleship Training School, yet goes into a deeper study of each topic, with an emphasis on personal discipleship. Specific content will vary according to course location. This course meets the U of N Core Curriculum requirement for Bible and is offered under the following names: School of Biblical Foundations (SBF) and Discipleship Bible School (DBS).

School of 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 included: biblical and historical foundations for missions; the nature of the Church; intercultural communication (principles of and skills for learning another language and culture); missions strategy (evangelism and church planting, church growth, intercession and spiritual warfare, healing, signs and wonders, relief and development); personal and team relationships (the workers relationship with God, 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: A. 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; B. 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. C. Pioneering focuses on equipping individuals and teams to pioneer new ministries in geographical areas and societal spheres, and to help clarify callings, develop vision and learn how to implement a pioneer project. D. 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. E. Asian: focuses on Asian studies, learning research skills, with application to developing effective mission strategy for a particular nation or people group. F. 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. G. Mobilization: focuses on imparting God´s heart for the Body of Christ to the students, sharing tools on how to mobilize the Church in the Great Commission. 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.

School of Performing Arts I ( ATS 213 )

This course prepares the student in spiritual, practical, and technical aspects of the performing arts. With the goal of equipping Christian artists both in the context of local church ministry and service in the marketplace, it lays biblical foundations regarding the arts (biblical authority, re-evaluating basic assumptions, reclaiming specific art forms, etc.) and delves into issues of the artist's development in both character and skill. Topics may include: theatre arts, mime, dance, scene music and worship, improvisation, communication principles, lighting setup, technical management of the stage, acting technique and rehearsal, directing, set design, and scriptwriting.

School of Worship ( ATS/CHR 261 )

The School of Worship imparts foundational values and principles to those intending 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, spiritual warfare, creativity and musicianship, and worship in missions and evangelism.  Our heart is to not only focus in worship leaders, musicians, worship singers, but it will be a school open to any people no matter their talent (dance, music, singing, poetry, spheres of society, teaching, etc.). The person that enters to this school will learn that with their talent must be laid on the foundation of the heart and character of a worshipper. Also, the vision of the school is that people fully understand that they can have the WORSHIP LIFE-STYLE in ANYTHING they do in their daily lives. In their thoughts, speaking, talents, ministries, relationships, calling in or outside Ywam.

Voice of the Arts ( ATS 137 )

This course prepares the student in spiritual, practical, and technical aspects in performing arts to influence the sphere of politics in the society. Knowing the story of the society in politics, the goal is to do an anti-corruption campaign against one of the biggest problems inside politics: selling and buying your vote during elections.