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YWAM SAN JOSE

YOUTH WITH A MISSION

252 Sabanilla Montes de Oca
San Jose
San Jose
2070
Costa Rica

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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 are taught to think, learn and study.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Bible Core Course CHR 211 12 Spanish, English 05 Apr 2019 28 Jun 2019

Community Development School ( DEV/HMT 365 )

The Community Development School provides training in a biblical approach to community transformation in all spheres of society, beginning with the growth of the individual and his or her relationship with God. The principles and practices are designed to bring change in varied settings, from rural to urban, and from slums to refugee camps in this globalized world. This course equips students with skills to help communities initiate and accomplish strategic activities that will bring life and growth towards God's purposes in His kingdom on earth. The curriculum helps the participant cultivate a solid working knowledge of transformation, development values, fundamental skills, godly character and good relationships.

Dance Seminar ( ATS 111 )

The Dance Seminar is an 8 week dance training intensive with biblical foundations. The heart of the seminar is to train up believing dancers to impact 3 areas of dance: the church, education, and the professional industry with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The Seminar would include: Worship, Prayer and Bible Study Technical classes in Contemporary, Classical Ballet, and Modern Techniques Spiritual Topics Classes such as Art/Faith Integration, The Heart of the Artist, Calling & Conduct, Dance in Missions, Prophetic and Priestly Dance, Perfectionism vs. Excellence, and more Choreography & Rehearsals Final Performance / Graduation

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.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Discipleship Training School (DTS) DSP 211 12 English, Spanish 04 Jan 2019 29 Mar 2019
Discipleship Training School (DTS) DSP 211 12 English, Spanish 05 Apr 2019 28 Jun 2019

Islamic Studies Seminar ( HMT 183 )

This seminar provides training for those who have a desire and call to serve in Muslim nations and cultures, as well as to educate local church members regarding Islam. Topics such as worldview, anthropology, principles of discipleship of nations, history and beliefs of Islam, cultural issues, and cross-cultural evangelism are covered.

Missions Strategies ( CHR 199 )

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. The School of Worship trains worship leaders, musicians and singers who are passionate for the presence of God as their first priority. We believe God is raising a generation that is thirsty and hungry for His presence, a generation that longs to see His kingdom being established among the nations as we declare His glory in worship. We believe that we cannot sing and talk about a Loving and Almighty God if our lives do not reflect that there is a Loving and Almighty God. We believe that as worshippers we cannot take others into a place where we have not been. That is why we believe in the importance of being in His presence, first pouring our love and affection on Him as individuals and as a worship team before leading others. We believe that we are co-creators with Jesus, therefore we can use music and creativity to draw the nations to Him. We believe that God has placed a piece of His heart in our hearts, a story to tell and to sing about, for a time such as this. Note: Each SOW varies in emphasis, please check individual SOW websites and folders.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
School of Worship ATS/CHR 261 12 English, Spanish 05 Apr 2019 28 Jun 2019