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Bible Core Course ( CHR 211 )

This course gives students an 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. 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. An Old Testament and New Testament 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, understanding mapping and geography of the time period. They are taught to think, learn, and study in context, and how to apply the word of God to their lives. 

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.

Evangelism Seminar ( CHR 131 )

This seminar gives participants solid foundational teaching on the message of the Gospel, ministering the gifts of the Holy Spirit, creative and effective ways of sharing one's faith, and ministering to the whole person. Depending on the location where it is offered, the emphasis will change (i.e., urban evangelism, youth evangelism, cross-cultural evangelism, etc.)

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.