Mapbox Map of 4.9,52.349998

YWAM HEIDEBEEK

YOUTH WITH A MISSION

Mussenkampseweg 32
Heerde
8181 PK
Netherlands

Visit WebsiteEmail Base

SCHOOLS RUN AT THIS LOCATION

Children at Risk ( CNH/EDN 251 )

A course designed for those who want to become advocates for children and work to see lasting change in their lives. The focus is on children who have been placed at risk because of factors such as war, disease, poverty, exploitation, abandonment, disability, and other forms of injustice. Students are given an overview of the needs of at risk children as well insight concerning child development. An emphasis is made on intervention and working towards advocacy for children. More specific instruction is provided on issues relating to street children, HIV/AIDS, sexual abuse, and attachment disorder, depending on the location of the school and the needs of children in that setting.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Children at Risk CNH/EDN 251 12 English 09 Jan 2019 30 Mar 2019

Children at Risk Seminar ( CNH/EDN 151 )

This training is for those currently working with children at risk or preparing to do so. They will expand their skill base and gain a deeper understanding of a biblical perspective on working with children. The goal of the seminar is to provide the participants with teaching about a biblical view of the child, the spiritual, emotional and developmental needs of children, holistic missions to children, healthcare needs and about evaluation of a ministry, team members, and self, with the guidance of the Holy Spirit.

Children at Risk Seminar II ( CNH/EDN 153 )

This training is for those currently working with children at risk or preparing to do so. They will expand their skill base and gain a deeper understanding of a biblical perspective on working with children. The goal of the seminar is to provide the participants with teaching about a biblical view of the child, the spiritual, emotional and developmental needs of children, holistic missions to children, healthcare needs and about evaluation of a ministry, team members, and self, with the guidance of the Holy Spirit.

Community Development Seminar ( DEV 165 )

This seminar is designed to introduce participants to key issues related to community development, including what is understood by the terms 'community' and 'development', focusing on holistic Biblical development and critical issues related to avoiding dependency and promoting empowerment of communities. There is also discussion of the difference between relief and development and the importance of knowing what is an appropriate response to each, as well as an introduction to community assessment and being involved with communities based on an appreciative / asset-based approach rather than a wholly needs-based approach.

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
Mercy & Justice Discipleship Training School (DTS) DSP 211 12 Dutch, English 09 Jan 2019 30 Mar 2019
Generations (crossroads) Discipleship Training School (DTS) DSP 211 12 English, Dutch 08 Apr 2019 29 Jun 2019

Introductory Bible Course ( CHR 227 )

In this course students explore the Bible's Story, learn reliable and hands-on methods for reading the biblical text with greater understanding (inductive study), practice Bible meditation and share the gospel. The whole Bible will be read and books of each main literary genre will be studied in-depth: Torah, historical books, wisdom, prophets, gospels, acts, letters & Revelation. Emphasis will be put on learning and growing together, through group assignments, discussion and mentor groups. The student can expect to receive input from experienced teachers. In short: discover God's Story and be equipped to know, live and share the Bible.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Bible For Life CHR 227 12 English, Dutch 07 Apr 2019 29 Jun 2019

School of Frontier 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 include: 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 worker;s 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:Frontiers: focuses on unreached people groups among Muslims, 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; 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. Pioneering focuses on equipping individuals and teams to pioneer new ministries in geograpical areas and societal spheres, and to help clarify callings, develop vision and learn how to implement a pioneer project 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 focuses on Asian studies, learning research skills, with application to developing effective mission strategy for a particular nation or people group. 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. 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 Intercessory Prayer ( CHR 265 )

The purpose of the SOIP is to teach, practice and encourage the daily exercise of intercessory prayer and to understand the character, nature, and ways of God in prayer, intercession, worship and spiritual warfare. Understanding the significant place and practice of prayer in the believer’s life, and the role of worship and spiritual warfare in making disciples of the nations are taught through lectures, discussions, and research projects. Practical application includes coordinating and leading prayer and worship.