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YWAM DENVER

YOUTH WITH A MISSION

12750 West 63rd Ave
Arvada
CO
80004
United States of America

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Advanced Leadership Seminar ( CHR 305 )

Examining key issues facing spiritual leaders and God's desired outcome in our lives. This is a seminar conducted for staff over several months, with six 2 hour class sessions, outside reading, and full participation in the community life (worship, intercession, meals etc.)

Around the World (ATW) Discipleship Training School (DTS) ( DSP 211 )

This school is an intensive Christian discipleship course beginning with a 9-week lecture/teaching phase followed by an 12 week practical field assignment, which includes several teaching weeks. 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. This DTS is offered with a particular focus, which offers multiple outreach locations. Credit will be given for this course with satisfactory completion of DSP 212.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
ATWDTS - Around the World DTS DSP 211 11 English 08 Apr 2019 21 Jun 2019
ATWDTS - Around the World DTS DSP 211 11 English 30 Sep 2019 13 Dec 2019

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 New Testament Timeline and Old Testament Timeline are completed, bringing a great overview of the Bible. Students learn how to memorize and meditate on the Word. They are given opportunities to gain experience in facilitating a 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. This course can be taken online. See www.onlinesbs.org for details.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
BCC - Bible Core Course CHR 211 11 English 14 Jan 2019 29 Mar 2019
BCC - Bible Core Course Onsite CHR 211 11 English 14 Jan 2019 29 Mar 2019

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
DTS - Discipleship Training School DSP 211 11 English 14 Jan 2019 29 Mar 2019
MDTS - Musicians DTS DSP 211 11 English 14 Jan 2019 29 Mar 2019
SSDTS - Snowboarders & Skiers DTS DSP 211 11 English 14 Jan 2019 29 Mar 2019
DTS - Discipleship Training School DSP 211 11 English 01 Apr 2019 14 Jun 2019
CADTS - Colorado Adventure DTS DSP 211 11 English 24 Jun 2019 06 Sep 2019
DTS - Discipleship Training School DSP 211 11 English 24 Jun 2019 06 Sep 2019
DTS - Discipleship Training School DSP 211 11 English 30 Sep 2019 13 Dec 2019
CJDTS - Compassion & Justice DTS DSP 211 11 English 30 Sep 2019 13 Dec 2019
YPDTS - Young Peoples DTS DSP 211 11 English 30 Sep 2019 13 Dec 2019

Introductory Bible Course ( CHR 227 )

This Bible course with a missions focus gives a complete survey of the Old and New Testament and principles of biblical investigation. Initial topics include: Inductive Bible Study, Discipling the nations, going through the various genres of scripture, cross cultural communication and how to prepare and present a teaching. This course meets the U of N Core Curriculum requirement for Bible.

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. 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. Students will have the opportunity to communicate things they have learned to a variety of audiences. 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. During the school, students will receive in-depth study on books from each genre. 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 Biblical Studies I ( CHR 213 )

This is the first in a series of three courses that make up the School of Biblical Studies (SBS). This course sequence surveys the whole Bible using the inductive approach (observation, interpretation and application). This course may serve as a core course in all bachelor's degree programmes. This course meets the U of N Core Curriculum requirement for Bible.

This course can be taken online. See www.onlinesbs.org for details.

School of Biblical Studies II ( CHR 315 )

This course is a continuation of the School of Biblical Studies, using the inductive approach to study Hebrews, James, I and II Peter, Jude, I, II and III John, the Gospel of John, Revelation, and Genesis through I Kings.

This course can be taken online. See www.onlinesbs.org for details.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
SBS - School of Biblical Studies II CHR 315 11 English 07 Jan 2019 22 Mar 2019

School of Biblical Studies III ( CHR 316 )

As the final course in the SBS series, this continuation of training in using the inductive approach to studying the Bible, covers the study of II Kings through Malachi.

This course can be taken online. See www.onlinesbs.org for details.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
SBS - School of Biblical Studies III CHR 316 11 English 01 Apr 2019 14 Jun 2019

School Of Ministry Development ( CHR 241 )

Leadership schools come in different forms, designed to meet the needs of the students, equipping them for servant leadership while giving the opportunity for personal growth and development. Two emphases offered in this category of school are: School of Ministry Development (SOMD) - During this school students discover and develop their gifts and talents in leadership roles. The SOMD is especially useful for those who are seeking to be further equipped for ministry in a variety of contexts. The training can be adapted to the language and culture of the country in which it is taught. Some of the topics are: understanding the core values of YWAM, perspectives on missions, vision development, transforming cultures, personal fund-raising, situational leadership, bible-centered leadership, discovering your call, public speaking, spiritual authority, and conflict resolution. School of Pioneer Leadership Development (SPLD) - This school has the goal of equipping young leaders to pioneer new YWAM bases, schools or ministries. Students will receive tools to help them in becoming active learners and leaders -- learning the culture, and in some cases the language, of the people where they will pioneer. Topics include team building, principles of pioneering, servanthood, foundational leadership practices, mentoring, coaching, and the role of intercession in pioneering. Students may have an opportunity to work alongside ministries that are in a pioneering phase of development. A recommendation from a YWAM leader is​ required for entry into this course.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
SOMD - School Of Ministry Development CHR 241 11 English 08 Apr 2019 21 Jun 2019
SOMD - School Of Ministry Development CHR 241 11 English 30 Sep 2019 13 Dec 2019

School of Social Justice ( HMT 263 )

This course will help students understand the historical and cultural backgrounds of injustice issues, develop a biblical worldview of God's plan for humankind, understand the mandate to steward that design, and discover means of confronting injustice. They will be given practical tools for serving as well as spiritual preparation.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
BSJ- Biblical School Of School HMT 263 11 English 24 Jun 2019 06 Sep 2019

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.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
SOW - School of Worship ATS/CHR 261 11 English 30 Sep 2019 13 Dec 2019

Worship, Intercession, Spiritual Warfare and Evangelism School ( CHR 263 )

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.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
WISE School CHR 263 11 English 01 Jul 2019 13 Sep 2019