Mapbox Map of 4.9,52.349998



PO Box 948
United States of America

Visit WebsiteEmail Base


Advance-A Leadership Development School ( CHR 241 )

Introductory level leadership courses are known by various names at various YWAM/UofN training centres, but generally have similar goals of training staff and leaders at those centres, equipping staff for servant leadership and giving opportunity for personal growth and development. Topics will vary according to the location. Typical topics include understanding YWAM history and values, spiritual disciplines for leaders, time management, fund-raising, personal ministry development, calling, purpose and vision, identity of a leader, conflict resolution, and other topics pertitent to leadership development in a particular locale. 

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Advance-A Leadership Development School CHR 241 12 English 16 Jun 2022 08 Sep 2022

Comics and Cartooning Seminar ( CMC 161 )

The Frontier Comics Seminar will help students hone their cartooning skills while giving a focus for them that will impact the least, the last and the lost with the hope of the Gospel. Topics Include: Faith and the Arts, Cross-Cultural Communication, Story Development, Life Drawing, Comic Illustration, Color Theory, Character Design, Digital Art: (Photoshop, Procreate, ClipStudio Paint). The second part of FCS is a production phase. During the production phase of the seminar, the classroom will become a comics studio in which students will work on a comics project benefiting Unreached People Groups who haven’t heard about the Gospel. Projects could include: Developing a children’s book, Writing a graphic novel, comic book, coloring book, Creating a webcomic series, Publishing an evangelistic tract, etc. This will be a hands-on learning environment that will train participants in the different stages of creating culture-shaping comics art with excellence.

Discipleship Training School (DTS) ( DSP 211 )

This school is an intensive Christian discipleship course beginning with a 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. This course will be offered with a varying focuses. Each focus will be applied through additional class time and will not alter the basic course curriculum of this school. 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 06 Jan 2022 02 Apr 2022
Discipleship Training School (DTS) DSP 211 12 English 16 Jun 2022 10 Sep 2022
Discipleship Training School (DTS) DSP 211 12 English 15 Sep 2022 10 Dec 2022

DTS Staff Training Seminar ( DSP 121 )

A foundational collaborative training program offered by various members of the International DTS Centre, for DTS staff and Leaders from many different locations. It covers the DTS purpose, curriculum and guidelines, YWAM’s Foundational Values, some basic skills for working with people, leadership skills, DTS administration (including U of N Course and student registration processes), and a special focus on facilitating the ministry of the Holy Spirit in the classroom. This course is most commonly referred to as the "DTS Foundational Workshop."

Seeing the Scriptures Seminar ( CHR 119 )

This seminar engages the scriptures in a visual manner. The goal of the course is to teach students to create a visual layout of the entire text of a book from the Bible. The primary methodology used is called phrase diagramming, and follows the guidelines used for the publication of the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary series. It serves as a bridging seminar for students who have completed a different Bible course in YWAM and would like to staff the Bible in Context, but has no prerequisite and can be delivered as a stand alone course or in conjunction with other courses.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Seeing the Scriptures Seminar CHR 119 1 English 15 Nov 2021 19 Nov 2021

Teaching & Ministry Development Seminar ( CHR 173 )

This seminar is designed to give teacher training to YWAM staff with a teaching gift and a message who desire training specifically for teaching in YWAM schools. Topics include: communication principles and dynamics; learning styles; basics of adult education; dialog education; cross-cultural communication; classroom facilitation; ministering to students in a classroom, and discovering your personal message.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Teaching & Ministry Development Seminar CHR 173 3 English 29 Oct 2021 20 Nov 2021