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YWAM NORTH CASCADES

YOUTH WITH A MISSION

PO Box 948
Lynden
WA
98264
United States of America

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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. 

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 09 Jan 2020 03 Apr 2020
Discipleship Training School (DTS) DSP 211 12 English 18 Jun 2020 11 Sep 2020
Discipleship Training School (DTS) DSP 211 12 English 24 Sep 2020 17 Dec 2020
Discipleship Training School (DTS) DSP 211 12 English 07 Jan 2021 01 Apr 2021

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.