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YOUTH WITH A MISSION CANBERRA

YOUTH WITH A MISSION

PO Box 7, Mitchell
CANBERRA
ACT
2911
Australia

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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.

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.

DTS Leadership Development ( DSP 141 )

This in-depth, collaborative training programme is designed to equip YWAM/U of N staff to create and lead YWAM Discipleship Training Schools, including both teaching and outreach phases, in alignment with the apostolic vision, foundational values, purpose, outcomes, curriculum, and guidelines of the DTS. It includes outcomes for both DTS leadership and personal growth. This progrmamme is led by members of the International DTS Centre (IDTSC) or a leader approved by a member of the IDTSC. It also exists around the world under different names such as "MDM" and "DTS Equip."

Redemptive History Seminar ( HMT 128 )

How does our view of history influence our knowing God and making Him known? What is the role of history in discipling nations? How does our understanding of history shape our ministry of reconciliation? The Redemptive History Seminar aims to inspire students with a love for finding God’s fingerprints in history and develop practical skills for study, research and intercession with the Holy Spirit. Using a variety of creative and artistic expressions, students will go through a process of study and reflection that shapes their understanding of the stories of nations in a way that communicates God’s Story with love, healing, belonging and redemption.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Redemptive History Seminar HMT 128 3 01 Aug 2023 20 Aug 2023

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 opportunity for personal growth and development. The emphases offered in this category of school is: School of Ministry Development (SOMD) - During this school students discover and develop their gifts and talents in leadership roles. The course is especially designed for new staff at YWAM centres and is adapted to the context of 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, generational thinking, transforming cultures, personal fund-raising, worship and evangelism, personal ministry development, public speaking, spiritual authority, and conflict resolution.

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 opportunity for personal growth and development. The emphases offered in this category of school is: School of Ministry Development (SOMD) - During this school students discover and develop their gifts and talents in leadership roles. The course is especially designed for new staff at YWAM centres and is adapted to the context of 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, generational thinking, transforming cultures, personal fund-raising, worship and evangelism, personal ministry development, public speaking, spiritual authority, and conflict resolution.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
School of Ministry Development CHR 241 12 English 17 Jul 2023 06 Oct 2023

School of Redemptive History ( HMT 228 )

How does our view of history influence our knowing God and making Him known? What is the role of history in discipling nations? How does our understanding of history shape our ministry of reconciliation? The School of Redemptive History aims to inspire students with a love for finding God’s fingerprints in history and develop practical skills for study, research and intercession with the Holy Spirit. Using a variety of creative and artistic expressions, students will go through a process of study and reflection that shapes their understanding of the stories of nations in a way that communicates God’s Story with love, healing, belonging and redemption.

TESOL Seminar ( APL 147 )

This seminar trains those who will teach English to speakers of other languages (TESOL). It covers all aspects of teacher training such as approaches, methods and techniques for teaching English, second language acquisition, course design, lesson planning, classroom management and the parts of speech and sounds of the English language.