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Culture of Brazilian Art ( ATS 127 )

"A people that does not know its history is fated to repeat it". (Edmund Burke) There are beauties and wounds in the history of the Brazilian people, but when we look at our past, as difficult as it may be, there will be hope for the present and the future. In order to provide a brief overview on: the history of the formation of the Brazilian people, the importance of orality in the perpetuation of what we are, our rhythms, dances, celebrations and folklore; this seminar aims to bring the perspective of adoption (Ephesians 1.5) and belonging as Brazilians, generating response in our mandate and cultural actions and cultivating and sharing stories as preciosity- (Isaiah 45. 8)

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 into all the world and teach (make disciples of) all nations"(Matthew 28:19).

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."

School of Biblical Christian Worldview ( HMT/SCI 213 )

This course takes a historical look at the prevailing philosophies and ideologies that lie beneath the social and political issues of present day societies. It encourages students to become responsible Christians in society, and to exercise positive influence wherever they work and serve. Students delve into topics such as the meaning and components of a worldview and how to apply biblical Christian thinking to contemporary issues. Each student is required to write a paper under the guidance of an advisor. This course meets the U of N Core Curriculum requirement for Applied Christian Thinking.

School of Culture & Art ( ATS 225 )

This specialized art school focuses on preparing the students to understand their personal and cultural identity. They learn how to incorporate cultural art forms in leading worship, sharing their faith, and teaching others in the context of the broader culture or society. Each course will include some general teaching about culture and the arts and then focus on the culture and art expressions of the nation in which the course runs and/or the nation where outreach is focused.

Worship Seminar ( CHR 160 )

A seminar providing Biblical instruction regarding the nature of worship and praise, the forms and expressions of worship and praise - both personally and corporately, and enriching the experiences of engaging with God and giving Him glory. A training seminar for worship leaders and teams gives participants training in biblical foundations of worship, worship leadership issues, songwriting, teamwork, and creative and prophetic worship.