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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).

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Discipleship Training School (DTS) DSP 211 12 Portuguese 15 Jul 2022 07 Oct 2022

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 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.

School of Design ( CMC 225 )

This entry-level course focuses on understanding the history and working principles of design. Key topics are: elements of godly communication; advertising and design; layout, color, form and function; designing for print and screen; media strategies for a wide range of media applications. Students also gain understanding on how the design industry works, how they may best function within it, and how their design skills may also be used in a variety of missions contexts.

School of Worship ( CHR 261 )

The School of Worship imparts foundational values and principles to those intending 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, spiritual warfare, creativity and musicianship, and worship in missions and evangelism. 

SHC- Seminário de Humanidades e Ciências ( HMT 113 )

The seminar will challenge students to think biblically concerning all areas of life personally and in society and will encourage them to become agents of transformation in whatever spheres of influence the students are involved in.