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YWAM HARPENDEN

YOUTH WITH A MISSION

6 Highfield Oval
Harpenden
Herts
AL5 4BX
United Kingdom

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School of Advocacy, Law & Justice ( HMT 367 )

A secondary level school intended to give students God’s heart for justice and mercy and the foundation they need to pursue careers and ministries in advocacy through law, government, and civil society/grassroots movements. Students will be given tools to assist in implementing effective and practical research, project planning, and legal analysis. Topics will include advocacy through intercession, legal research and analysis, political and governmental systems, constitutions and law-making, national, international, and human rights law, United Nations advocacy, NGOs and nonprofits.

School of Biblical Studies Seminar ( CHR 113 )

The vision of this Bible Seminar is to make the Bible accessible for everyone. So often we hear the phrase, that the Bible is for everyone. But not everyone knows how to read or study it. First and foremost the Bible is God’s word and it is God’s story with His people. But God wants to speak to everyone of us through His word. The Bible is not just a book to study and to understand but it is revelation bringing as soon as we invite the Holy Spirit into this process. Our vision is to end Bible poverty and bring Bible literacy.

School of Communication Foundations ( CMC 211 )

This program lays essential foundations in biblical communication, while advancing the individual's skill and confidence in speaking, writing and listening. It aims to sharpen the student's ability to communicate clearly through cross-cultural and interpersonal dynamics, and equips students with principles of preparing and delivering a message to a variety of audiences. Through provoking instruction and discussion, practical assignments, and video evaluation, students discover their place and potential as effective influencers in the public forum. This course meets the U of N Core Curriculum requirement for Communication.

School of International Relations & Diplomacy ( HMT 361 )

The School of International Relations & Diplomacy (SIRD) is designed to challenge student to develop a biblical perspective and worldview in the area of government, international relations, and Diplomacy. To equip students to engage on a deeper level in the Sphere of Government, while creating a strong academic and spiritual foundation on which they are able to build right thinking that reflect the Lords heart and Kingdom values as they serve, wrestle, and engage in this sphere. In addition, it will equip students with greater understanding of international current events within a historical context. Students will learn about regional issues and conflicts from highly respected speakers whom are either nationals or have lived and worked extensively in various regions of the world. The students will learn to become facilitators of peace, justice, and reconciliation in the domains of international relations and diplomacy.

School of Missions ( CHR 235 )

An overview of missions with some specific skill training is introduced during the initial three-month course and then developed further during the field assignment. Topics include: biblical and historical foundations for missions; intercultural communication (principles of and skills for learning another language and culture); missions strategy (evangelism and church planting, church growth, intercession and spiritual warfare, healing, signs and wonders, community development); personal and team relationships (the worker's relationship with God, interpersonal relationships, leadership and authority, team building and team dynamics, developing and relating with a prayer/financial support team). Depending on where the School of Missions is offered, there may be a particular emphasis on a geographical region, demographic category (e.g., urban, rural poor, etc.) and/or cultural/religious grouping (Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists, Tribals, etc.). Some emphases could be: Frontiers: focuses on unreached people groups among Muslims, Hindus, Tribals and Buddhists. The purpose is to train workers for living and ministering among unreached people groups with church planting as a strategy in discipling new converts; Strategic: focuses on deploying pioneering teams as the basic vehicle for addressing strategic areas of need throughout the world. Strategic missions embraces both short-term and long-term strategies to accomplish all aspects of ministry, including the planting of both local churches and missions structures. Pioneering: focuses on equipping individuals and teams to pioneer new ministries in geographical areas and societal spheres, and to help clarify callings, develop vision and learn how to implement a pioneer project. Note: College of Christian Ministries degree students will not be awarded credit for this course until both the lecture and field assignment are satisfactorily completed.

School of Storytelling & Digital Photography ( CMC 277 )

The School of Photography and Storytelling - SPS is designed to develop, equip and inspire Christians and Missionaries in the art and craft of storytelling through photography. Trainees will be encouraged to see this medium as a powerful tool for the Kingdom of God. The program will be an intensive three-month course and will be taught from a Christian world-view with instructors from different nations and different backgrounds. The School of Photography and Storytelling - SPS is not only about improving skills and techniques, but about how we can inspire others to know Christ through photography. We believe that every photographer can be led by the living word God to reveal His character through images. When we see the world with eyes of the heart, we can engage in an act of both reverence and self-expression. (Ephesians 1:18)

School of Storytelling & Digital Photography ( CMC 277 )

The School of Photography and Storytelling - SPS is designed to develop, equip and inspire Christians and Missionaries in the art and craft of storytelling through photography. Trainees will be encouraged to see this medium as a powerful tool for the Kingdom of God. The program will be an intensive three-month course and will be taught from a Christian world-view with instructors from different nations and different backgrounds. The School of Photography and Storytelling - SPS is not only about improving skills and techniques, but about how we can inspire others to know Christ through photography. We believe that every photographer can be led by the living word God to reveal His character through images. When we see the world with eyes of the heart, we can engage in an act of both reverence and self-expression. (Ephesians 1:18)

STCW Basic Training ( SCI 121 )

The Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) Basic Training is an internationally recognised, regulated, and trusted training program required for all commercial maritime personnel world-wide. Training covers Personal Survival Techniques, Fire Fighting and Fire Prevention, Elementary First Aid, Personal Safety and Social Responsibility, and Proficiency in Security Awareness as per STCW code. This Basic Training is paired with the curriculum standards of the University of the Nations to ensure a deeper understanding of the content, and to continue your discipleship journey. The STCW and International Maritime Organisation (IMO) are the regulating bodies of the Basic Training. The Basic Training and is offered at a STCW and MCA approved facility in partnership with the UofN Maritime Academy.

Visual Arts in Contemporary Culture ( ATS 154 )

The Seminar of Visual Arts in Contemporary Culture studies the sources of the current culture, reexamining key moments in history to better understand today's world. The Seminar focuses on the visual arts, and their impact on modernity and postmodernity. It seeks to contribute to the formation of new metaphors and expressions for artists, that redefine and reinterpret our value as creatives, in our interconnected society. We aim to facilitate dialogue with present culture so participants can grow in discernment infused with a Biblical worldview, which will provide useful tools to mature their work. This 4 week seminar is for those involved in visual arts, whether as makers, curators, managers, documenters or producers, with the goal of each student being able to produce a plan for a practical project by the last day.