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YWAM AMSTERDAM

YOUTH WITH A MISSION

Kadijksplein 18
Amsterdam
Noord-Holland
1018 AC
Netherlands

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Audio Production Course ( ATS 267 )

The Audio Production Course is designed to give the student hands-on experience in producing and engineering music. It is a highly specialized program focused on all technical aspects of sound production for application in a variety of settings including the congregation in the church, worship and music events, concerts, YWAM bases, etc.

Bible Core Course ( CHR 211 )

1. This Course gives students a good understanding of the Inductive approach of Bible study. 2. Equipping them with tools for life. 3. The students read through the whole Bible. 4. All types of teaching and learning styles are experienced 5. Every type of Genre is studied 6. Books from both the Old and New Testament are studied inductively. 7. A NT Timeline and an OT Timeline are completed. 8. Study for life change is what we do, and transformation is a key element of the course 9. This course provides a means for learning how to incorporate the Scriptures into areas of evangelism, worship and intercession. 10 The students learn how to memorize and meditate on the Word. 11. The students are given opportunities to gain experience in facilitating a Small Group Bible study, and enhance their skills in teaching and preaching the Word. 12. They study Hebrew poetry through Psalms and Proverbs. 13. They study in-depth the historical background of a book. 14. They learn mapping and geography of the time period. 15. They're taught to think, learn and study.

Discipleship Training School (DTS) ( DSP 211 )

This DTS is a full time, live learn school where it serves to gather and challenge people to listen to and obey God, whilst releasing them to serve through evangelism, training, worship, intercession and other expressions of God’s heart for the world.  Students are challenged to grow in their relationship with God as they learn from the DTS Curriculum, resulting in Christ-like character.  There is personal application of Biblical truth, while being equipped to live and relate to others, both in YWAM and outside of it.  It consists of a minimum of, 11 to 12 week lectures and minimum 8 to 12 weeks practical field assignment, in accordance with UofN DTS Guidelines.   

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
January Discipleship Training School DSP 211 12 English, Dutch 15 Jan 2020 26 Jun 2020

Discipleship Training School (DTS) ( DSP 211 )

This DTS is a full time, live learn school where it serves to gather and challenge people to listen to and obey God, whilst releasing them to serve through evangelism, intercession and other expressions of God’s heart for the world.  Students are challenged to grow in their relationship with God as they learn from the DTS Curriculum, resulting in Christ like character.  There is personal application of Biblical truth, while being equipped to live and relate to others, both in YWAM and outside of it.  It consists of a minimum of, 11 to 12 week lectures and minimum 8 to 12 weeks practical field assignment, in accordance with UofN DTS Guidelines.   

DTS Leadership Development: DTS Equip ( DSP 141 )

Equip provides a resource-rich environment where DTS leaders and team members are equipped in character, skills and Spirit, so that both DTS students and programs worldwide may benefit and develop according to their individual and corporate callings. We focus on the core of who we are as disciples first. Identity in Christ, what we believe, who we are as believers and as a mission. This is the core building block for any leader along with those that have a heart for discipleship.

Foundations for Counseling Ministry ( CNH 211 )

This course is to equip those who feel called to reach out to broken, hurting people. As the entry course into degrees in the College/Faculty of Counseling and Health Care, it establishes the foundation stones for a biblical counseling ministry. These foundation stones include a commitment to reach the lost; recognition that ministry involves the individual, the family and the community; the Divine Plumb line counseling model; and revelation as a key to change. In addition, each course may address specific counseling models or tools and specific counseling issues that are considered relevant to a particular target field or ministry. Lectures, discussions, workshops, small group interaction and processes, personal study, assignments, and one-on-one feedback opportunities with school staff are the means through which these learning goals are achieved. The community of students and staff provides a laboratory where applications in all of the above areas can be worked out. In addition, biblical counseling skills are modeled throughout the course by staff and visiting teachers. Students benefit from the expertise of resource teachers from different counseling and ministry backgrounds. FCM Training programs have broad learning goals in three areas, with particular emphases in each one. These areas are: Personal Development (grace, relationships, identity and self awareness); Skill Development (personal/relational interactions, active listening, biblical belief renewal, prayer for healing, intercession); Cognitive Development (definition of counseling, counseling in the light of God's character, the work of the Cross and the Holy Spirit, the believer's identity in Christ, repentance and forgiveness, calling and gifts, stages of spiritual development, God's intention for the personality, authority through intercession, cross-cultural counseling, and the role of the counselor.) The lecture phase is the first part of a six-month training program. The second part is the field assignment described below. It is expected that students will complete both parts. For this school the first half of the lecture phase will be in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and the second half will be in Dehradun, India. Outreach will start in India/ Brazil and a possible an other nation depending on the amount of staff/students. The outreach will end in Amsterdam.

School of Biblical Studies I ( CHR 213 )

This is the first in a series of three courses that make up the School of Biblical Studies (SBS). This course sequence surveys the whole Bible using the inductive approach (observation, interpretation and application). This course may serve as a core course in all bachelor's degree programmes. This course meets the U of N Core Curriculum requirement for Bible.

School of Biblical Studies I ( CHR 213 )

This is the first in a series of three courses that make up the School of Biblical Studies (SBS). This course sequence surveys the whole Bible using the Inductive Study Method approach (observation, interpretation and application). This course may serve as a core course in all bachelor's degree programs. This course meets the U of N Core Curriculum requirement for Bible.

School of Biblical Studies II ( CHR 315 )

This course is a continuation of the School of Biblical Studies, using the inductive approach to study Hebrews, James, I and II Peter, Jude, I, II and III John, the Gospel of John, Revelation, and Genesis through I Kings.

This course can be taken online. See www.onlinesbs.org for details.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
School of Biblical Studies II CHR 315 12 English 06 Jan 2020 27 Mar 2020

School of Biblical Studies III ( CHR 316 )

This is the first in a series of three courses that make up the School of Biblical Studies (SBS). This course sequence surveys the whole Bible using the Inductive Study Method approach (observation, interpretation and application). This course may serve as a core course in all bachelor's degree programmes. This course meets the U of N Core Curriculum requirement for Bible.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
School of Biblical Studies III CHR 316 12 English 06 Apr 2020 26 Jun 2020

Social Justice Seminar ( HMT 165 )

This seminar is designed to promote a healthy understanding of injustice and the Christian response to it. Students will be mobilized and connected to others who are pursuing a long term missions calling as an activist or in communities impacted by the global sex trade. The majority of lectures will be held in the context of YWAM's Lighthouse building located in the center of the Red Light District in Amsterdam. In a live-learn environment using a combination of lectures, dialogue and hands-on experience in ministering to others, students will gain understanding concerning issues of commercial sexual exploitation, human trafficking, and prostitution from multiple perspectives.

Social Justice Seminar ( HMT 165 )

This seminar is designed to promote a healthy understanding of injustice and the Christian response to it. Students will be mobilized and connected to others who are pursuing a long term missions calling as an activist or in communities impacted by the global sex trade. The majority of lectures will be held in the context of YWAM's Lighthouse building located in the center of the Red Light District in Amsterdam. In a live-learn environment using a combination of lectures, dialogue and hands-on experience in ministering to others, students will gain understanding concerning issues of commercial sexual exploitation, human trafficking, and prostitution from multiple perspectives.

Worship Seminar ( ATS/CHR 160 )

A IIIGLOBAL Regional School is a 3-week intensive meant to strengthen worship and prayer leaders, musicians, and singers. Students will be trained vocally and instrumentally, and learn tools to better function and communicate in a team setting. The course will include theological training in addition to practical elements helpful for infusing sustained prayer with worship into a local church, missions base, organization, or praying community.