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JEM BURTIGNY

YOUTH WITH A MISSION

Rte des Matagasses 32
Burtigny
Vaud
1268
Switzerland

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Advanced Principles of Communication Seminar ( CMC 305 )

The APC seminar is a 6-week intensive which encourages students to become multi-dimensional thinkers. The student learns to perceive, process and express a variety of viewpoints on contemporary, personal and social issues from a biblical perspective. This purpose is supported by investigating areas of interpersonal and public communication, group/ team dynamics, persuasion and/or argumentation and mass/cross-cultural communication as they relate to significant issues of the day. This challenging seminar requires the students to work at a mature level of self motivation, initiative, and emotional stability. This seminar will give graduates within the College of Communication another option to the full 12-week APC school.

Advanced Principles of Communication Seminar ( CMC 305 )

The APC seminar is a 6-week intensive which encourages students to become multi-dimensional thinkers. The student learns to perceive, process and express a variety of viewpoints on contemporary, personal and social issues from a biblical perspective. This purpose is supported by investigating areas of interpersonal and public communication, group/ team dynamics, persuasion and/or argumentation and mass/cross-cultural communication as they relate to significant issues of the day. This challenging seminar requires the students to work at a mature level of self motivation, initiative, and emotional stability. This seminar will give graduates within the College of Communication another option to the full 12-week APC school.

Basic Leadership Seminar ( CHR 145 )

This is an in-service programme designed to assist in developing the leadership skills of staff in U of N schools. Students meet several times each week for discussion and instruction on topics such as pastoral skills, spiritual gifts, small group dynamics, basic management principles, and leadership of public meetings and outreaches. In addition each student meets regularly with a mentor for feedback and evaluation. Assignments include reading and reporting on a number of books covering basic leadership issues.

Bible Core Course ( CHR 211 )

This Course gives students a good understanding of the Inductive approach to Bible study, learning how to think critically, equipping them with tools for life. The students read through the whole Bible and every type of biblical genre is studied, with books from both the Old and New Testament. All types of teaching and learning styles are experienced. A NT Timeline and OT Timeline are completed, bringing a great overview of the Bible. Students learn how to memorize and meditate on the Word. They are given opportunities to gain experience in facilitating a Bible study, and enhance their skills in teaching and preaching the Word. They study Hebrew poetry through Psalms and Proverbs and the historical background of each book. 


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

Bible Core Course ( CHR 211 )

This Course gives students a good understanding of the Inductive approach to Bible study, learning how to think critically, equipping them with tools for life. The students read through the whole Bible and every type of biblical genre is studied, with books from both the Old and New Testament. All types of teaching and learning styles are experienced. A NT Timeline and OT Timeline are completed, bringing a great overview of the Bible. Students learn how to memorize and meditate on the Word. They are given opportunities to gain experience in facilitating a Bible study, and enhance their skills in teaching and preaching the Word. They study Hebrew poetry through Psalms and Proverbs and the historical background of each book.

Bible Core Course Seminar 1 ( )

1. This seminar is designed for people to gain an understanding of how to study the Bible inductively 2. To know how to evangelize using the Word 3. To learn how to use the Word in worship, prayer and intercession 4. To learn how to study for life change because Studying God's Word develops and deepens their relationship with God 5. To learn how to research Biblical history and map the Acts journeys

Discipleship Training School (DTS) ( DSP 211 )

This school is an intensive Christian discipleship course beginning with an 11-12 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. 

Credit will be given for this course with satisfactory completion of DSP 212 (DTS Outreach).