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YWAM KANSAS CITY

YOUTH WITH A MISSION

10121 Grandview Rd
Kansas City
MO
64137
United States of America

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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, "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.Focused DTS's: In some locations the DTS is offered with a particular focus, such as the Crossroads DTS, Operation Year DTS, University DTS, Sports DTS, Arts DTS, etc.Credit will be given for this course with satisfactory completion of DSP 212.

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 ""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.Focused DTS's: In some locations the DTS is offered with a particular focus, such as the Crossroads DTS, Operation Year DTS, University DTS, Sports DTS, Arts DTS, etc.Credit will be given for this course with satisfactory completion of DSP 212.

Evangelism Seminar ( CHR 131 )

This seminar gives participants solid foundational teaching on the message of the Gospel, ministering the gifts of the Holy Spirit, creative and effective ways of sharing one's faith, and ministering to the whole person. Depending on the location where it is offered, the emphasis will change (i.e., urban evangelism, youth evangelism, cross-cultural evangelism, etc.)

Foundations for Family Life Seminar I ( FAM 121 )

An introduction to the biblical foundations of marriage and family life. The seminar focuses on the following major categories: biblical family foundations, God's design for marriage, developing marriage seminars, godly parenting patterns, developing parenting seminars, introduction to family systems, Christian family counseling principles, and the role of the family in ministry. This seminar is essential preparation for those wishing to work in YWAM family ministries and is often offered in conjunction with the Family Ministry School (FAM/CNH 231 & 232). Individual segments of the seminar can be taken separately or the entire seminar can be completed at one time. Students may not receive U of N credit simultaneously for the Family Ministry School (FAM/CNH 231 & 232) and the Foundations for Family Life Seminar I (FAM 121).

Impact Evangelism School ( CHR 237 )

Our goal is to produce passionate leaders who multiply the Kingdom of God into every community by equipping every believer to be a witness, every home a place of discipleship and prayer. This course will be a comprehensive rebuilding of the learner’s character and skills to be capable to initiate, plan, execute, and lead evangelistic campaigns and prepare long term discipleship movements. Through this course, leaders will learn to present the vision of community transformation, engender and build field based leadership teams, and develop a strategy for rapid campaign style evangelistic thrusts.

Impact Evangelism Seminar ( CHR 137 )

The course is an introduction to Impact World and prepares students to serve alongside the campaigns. There is three weeks of teaching, with the key focus being on evangelism, prayer and new testament Christianity. This course is a step for students who would like to serve in some capacity with Impact World and can lead to internships.

Impact Evangelism Seminar ( CHR 137 )

The course is an introduction to Impact World and prepares students to serve alongside the campaigns. There is three weeks of teaching, with the key focus being on evangelism, prayer and new testament Christianity. This course is a step for students who would like to serve in some capacity with Impact World and can lead to internships.

Introductory Bible Course ( CHR 227 )

In this 12-week introduction to the Bible, the student will be given an overview of “God’s story” and will discover the purposes of God in it. In this course students are equipped with tools for in-depth personal Bible study. This course combines quality teaching, personal study, and practical application in order to help students develop a modest vocabulary and basic familiarity with the Scriptures as preparation for more advanced courses. It gives comprehensive coverage of many facets of Bible study such as inspiration and canonization of the Scriptures, hermeneutics, biblical ethics, Old Testament survey, basic Greek, New Testament survey, Church history, and homiletics. A disciplined learning environment helps prepare the student for a lifetime of Bible study. The school focuses on a variety of biblical topics already introduced in the Discipleship Training School, yet goes into a deeper study of each topic, with an emphasis on personal discipleship. Specific content will vary according to course location. This course meets the U of N Core Curriculum requirement for Bible and is offered under the following names: School of Biblical Foundations (SBF) and Discipleship Bible School (DBS).

Missions Strategies - YWAM Together ( CHR 199 )

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 bachelors 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 approach (observation, interpretation and application). This course may serve as a core course in all bachelors 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 I CHR 213 12 English 10 Jan 2020 03 Apr 2020

School of Biblical Studies II ( CHR 315 )

This course is a continuation of the School of Biblical Studies, using the inductive approach to study the major and minor prophets of the Old Testament.

School of Biblical Studies II ( CHR 315 )

This course is a continuation of the School of Biblical Studies, using the inductive approach to study the major and minor prophets of the Old Testament.

School of Biblical Studies III ( CHR 316 )

As the final course in the SBS series, this continuation of training in using the inductive approach to studying the Bible, covers the New Testament.

School of Biblical Studies III ( CHR 316 )

As the final course in the SBS series, this continuation of training in using the inductive approach to studying the Bible, covers the New Testament.