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YWAM DENVER

YOUTH WITH A MISSION

12750 West 63rd Ave
Arvada
CO
80004
United States of America

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SCHOOLS RUN AT THIS LOCATION

Discipleship Training School (DTS) ( DSP 211 )

This school is an intensive Christian discipleship course beginning with an 11 week lecture/teaching phase followed by an 8 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.

School Of Ministry Development ( CHR 241 )

Leadership schools come in different forms, designed to meet the needs of the students, equipping them for servant leadership while giving the opportunity for personal growth and development. Two emphases offered in this category of school are: School of Ministry Development (SOMD) - During this school students discover and develop their gifts and talents in leadership roles. The SOMD is especially useful for those who are seeking to be further equipped for ministry in a variety of contexts. The training can be adapted to the language and culture of the country in which it is taught. Some of the topics are: understanding the core values of YWAM, perspectives on missions, vision development, transforming cultures, personal fund-raising, situational leadership, bible-centered leadership, discovering your call, public speaking, spiritual authority, and conflict resolution. School of Pioneer Leadership Development (SPLD) - This school has the goal of equipping young leaders to pioneer new YWAM bases, schools or ministries. Students will receive tools to help them in becoming active learners and leaders -- learning the culture, and in some cases the language, of the people where they will pioneer. Topics include team building, principles of pioneering, servanthood, foundational leadership practices, mentoring, coaching, and the role of intercession in pioneering. Students may have an opportunity to work alongside ministries that are in a pioneering phase of development. A recommendation from a YWAM leader is​ required for entry into this course.

School of Worship ( CHR 261 )

The School of Worship is a three month course (followed by an optional 8-12 week field assignment) imparting foundational values and principles to those aiming 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 and worship, spiritual warfare, creativity and musicianship, and worship in missions and evangelism. Note: Each SOW varies in emphasis, please check individual SOW websites and folders.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
School of Worship CHR 261 12 English 10 Jun 2024 23 Aug 2024