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DMin's Youth Ministry Track

Courses

DM 812Y Counseling At Risk Youth (3 credits)

This course will present effective counseling techniques needed for today’s youth workers. Discussion will also include family ministry and ministering to “at risk” young people including several of the issues that ubiquitous to the age segment. (Guest Lecturer: Dr. Marv Penner)

 

DM 813Y Counseling At Risk Youth Forum (1 credit)

The follow-up online course to the in-class seminar. The discussion forum is the opportunity to put what was learned in class into action in the student’s ministry setting.

 

DM814Y Adolescent Sociology and Ministry  (3)

This course will delve deeply into the world of youth looking at broad trends in adolescence and the societal forces that shape them. The role of the church in the development of youth will be considered. (Guest Lecturer: Dr. Chap Clark)

 

DM 815Y Adolescent Sociology and Ministry Forum (1)

The follow-up online course to the in-class seminar. The discussion forum is the opportunity to put what was learned in class into action in the student’s ministry setting.

 

DM 822Y Youth Ministry Models (3)

This course will reflect upon the history of North American youth ministry with attention given to the models and strategies used in the past and present day. The course will also look forward evaluating current models and looking to the future. (Guest Lecturer: Mark Oestreicher)

 

DM 823Y Adolescent Sociology and Ministry Forum (1)

The follow-up online course to the in-class seminar. The discussion forum is the opportunity to put what was learned in class into action in the student’s ministry setting.

 

DM 824Y Understanding Youth Culture (3)

This course will utilize contemporary media as a window into the world of youth and present the skills needed to accurately exegete youth culture towards relevant and effective ministry.

 

DM 825Y Adolescent Sociology and Ministry Forum (1)

The follow-up online course to the in-class seminar. The discussion forum is the opportunity to put what was learned in class into action in the student’s ministry setting.

 

DM 832Y Ministry Longevity (3)

This course will study the best practices of personal health within ministry with consideration given to: ministry boundaries, spiritual disciplines, conflict resolution, working within the non-profit context, submission to authorities, and working with boards.

 

DM 833Y Adolescent Sociology and Ministry Forum (1)

The follow-up online course to the in-class seminar. The discussion forum is the opportunity to put what was learned in class into action in the student’s ministry setting.

 

DM 834Y Youth and the Church (3)

This course will take a frank look at the current situation vis-à-vis youth and the church. Strategies for retention and the future implications of young adult attrition will be discussed.

 

DM 835Y Adolescent Sociology and Ministry Forum (1)

The follow-up online course to the in-class seminar. The discussion forum is the opportunity to put what was learned in class into action in the student’s ministry setting.

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